Staff Nurse

Location Dublin
Job-type Permanent
Salary INMO - Payscale
Reference J360420
Date Published 11 months ago

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables

Provides direct care to assigned patients.

To ensure the provision of a high standard of nursing care to patients attending the Endoscopy unit, working within agreed policies and procedures.

Executes physician's orders for all assigned patients; safely and properly administers medications and treatments.

Notifies appropriate nursing and medical staff to changes in the patient's status.

Independently performs duties and assumes responsibility for care of assigned patients.

Performs techniques and routines in the specialty service area.

Performs or assists others to perform proper aseptic techniques, isolation procedures, and infection control measures.

Documents nursing care in all assigned patient records and the hospital Meditech system.

Maintains patient's privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times.

Evaluates care given including the patient response.

Reassesses and documents the proposed revision of interventions and desired outcomes.

Demonstrates ability to assess patient's understanding of and compliance with instructions and health care teaching.

Reviews documentation of instructions, teaching topics, and patient response with the Nurse Manager or designee.

Adheres to internal controls established for the endoscopy department.

Performs related duties as required within the Endsocopy department.

Personal & Professional Responsibilities

The post holder is expected to

Maintain a professional portfolio.

Ensure their professional and personal persona positively reflects the profession of nursing and Beacon Hospital.

Identify potential and beneficial topics for nursing research.

Utilise all practical opportunities to educate the patient and their families.

Attend appropriate study days or courses.

Be a preceptor and or supervisor to students and newly appointed staff.

Participate in their performance review with their Nurse Manager.

Please call kara on 01 5136740 ex 224 or Email

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