Director of Nursing - Co. Louth

Location County Louth
Job-type Permanent
Salary €70000 - €80000 per annum
Reference J333972
TTM Healthcare are currently recruiting for a Director of Nursing for a prestigious nursing home based in Co. Louth

The ideal candidate will be/have:

Qualified RGN with at least 3 years experience in the last 6 years in care of the older person
Post registration management qualification in health or a related field
Not less than 3 years’ experience in a management capacity in the health and social care area
Registered on the NMBI
Proven track record in healthcare clinical management
Excellent Leadership, Organisational and Communication skills
Sound decision making ability and results driven
Good appreciation of finance issues
Ability to motivate self and others and work on own initiative
Ability to work well and promote a team environment
Willingness to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the company

Duties & Responsibilities:

Conducting regular communication meetings with all clinical staff
Establish a good rapport with external community agencies bringing the local community into the Home and facilitating residents to attend functions/activities within the local community
Liaise with Marketing to maximise opportunities to ensure the Home has a high profile in the local community
Monitor all complaints ensuring that each is documented to include the investigation and outcome
The Company’s Quality of Care System
Clinical practice in the home meets Regulations & Standards
Monitoring of clinical practice through individualised plans of care for each resident
Conducting internal audits and following up on results of same
Initial induction of staff and ongoing training and development of staff
Encouragement of innovative practice
Ensuring implementation and adherence to Company and HIQA standards, procedures and guidelines

Human Resources Function :

Participate in the selection and interviewing of staff
Conduct regular training needs analysis
Ensure HR practices within the Home comply with all current employment legislation with regard to clinical matters
Ensure all registered nurses employed are on the NMBI
Implement Company Health and Safety Policy to safeguard the safety and welfare of staff, residents and others
Implement regular fire training and evacuation plans
Ensure catering meets HACCP standards and is to the highest quality & variety
Ensure the hygiene and cleanliness of the home is to the highest standard
Ensure a preventative maintenance programme is in place and implemented
Financial Administration Responsibilities :
Maintenance of administrative procedures in the absence of the Administrator
Monitoring of administrative procedures
Knowledge of resident’s fee income, funding source, fee arrears, personal allowance, financial records
Management of the Community Unit’s budget.
Have an understanding of legislative requirements regarding the financial affairs of mentally impaired people

Reference ID: J333972

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:
Nurse Management: 3 years (Required)
RGN in Care of the Older Person: 3 years (Required)

For more information or to make an application, contact Brenda at: 01-5136740 or email brenda.freeney@ttmhealthcare.com

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.