Recruiting nurses and healthcare assistants for nursing homes and private hospitals is the business of Hollilander Recruitment, a healthcare staffing agency. Hollilander Recruitment are actively recruiting for an employer located in County Dublin that is actively seeking a Clinical Nurse Manager 1.
Our employer has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Manager to lead and develop a team of Registered Nurses and Healthcare Assistants, and to play an integral and active role in a committed Multidisciplinary Team thereby making a significant contribution in the area of psychiatric nurse management.
The successful candidate will be a dynamic and energetic individual with experience of working at Clinical Nurse Management or as a Staff Nurse in mental health and will have an in-depth knowledge of the Mental Health Commission requirements, leadership skills and governance with evidence of continuing professional development.
The Clinical Nurse Manager 1 will report to the Clinical Nurse Manager 2 and will have a pivotal role in co-ordinating and managing activity and resources within the nursing and clinical areas. The key responsibilities are ensuring high clinical standards are adhered to, resource management, staff development, facilitating communication and professional/clinical leadership.
Key responsibilities include:
- Support the Clinical Nurse Management team in the strategic and operational development, co-ordination and management of the service in accordance with national and regulatory standards and with regard to best practice.
- Manage patient care to ensure the highest professional standards using an evidence-based, care planning approach.
- Ensure that patients/residents and others are treated with dignity and respect and encourage patients/residents to be as independent as possible in the activities of daily living.
- Support the delivery of strategic and operational change programmes in our service.
- Ensure that all practices, procedures and policies conform with the service and strategic plans of the organisation.
- Provide safe, comprehensive nursing care to patients/residents within the guidelines laid out by An Bord Altranais.
- Provide a high level of professional and clinical leadership and ensure that the nursing and healthcare service provision is delivered to the highest standard of treatment and care, and that safety standards are maintained.
- Ensure the highest standard of compliance with regulatory programmes including Clinical Governance, Health and Safety and Risk Management standards.
- Responsibility for the co-ordination, assessment, planning, delivery and review of patient/residential care by all staff in their designated area.
- Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, and participate in teams/meetings/committees as appropriate, communicating and working collaboratively.
- Co-ordinate all activities with the Centre’s Medical Staff in respect of doctors’ visits to include all follow-up action required.
- Collaborate with patients/residents, family, carers and other staff in treatment/care planning and in the provision of support and advice.
- Communicate verbally and/or in writing results of assessments, treatment/care programmes and recommendations to the team and relevant others in accordance with service policy.
- Plan discharge or transfer of the patient/resident between services as appropriate.
- Areas of responsibility also include: Professional/Clinical, Management, Health & Safety, Education and Training.
The successful candidates will meet the following requirements:
- A Registered Psychiatric Nurse with An Bord Altranais
- Possess 3 years post-registration nursing experience consisting of at least 1 year’s experience working in adult mental health services.
- Experience in a healthcare / hospital setting, including acute mental health care.
- Clinical experience of medical conditions and in palliative care.
- Possess the requisite knowledge and ability including a high standard of clinical, managerial and administrative competencies.
- Extensive experience in managing staff, budgets and workforce planning.
- Possess an in-depth knowledge of the Mental Health Commission requirements, leadership and governance.
- Energetic individual with solid clinical experience in working with a team of diverse clinicians and strong knowledge of the concepts and operations of Clinical Governance.
- Strong ability to lead, teach, manage, participate and play a key role in the practice education of students, and to promote and engage in the teaching/training/support of others as appropriate.
- Have a good knowledge and experience of health, safety and other statutory regulations affecting a healthcare organisation.
- Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development.
Our benefits include:
- Family-friendly working arrangements
- Fixed roster patterns
- Generous healthcare staff shift premiums (25% night duty, double time Sundays and bank holidays)
- Contributory pension
- Career development
- Comprehensive training programmes
- Further education supports
- Onsite library and research facility
- Recharge – Employee Wellbeing Programme
- Employee assistance programme
- Free onsite staff parking
- Subsidised restaurant
- Cycle to work scheme
Job Type: Full-time