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Permanent
Medical and Nursing
Limerick
€22 - €23 per hour
Startdate: ASAP
Ref: J1577_1720449348
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Job description

STAFF NURSE

Hourly rate of pay - €22 and €23 after 6 months. Night duty premium (10%), Saturday premium (15%), and time and a half for Sundays

Permanent - Full time

Newcastlewest Co. Limerick

Are you passionate about making a difference? Want to work in a warm, homely environment. We are working with our client who is looking for dedicated professionals to join their team and help their residents live with dignity and joy.

If you have a heart for caring and a commitment to excellence, explore our career opportunities and become part of a nurturing community.

BENEFITS

  • Excellent working conditions
  • Meals included.
  • very flexible family friendly staff rosters
  • Staff of the month awards
  • Staff games room

THE ROLE!!!

As a member of a multidisciplinary team, the post holder is responsible for nursing assessments, and developing, implementing, and evaluating care programs. They assist in rehabilitation by promoting independence and optimal functioning for disabled residents.

In the absence of the ADON/Clinical Nurse Manager, they efficiently manage care resources during their shift. They support, supervise, and assist Health Care Assistants (HCAs) in delivering person-centered care, maintaining records, and ensuring confidentiality within relevant guidelines and policies.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assess care needs; develop, implement, and evaluate care programs to ensure high standards.
  • Organize workload with residents' interests as a priority.
  • Ensure safety and report incidents or untoward occurrences.
  • Maintain resident healthcare records per guidelines.
  • Supervise junior staff and students providing resident care.
  • Collaborate as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Participating in multidisciplinary meetings.
  • Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate residents' care needs, ensuring safe practice and high standards.
  • Initiate emergency care if residents' conditions deteriorate.
  • Provide health education and promotion through verbal and written communication with residents, relatives, and carers.
  • Maintain effective communication with all stakeholders to ensure resident needs are met.
  • Organize own workload and delegate tasks to HCAs to meet resident needs.
  • Plan, coordinate, and oversee activities including staffing levels, breaks, staff movement, resident appointments, and medication rounds.
  • Report and document all concerns and complaints.
  • Use effective listening skills, especially for residents with communication difficulties, to ensure their requests and needs are fully understood and addressed.
  • Adhere to ABA Code of Conduct and nursing home philosophy.
  • Follow nursing home policies and procedures.
  • Serve as a professional role model to residents, relatives, carers, staff, and the public.
  • Promote and safeguard residents' interests and well-being.
  • Maintain professional registration as per ABA requirements.
  • Participate in Individual Performance Review (IPR) procedures for continuous development.
  • Maintain accurate clinical records, understanding legal implications.
  • Establish effective communication channels with the multi-professional team.
  • Maintain a standard of dress and conduct that promotes confidence in individual and service capability.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Registered Nurse with active An Bord Altranais (ABA) registration.
  • Experience in elderly care.
  • Maintain professional knowledge and skills for evidence-based practice per ABA standards.
  • Identify and address training needs through personal reviews.
  • Educate, supervise, and assess Health Care Assistants (HCAs).
  • Competent in mandatory training (e.g., infection control, moving and handling, end-of-life care, elderly abuse).
  • Knowledge of The Health Act (2007), S.I. 415 of 2013, and HIQA Standards.
  • Demonstrate effective time management for self and others.
  • Exhibit strong listening and interpersonal skills with relatives, healthcare professionals, and residents.
  • Work independently and as part of a team; capable of leading a nursing team.
  • Up-to-date knowledge in elderly care, including behavior management, wound care, end-of-life care, nutrition, medication management, and best practices.

APPLY!!!

If interested, please contact Emma O Halloran at Staffline Recruitment by clicking on APPLY.

STAFFLINE MEDICAL is a dedicated division within Staffline Recruitment, focused on providing Permanent staffing solutions across; Medical, Health & Social Care divisions.

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Emma OHalloran

Healthcare Recruitment Consultant