Senior Staff Nurse
Fantastic opportunity for a Senior Staff Nurse in a large, professional nursing home group in Kells.
Our client invests a significant amount of resources in staff development and training so that there care teams can implement international best practice and have access to the latest developments in gerontology and residential care of the elderly services.
Our client’s recruitment and human resources procedures are based on current legislation and best practice. All staff are required to have all of the documentation below to gain employment.
Our Client is proud of consistently good reports from government regulators over many years and strive to operate the Nursing Home Group to the highest standards.
Requirements of Senior Staff Nurse
- Satisfactory Garda Vetting
- Have ideally 2-3 year post registration experience in the area of geriatrics and dementia care.
- Accredited Training in Dementia Care and/or Higher Diploma in Gerontology desired but not essential.
- Fluent English and excellent communication skills.
- Applications should be fully registered with An Bord Altranais and on their live register.
Responsibilities of the Senior Staff Nurse
Supervising staff in the course of their duties.
Supervising arrangements for resident’s admissions and discharges.
Supervise, control and administer medications and drugs and ensure safe-keeping and proper storage.
Ensure that drug/medication rounds are carried out at their specified times and as laid down in the Policies & Procedures Manual.
Develop individual care plans for residents using a person centred approach.
Ensure that care notes and care plans are recorded accurately in a timely manner and that records are signed and dated.
Try to solve problems and ensure appropriate treatment is given as outlined in the resident’s care plan.
Ensure that the provision of care includes, where required, making contact with the appropriate GP and that any medication and/or treatment prescribed is administered as soon as possible.
Request help from Care Assistants, work with them and delegate tasks if required.
Supervise and serve residents meal times and feeding requirements and delegate tasks as required.
Ensure that high standards of hygiene are maintained and that equipment is kept in a satisfactory condition and stored correctly.
How to Apply:
If you have the desired experience and Nurse skills and would like to apply for this Senior Nurse Job with an established nursing home group, please apply via the form below including your CV.