Registered Nurse Elderly Care - Permanent - Limerick

Location Croagh
Job-type Permanent
Salary €19 - €20 per hour
Reference J337532
The Position :

We are currently looking for a Registered Nurse Elderly Care - Permanent Full-time - Co. Limerick

Overview :

Our client a leading healthcare provider of residential care in Ireland is actively recruiting a full time Staff Nurse for one of their residential facilities, a modern 80+ bedded purpose built home where they provide a high standard of care 24 hours a day. They offer residential care as well as specialist Memory Care for residents living with dementia. They also provide respite care to give home carers a much needed break, or rehabilitation after a hospital stay.
Applicants must be currently registered with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (active pin) and be passionate about Gerontological Care.

Benefits:

Include guaranteed hours contracts, competitive starting rates, Sunday premiums, paid breaks, comprehensive induction training and continued in-house training/professional development, opportunities for career progression, covered/subsidised meals
Overview of the role :
To promote and maintain the highest attainable standard of nursing care within the home and ensure that all staff are performing their duties adequately. This role reports to and is responsible to the Director of Nursing.

Duties and Responsibilities :

Lead and manage staff, delegating duties as necessary.
Ensure that all residents are treated with dignity, privacy and respect and ensuring they are treated as individuals.
Understand the Named Nurse concept, its function, and implementation and ensure that all relevant documentation is completed to the standards required
Maintain professional standards in keeping with An Bord Altranais Code of Professional Conduct and have an understanding of all An Bord Altranais documents and their implications for nursing practice.
Establish a personal and meaningful relationship with all residents, relatives and visitors, ensuring appropriate support and comfort is given at all times, especially to the bereaved.
Ensure all the client's policies are known and adhered to by all staff.
Maintain clear, concise and accurate records within the home in accordance with legislation and the client's standards
Ensures the agreed policies and procedures for the control, administration and custody of all drugs and medicines are adhered to.
Knowledge and awareness of HIQA standards and ability to participate in inspection process.
Ensure all admissions to the home are carried out correctly and all appropriate documentation completed.
Liaise with health care professionals as necessary regarding the discharge of a resident to the community to ensure continuity of care.

What are the qualifications, skills and experienced required?

Registered on the Irish live register (NMBI). Must have active PIN.
Has clinical experience working in Gerontological Care or Residential Nursing Care
Working experience of HIQA Standards and Health Act Regulations 2013
Fluent in English language (verbal and written) and be eligible to work in Ireland
Strong communication and listening skills
Work well with and lead a care team
Caring and compassionate, and be passionate about providing high quality person-centred care

The Contact :

Please call Brenda on 01-5136740 for further information or email your cv in confidence to brenda.freeney@ttmhealthcare.com

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.