Theatre Nurse - Maternity Leave

  • Job Reference: VAC-10612
  • Date Posted: 22 December 2017
  • Recruiter: Nurse Bank
  • Location: Limerick, City of Limerick, Ireland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable
  • Sector: Theatre Nurse
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 1 Day(s)
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

On behalf of our client, we have a requirement for an experienced Theatre Staff Nurse to join a prestigious Hospital in Co. Limerick to cover maternity leave. The Staff nurse will report to the Theatre Manager.
Duties and Responsibilities:
" To assess patient care needs and plan, implement and evaluate programmes of care which meet the patient's physical and emotional needs.
" Respects the dignity and confidentiality of patients, serving as an advocate as necessary.
" To actively participate in the Safe Surgery Check procedure (adapted from the WHO recommendations on safe surgery saves lives) in line with local & national policy.
" To carry out necessary pre, intra and post-operative safety checks in accordance with policy.
" Collaborates with other health team members in planning care.
" Knows and practices according to established legal requirements, policy and procedures.
" Establishes care priorities based on nursing/medical patient problems.
" Performs procedures accurately, completely and safely.
" Provides care with minimal supervision in a timely manner.
" To ensure all hazardous substances are handled in accordance with hospital policy.
Applicants must:
" Be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)
" Have at least 2 year's Theatre experience.
" Experience in an acute setting is desirable.
" Have excellent interpersonal skills.
For further details, please contact the Nurse Bank Team on 01-699 1555 or email
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