Director of Nursing - South Dublin

Location Blackrock
Job-type Permanent
Salary €90000 - €100000 per annum
Reference J336808
Position : Director of Nursing - SOUTH DUBLIN - €90K - €100K


Overview : 

Our client a well establish, highly reputable 100+ bedded Nursing Home based in South Dublin are actively recruiting a Director of Nursing. They are renowned for teamwork and excellent provision of care. Offering flexible work practices, a friendly and homely working atmosphere, promotional, learning and developmental opportunities. They pride themselves with exceptional resident care which stands at the forefront of their core values

The Role :

The Director of Nursing will hold responsibility for the home and report directly to the Director of Operations. The successful candidate will maintain and enhance the professional services and provision of care to residents, managing all operational matters (clinical and non) to improve resident outcomes.
The overall objective of the role is to provide leadership and management to the team, ensuring that the homes vision and values are understood and acted upon. Ensuring, through management of the team that the quality of service and quality of care is always to the highest possible standard whilst adhering to
regulatory requirements.

The General role and responsibilities include:

The support and empowerment of Floor managers to effectively manage and implement agreed policies and procedures within the areas of responsibility.
Promote the concepts of person-centred care through high standards or professional practice which meet the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual and spiritual needs of the residents.
Analyses performance from the business and financial perspectives and assist to achieve financial goals and objectives.
Participate in the development of policy and procedures and continuously monitor and assess performance against such policy and procedures.
Ensure the internal and external audit processes are managed in line with policies and procedures. Maintain an up-to-date working knowledge of relevant regulations, standards and guidance.
Ensure that risks are proactively identified and support the appropriate persons in the treatment of such risks and are reported upon and escalated appropriately.
Ensure that information is collected, utilised and analysed in a manner that supports quality assurance and improvement in line with policy and procedure, regulations, relevant standards, desired accreditation, and business/strategic objectives.
Implement agreed systems of management reporting. This includes, but is not limited to, monthly reporting requirements to Senior Management in the agreed format and requested reviews.
Ensure statutory reporting to external bodies is completed in line with specified guidelines, with reference to The Health Act 2007.
Ensure that decisions made to support the attainment of objectives within your areas of responsibility are made within budget.
Encourage, mentor, and monitor others to routinely utilise evidence-based data for management and clinical decision making. Participate in professional organisations to enhance personal growth and facilitate collaborate
Workforce planning and employment decisions including selection, mentoring and applying appropriate corrective actions to mitigate workplace behaviour problems.

The Education and Experience : 

The successful candidate must hold the following to fulfil the requirements of this role:
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in nursing.
Previous experience and a proven track record of progressive leadership experience in a healthcare setting, caring for the older person.
Qualified as a registered general nurse with The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).
Evidence of continuous professional development
The ability to communicate effectively with residents, family members, team members, management and external bodies e.g. HIQA, HSE, GPs etc.

The Benefits :

Competitive salary
Pension Contribution(2.5%)
Death in Service and Disability Cover
Enhanced Annual Leave
Employee Assistance Programme
Career Progression and ongoing training and development opportunities

The Contact :

Please call Brenda on 01-5136740 to discuss this role further or email your cv in confidence to : brenda.freeney@ttmhealthcare.com

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.