Director of Nursing and Staff Nurse job in private nursing home 

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  • Date Listed11/01/2021
  • Location
  • Advertised ByAgency
  • Job TypeFull-Time

Our client has a fabulous Director of Nursing job opportunity for the right candidate in their lovely nursing home. Also recruiting for a dynamic Staff nurse in the same home.

The DON role could suit a Clinical Nurse Manager or Assistant Director or Nursing seeking to step up into the role given three years management experience in care of the elderly.

This Nursing home is a flagship home, part of a larger Group going from strength to strength.

Excellent salary and benefits on offer for the right person.

Bonus included on compliance with HIQA and occupancy - very achievable.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Quality of Care Responsibilities

To ensure the delivery of the highest standards of nursing and social care which meet the individual needs of each resident through implementation of:

- The Company’s Quality of Care System

- Clinical practice in the home meets Regulations and Standards

- Monitoring of clinical practice through individualised plans of care for each resident

- Conducting internal audits and following up on results of same

- Initial induction of staff and ongoing training and development of staff

- Encouragement of innovative practice

- Ensuring implementation and adherence to Company and HIQA standards, procedures and guidelines

• Financial Administration Responsibilities

- Maintenance of administrative procedures in the absence of the Administrator

- Monitoring of administrative procedures

- Knowledge of residents fee income, funding source, fee arrears, personal allowance, financial records

- Management of the Community Unit’s budget.

- Have an understanding of legislative requirements regarding the financial affairs of mentally impaired people

• General Management

- Conducting regular communication meetings with all clinical staff

- Establish a good rapport with external community agencies bringing the local community into the Home and facilitating residents to attend functions/activities within the local community

Qualifications Skills and Attributes:

• Qualified RGN with at least 3 years management experience in the last 6 years in care of the older Person.

• Registered on appropriate part of Irish live register of NMBI

• Proven track record in healthcare clinical management

• Excellent Leadership, Organisational and Communication skills

• Sound decision making ability and results driven

• Good appreciation of finance issues

• Ability to motivate self and others and work on own initiative

• Ability to work well and promote a team environment

• Willingness to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the company

Apply with CV to or call Maria on 087 922 2245

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