Paediatric Nurse

€ 29,346 - € 45,701 per annum



Acute Nurse, Nurse, Paediatric, Staff Nurse



Job Description

Paediatric Nurse  (Inpatient)
Paediatric nurse required for a 16 bedded paediatric inpatient ward of a large acute hospital in Cavan. The ward mainly caters for medical/surgical cases but also for oncology and CF patients.  
This is a full time position covering both days and nights but part time applications may also be considered.  
The salary is based on the HSE pay scales and benefits such as pension, maternity/paternity leave and support for further education are available.      
  • Provide professional nursing skills in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the nursing care for assigned paediatric patients while providing exceptional patient care
  • Observe and record signs, symptoms, and behaviours, including the physiological status of patients
  • Maintain accurate nursing records
  • Perform techniques and routines in the specialty service area.
    • Registered Sick Children's Nurse/ RCN
    • Must have at least 12  months experience in a paediatric ward
    • Higher diploma or post graduate education in paediatric nursing desirable
    The ideal candidate will possess effective planning, organising and time management skills. He/she should also have excellent communication skills and have a flexible approach to rosters.    
    Benefits include:  
    • HSE pay scales
    • Maternity/Paternity Leave
    • Pension
    • Support for professional development
    • Internal transfer after 6 months
    • Internal progression opportunities
    For more information or to apply, please call Leona on (01)5136740 or email your CV to