Assistant Director of Nursing

  • Job Reference: VAC-19737
  • Date Posted: 27 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Nurse Bank
  • Location: Cork, City of Cork, Ireland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable
  • Sector: Assistant Director of Nursing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

On behalf of our Client, we have a requirement for an experienced Assistant Director of Nursing in a Nursing Home situated in Cork. Our client is committed to providing the highest standard of care to all their patients. 


Duties:
" Ensure that all nursing personnel assigned to a care area comply with the written policies and procedures established by this facility.
" Participate with updating and reviewing care plans that identify goals, problems, approaches, and revisions.
" Administer professional nursing services when needed commensurate with the scope of practice.
" Meet with assigned nursing staff to discuss planning the shift's services, programs, and activities and monitor duties are completed as directed.
" Collaborate with other members of the interdisciplinary team to ensure that the resident's total regimen of care is maintained.
" Oversee the quality of resident admissions, transfers and discharges.
" Participate in the Orientation of new residents/family members to the unit.
" Complete daily clinical and environmental rounds to evaluate resident care and report significant events.
" Address resident / family issues in a timely manner. Report significant issues to the Director of Nursing.
" Communicate with health care practitioner to review treatment plans, complete orders, progress notes, etc., in accordance with established policies.
" Oversee the completion of accident / incident reports involving residents. Report to IDT.
" Complete Recapitulations each month for Physician signature. Report all discrepancies to Director of Nursing.
" Ensure that an adequate supply of floor stock medications, supplies, and equipment are available to meet resident care needs
" Conduct employee performance evaluations.
" Make recommendations to the Director of Nursing concerning employee discipline, dismissal and/or transfers.
Applicants must have:
" Must be fully registered with NMBI.
" A minimum of 4 years post graduate experience.
" Managerial skills is desirable.
" A genuine interested in working with the Care of the Elderly.
" Excellent interpersonal skills.


For further details, please contact the Nurse Bank Team on +353862243922 or email poppy.smullen@nursebank.ie
Nurse Bank is a leading nursing and healthcare recruitment firm and is a division of AGC Healthcare.