CNM1 required for a Theatre Department of an acute hospital in Sligo. This CNM position is suitable for an experienced Theatre nurse with a strong acute nursing background who is hoping to step up into a nurse manager role. This is a full time permanent position.
Main duties and responsibilities:
Provide leadership advice and support to nurses working in the department.
Provide supervision and assist in the development of knowledge, skills and attitudes of staff and assigned students.
Provide quality patient focused care.
Be responsible for the co-ordination, assessment, planning, implementation and review of care for service users according to service standards.
Plan discharge or transition of the service user between services as appropriate
Contribute to the development and maintenance of nursing standards, protocols and guidelines consistent with the highest standards of patient care.
Participate in clinical audit as required
Collaborate with the CNM2 in preparing, implementing and evaluating budget and service plans for the clinical area.
Co-operate in managing all resources - including nursing and non-nursing staff within an agreed budget.
The successful candidate must:
Be registered in General division of NMBI
Have at least 2 years post registration experience in a Theatre environment
Post graduate qualification in Theatre desirable
Previous experience at CNM1 grade or higher desirable