Overview

MediWest Care are seeking Staff  Nurses for one of Dublin’s most respected Private Nursing Homes.

The purpose of this role is to manage the care of residents daily with a focus on high standard of quality care in line with polices and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities include;

  • To be responsible and accountable for the quality of care provided to assigned residents and the supervision of Healthcare Assistants providing this
  • To take responsibility for the duties assigned by the Clinical management
  • To be responsible for the safe ordering, delivery/return receipt, custody, checking and administration of any controlled medications as per the Misuse of Drugs Act and all other medications that are administered strictly in accordance with the General practitioner’s instructions/prescription and that proper, safe and approved control medication management policies and procedures are strictly adhered
  • To be responsible in reporting and recording any medication incident/errors as a professionally registered nurse to the Clinical Nurse Manager, resident, family/advocate and General practitioner, as per the medication management policy and standard operating procedures of Orwell
  • To ensure as a staff nurse on day or night duty, any inadequate supplies of medications, dressings, stock items are reported in a timely manner to the Clinical Nurse Manager for
  • To provide evidenced based and policy referenced care for all nursing procedures, in accordance with the resident’s wishes/preferences and in line with his/her assessments and care plan
  • To ensure that as a staff nurse you are fully informed of the Health and Safety policy
  • To ensure that as a staff nurse you are fully informed of the Infection Control Policy, including procedures for hand hygiene, barrier nursing, Multi drug resistant organisms like CRE, VRE, Covid 19 and clinical waste/sharps
  • To communicate effectively with the Clinical Nurse Manager on duty regarding any health and safety incidents/accidents or infection control
  • To be familiar with all statutory instruments of legislation, policies, regulations: including Health Information and Quality Authority standards for Older Persons and any related Nursing and midwifery board guidelines for
  • To maintain as per you contract of employment full data protection and confidentiality of all information when working onsite or when off duty, related to residents/relatives/visitors, fellow staff colleagues and the organisation,
  • To be responsible for developing person centered care plan for assigned named residents and to implement the care as per the agreed care
  • To fully review and update all assessments and care plans of assigned residents every 4 monthly or when there is a significant change in resident’s
  • To develop good interpersonal relationships with residents and family members and to conduct care plan meetings with residents and families to review ad discuss the care plans
  • To agree to flexibility within this job description as per your contract of employment and carry out such other duties appropriate within your knowledge, experience and scope of practice to the post, as directed by the Clinical management

Requirements of the Registered General Nurse

  • Be registered on the General Division of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).
  • Be flexible in relation to their work pattern and assigned unit of care.
  • Have a clear, open and friendly communication style with the ability to respond quickly and appropriately across a variety of situations.
  • Have excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Have proven clinical experience, a clear commitment to person-centred care, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Have fluent spoken and written English.

Get in touch today, email info@mediwestcare.ie

To apply for this job email your details to boconnell@mediwestcare.ie.