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Clinical Nurse Manager – Clare

Reference 26047

Location Clare

Job Type Permanent

Category Nursing

Our client a state of the art residential care home facility that can accommodate up to 84 residents and provide a wide range of specialist services based in County Clare are currently inviting applications to the role of Clinical Nurse Manager.

Benefits :

Salary : €24 – €26 per hour

Further education

Support Paid training days

Paid Breaks

Minimum of 39 hour contracts

Premiums for working Sundays

Subsidised canteen

Uniform supplied (top)

Double time for bank holidays

Provide a death in service benefit

Duties :

Ensuring that the home policies and best clinical standards are always practiced.

Working with different staff members in all areas to ensure that standards are maintained.

Identify areas that may be of concern and follow up with the Director of Nursing to put action plans put in place.

Reviewing residents with pressure sores /sustained falls / clinically unwell, through clinical practices and documentation to ensure appropriate management plan is in place. Troubleshoot any ongoing clinical issues and non-clinical issues and escalating to the Director of Nursing.

Perform comprehensive assessments of residents and monitor ongoing assessments and modifications.

Medication Management :

Supervise medication administration and compliance by nursing staff.

Order monthly stock and compile monthly stock inventory.

Review medication audits with Director of Nursing and improve standards.

Liaise with GPs and pharmacy with regards to medication reviews and audits.

Staff Supervision & Training :

Work alongside and be a visible presence with the Staff Nurses and Care Assistants.

Participate in Training & Development/Performance Appraisal for Staff Nurses and Care Assistants in conjunction with the Director of Nursing.

Work with Care Assistants, ensuring that they have a professional, yet caring approach to the residents, and that they provide a high standard of direct care.

Ensure the implementation of the Named Nurse and Named Care Assistant practice and monitor the effectiveness of individuals in relation to their assigned residents.

Assess training needs in conjunction with the Director of Nursing and implement in house training, such as infection control, palliative care, understanding challenging behaviour.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes:

BSc in General Nursing or equivalent. Dementia experience is desirable.

Previous managerial training / experience is an advantage.

Registered on the NMBI live register.

Excellent Leadership, Organisational and Communication skills.

Sound decision making ability.

Ability to motivate self and others and work on own initiative.

Ability to work well and promote a team environment.

Results driven.

The Contact : Please call Brenda on 01-5136740 or email your cv in confidence to

Brenda Freeney

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