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Medical/Surgical Staff Nurse, Dublin

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Medical/Surgical Staff Nurse, Dublin

  • Medical/Surgical Staff Nurse, Dublin
  • Dublin
  • To Be Advised
  • To be advised

Job Description

Location Overview: This is our home, the land of Guinness, a cup of tea, and the world-famous Irish hospitality! A career in Irish healthcare could be one of the best choices you’ll ever make. Ireland is renowned for its’ high standards in medical practice and patient welfare. We’ll take your needs seriously and provide you with the position that best suits your unique skills and qualifications.

Job Overview:

Our client is seeking a Medical/Surgical Staff Nurse to join their team.  To work within the nursing team and assist colleagues as necessary in providing and maintaining the highest standards in patient care at all times and to work as part of the multidisciplinary team.

Job Summary: Primary Duties:

  • Planning, implementing and evaluating care given to patients from admission to discharge                        
  • Completing nursing assessment care plan and other relevant documentation
  • Report verbally and in writing, pertinent patient care information to appropriate nursing/medical staff and other clinical staff.
  • Liaise with and co-operate with other departments as required and demonstrate good interpersonal skills.
  • Ensure all documentation relating to patient is accurately maintained in the patient’s medical records in line with policy and procedures and the record kept in a confidential manner and using only approved abbreviations.
  • Comply with the medications policy ensuring that regulations for the safekeeping and recording of scheduling drugs are adhered to at all times.
  • Update Nurse Management System and Patient Administration System.
  • Function effectively and respond quickly and calmly in an emergency situation.
  • Provide care with minimal supervision and takes charge of the department in the absence of the CNMII.
  • Use discretion and decision-making regarding patient care, referring appropriately to CNMII, Medical Staff or other disciplines.
  • Follow appropriate lines of authority by discussing issues first with CNMII.
  • Takes responsibility for stock control, ensuring adequate levels of required supplies are held on the department at all times.
  • Mentor student nurses, new staff nurses and care assistants
  • Contributes to Nursing ‘Best Practice’ by assisting in identifying recurrent nursing problems and implementing evidence-based practices.
  • Participate and co-operate with initiatives to maintain Hospital accreditation, including assisting with data collection
  • Deputise for the CNMs, as requested and plan/delegate staff workload in accordance with the needs of the Department
  • Ensure all adverse occurrences and /or difficulties concerning patients and staff are reported to C.N.M./Director of Nursing, documenting full details as per Hospital Policy
  • Maintain own education records and participate in ongoing professional Development/education.
  • Ensure effective and efficient use of resources at all times.
  • Other duties as required, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties, but mainly to highlight the current main responsibilities of the post.

Educational/Professional Qualifications

  • NMBI Pin
  • Ongoing professional development        
  • NLT 1 years experience 

Some Benefits Include

  • Competitive and attractive rates of pay and allowances
  • Competitive annual leave arrangements in addition to statutory holidays
  • Recognition and celebration for the hard work and dedication of staff, as they strive for excellence in the care they provide, is marked in an annual Staff Awards Event.
  • Healthcare Schemes - V.H.I., Laya and Irish Life Healthcare Scheme offers discounted membership to staff.
  • Restaurant Facilities - The hospital provide a restaurant service that serves delicious and nutritious subsidised meals which are available to all staff and include breakfast, lunch, evening tea and snacks with varied menus.
  • Car parking facilities are available for all Staff members of staff.
  • Staff Members’ Discount on Services - discount to staff for out-patient facilities such as Cardiology, Pharmacy, Diagnostic Imaging, Pathology, Physiotherapy, etc.