Staff Nurse (Intellectual Disability)

  • Job Reference: VAC-10463
  • Date Posted: 13 October 2017
  • Recruiter: Nurse Bank
  • Location: County Westmeath, Ireland
  • Salary: £27,483 to £43,800
  • Bonus/Benefits: £27,483 - 43,800 per year + Shift
  • Sector: Intellectual Disability Nurse
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Staff Nurse (Intellectual Disability)
We have a requirement for a Staff Nurse (Intellectual Disability) in a Prestigious Care Centre within the HSE in Co. Westmeath. The successful candidate will report to the Clinical Nurse Manager. The role of the Staff Nurse (Intellectual Disability) is to provide holistic, person-centred nursing care, promoting optimum independence, enhancing the quality of life for service users with intellectual, physical or sensory disability in all aspects of daily living.

Candidate must have:
" Be registered in the Intellectual Disability Register of Nurses kept by An Bord Altranais or be entitled to be so registered
" Have the clinical and administrative capacity to properly discharge the functions of the role

" Demonstrates sufficient clinical knowledge, clinical reasoning skills and evidence based practice to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the role.
" Practices nursing care safely and effectively, fulfilling her / his professional responsibility within her / his scope of practice.
" Practices in accordance with legislation affecting nursing practice
" Demonstrates the ability to plan and organise effectively
" Demonstrate a commitment to providing a quality service
" Demonstrate the ability to build and maintain relationships including the ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
" Demonstrates effective analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
" Demonstrates excellent communication skills, including sufficient command of the English language so as to effectively carry out the duties and responsibilities of the role
" Demonstrates evidence of ability to empathise with and treat patients, relatives and colleagues with dignity and respect
" Demonstrate a commitment to continuing professional development
" Demonstrate an awareness of developments within the HSE
" Demonstrate knowledge of the HSE Transformation Programme
" Demonstrate a willingness to engage and develop IT skills relevant to the role

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