Job Description

Clinical Nursing Manager- South Dublin

Ref No: SF17208

Co. Dublin, Ireland

Competitive salary

Clinical Nursing Manager- Office Based- South Dublin

Core Purpose:

This Client is a leading provider of Community Nursing Services, recognised as innovators in the field of home/community therapy services. They are currently seek to recruit a Clinical Nurse Manager for the IV nursing service which also operates a training and education service to patients. The role is office based overseeing the operational aspects of daily clinical delivery on a national basis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To act as an expert practitioner within the referral department demonstrating advanced clinical competence.
  • To lead referral acceptance and assessment of patient care needs as well as develop and evaluate care programmes.
  • To anticipate and identify improvements needed and address deficiencies in the quality of service provided. This will include rota efficiency, service development needs, development and implementation of policies, audit processes and patient safety initiatives.
  • To cooperate fully, professionally and openly with the field based Nurse Managers To support the integration of services across OPAT-CIT Services & General Services.
  • To maintain the highest standards of record keeping and ensure accurate input of data onto IT systems.
  • Recognise and report immediately any untoward events on a patient visit.
  • To demonstrate a commitment to the identification of risk by reporting all incidents and near misses as well as following through on action plans, and implementing preventative actions.
  • To carry out regular risk assessments to identify clinical risks and prevent accidents, in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Work with multi-disciplinary teams to obtain a seamless referral process between referring units and the management control centre.
  • To be responsible for establishing and keeping track of quality improvement and other information that concerns patient care.
  • To participate in multidisciplinary internal meetings and externally when required
  • Providing reports / clinical information to the HSE as required
  • Developing relationships with other services providers both HSE and private to ensure smooth running of the National Service
  • To act as a clinical lead on behalf of the HSE, to report on clinical incidents and advise all other providers on the guidelines and process of the National programme
  • To act as a clinical support to the Administrative staff and offer guidance where necessary

Intrerested Applicants should have:

  • High degree of self-motivation.
  • High level of attention to detail, having a systematic and structured approach to tasks and processes as well as having excellent management skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to liaise with persons of all levels of nursing to coordinate patient services.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Displays a good deal of flexibility and is adaptable to change.
  • Ability to multitask in an ever changing environment
  • Ability to problem solve and devise solutions to ensure all patients have access to the national service.

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