Director of Nursing

  • Job Reference: VAC-10629
  • Date Posted: 24 November 2017
  • Recruiter: Nurse Bank
  • Location: Galway, City of Galway, Ireland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable
  • Sector: Director of Nursing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

On behalf of our client, we require a Director of Nursing to join a prestigious nursing home in Co. Galway. The successful candidate will provide strategic leadership and promote the opportunity for clients / residents to direct their own lives in accordance with their cognitive and physical abilities in a homely and "normalised" environment.
Duties:
" Promote improved opportunities for clients / residents to have meaningful relationships.
" Promote a culture of respect for clients / residents, their families and staff.
" Lead by example demonstrating dignity, courtesy and professionalism at all times.
" Promote the social interaction of clients / residents with the wider community, including facilitating the on-going involvement in their personal interests, hobbies etc.
" Develop and promote good interpersonal relationships with clients / residents, their family / social network supports and the multidisciplinary care team in the promotion of person-centred care.
" Collaborate and work closely with the client / resident, his / her family, the multi-disciplinary team, external agencies and services to promote clients' independence, to facilitate discharge planning, to ensure continuity of care and attention to specific care requirements.
" Participate as an active member of the primary care teams and health & social care networks.
" Collaborate with clients / residents, family, carers and other staff in treatment / care planning and in the provision of support and advice.
" Provide strategic and clinical leadership and direction for nursing and related services which results in the delivery of effective, efficient, quality assured client / resident centred care.
" Develop and promote the concept of collaborative care planning in conjunction with other residents /clients, their families/friends, as appropriate, and healthcare staff.
Candidates must:
" Be a registered nurse on the active Register of Nurses and Midwives held by An Bord Altranais agus Cn imhseachais na h ireann (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland) or be eligible to be so registered
" Have a minimum of 5 years post graduate experience
" Be registered in the General Division of the register of Nurses and Midwives in which the application is being made
" Excellent interpersonal skills
Take the first step - contact the Nurse Bank team today on 01 6991555 or apply@nursebank.ie
Nurse Bank is a leading nursing and healthcare recruitment firm and is a division of AGC Healthcare. Nurse Bank works in partnership with Ireland's top healthcare organisations and assist both Irish based and international nurses seeking access the best available career and training opportunities in Ireland. Our clients are spread across the island of Ireland - we are confident that we can match your requirements around a new post or locum work to a location and organisation that meets all of your criteria. We also offer a comprehensive package of relocation supports if required and have a rewarding Referral Scheme to demonstrate our appreciation to nurses that both find employment with us or refer a colleague to us.