Director of Nursing

Competitive

Meath

Nursing

Permanent

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Job Description

 
Our client one of Ireland's leading healthcare providers are looking to recruit a Director of Nursing for a 60 bedded Nursing Home which has a rich tapestry of history and was one of the founding residences of the village close to Co. Meath.   Accommodation is configured to address the needs of all potential residents and includes superior single, companion and shared accommodation, with assisted bath and shower rooms.
 
                 
Position of Director of Nursing      
         
The appointee will undertake the role and responsibilities of the Person-in- Charge in line with the Health Act 2007, related regulations and standards published by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA).            
Accountable to the Clinical Director, the successful applicant will be required to provide and manage a professional care and nursing service while actively contributing to the development of the Nursing Home, its residents and staff.            
             
The successful applicant:Must be a registered nurse (on, or eligible to be on, the live register of nurses maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, NMBI.          
Must have 7 years relevant post registration nursing experience.          
Must have (within the last 6 years) a minimum 3 years' relevant experience, caring for the older person.          
Must possess (within the last 6 years) a minimum of 3 years management/supervisory experience, including team leadership with resource planning and allocation.          
Must have the ability to communicate effectively with residents, relatives/visitors, employees, management and external bodies e.g. GPs, hospitals, HSE, HIQA, etc.          
Post-registration qualification in Gerontology or Dementia Care and          
Post-registration qualification in healthcare management or equivalent will be an advantage. In the absence of such a qualification, the appointee will be required to undertake such training.             
           
An excellent remuneration package will be provided to the successful candidate including the provision of continuing professional development.      
               
           
For more information on this role and a full job description please contact Brenda at TTM Healthcare Recruitment on 01-2970391 or e-mail your cv in confidence to bfreeney@ttmhealthcare.com

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