Assistant Director of Nursing

  • Job Reference: VAC-10560
  • Date Posted: 24 October 2017
  • Recruiter: Nurse Bank
  • Location: County Kerry, Ireland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable
  • Sector: Assistant Director of Nursing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

On behalf of our Client, we have a requirement for an experienced Assistant Director of Nursing (Clinical Excellence) in a prestigious hospital in Co. Kerry. Our client is committed to providing the highest standard of care to all their patients. The purpose of this position is to oversee and direct nursing care for the patients, and to supervise the daily nursing activities.
Duties:
" Direct and supervise, on assigned unit, the daily functions of the nursing staff in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the Skilled Nursing Facility.
" 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.
" Manage and improve unit based performance metrics that are reported by the facility (i.e. falls, FAPU, QM's, re-hospitalizations, etc.)
" 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.
For further details, please contact the Nurse Bank Team on 01-699 1555 or email apply@nursebank.ie
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