Staff Nurse (Residential Care Facility - East Cork

Location Midleton
Job-type Permanent
Salary €18 - €20 per hour
Contact Brenda Freeney
Email email Brenda
Reference J345527
Date Published 18 days ago
Position : Staff Nurse (Permanent Full Time) - Residential Care Facility - East Cork
(Close to Youghal and Cobh and 15 minutes from Midleton)

Location : East Cork

Full-time, Permanent

Our Client a Family owned 40+ bedded residential Home that has been providing the highest quality and most professional care for our residents for over 35 years is currently recruiting a Staff Nurse on a full time permanent basis. This is a vibrant Nursing Home whose ethos is centered solely around our residents.

Applicants must be currently registered with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland and be passionate about Gerontological Care.

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 policies are known and adhered to by all staff.
Maintain clear, concise and accurate records within the home in accordance with legislation and 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.
Have 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

Benefits : Offering a competitive salary and premiums

The Contact :

For further information on this position please contact Brenda on 01-5136740 or email your cv in confidence to :

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.