Ensures patient care activities are within established hospital, divisional and unit specific guidelines, policies and procedures, standards and
Facilitates care provided and assesses staff by maintaining high visibility (80% clinical presence) to patients/families and staff on area(s).
Provides leadership and a resource role in the provision of patient care and other unit activities.
Demonstrates effective communication and collaboration skills when interacting with patients/families, other health care team members and
the staff of other departments.
Staff Management to include recruitment, education, training, evaluation, and development, as well as preparation and delegation of work
schedules and workflow.
Maintains an open door communication policy for unit staff.
Reviews, plans, manages and monitors the unit budget.
Participates in Committees and workgroups as required.
Develops and implements unit level strategic plan in line with Nursing Services’ strategic plans.
Develops, modifies and ensures implementation of Policies and Procedures in the area assigned.
Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the delivery of patient care and unit/clinic operational management functions.
Conducts staff meetings and maintains minutes.
Maintains all records pertaining to the operation of the area of assignment and generates reports as required.
Education & Research:
Assesses, develop and then monitors the effectiveness of standards of care and nursing unit policies and procedures.
Assumes responsibility for own professional growth.
Participate in teaching and mentoring of Nursing, Medical, and Paramedical students, Interns and Residents
Anticipates and acts to maintain a safe environment.
Works with all health care team members in activities designed for the improvement of patient care outcomes.
Develops, implements and participates in Quality improvement processes and activities
Complies with hospital infection control and safety protocols
Serves as a professional role model, teacher, and resource person.
Develops and utilizes professional collegial networking.
Demonstrates respect, compassion and cultural sensitivity to patients/families other hospital employees, students and faculty.
Advocates for excellence in patient care and for patient rights.
Assumes responsibility for own decisions and actions.
Demonstrates initiative in the performance of duties.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS for Haemodialysis Head Nurse position
If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your resume to Ellen.Ahern@chase.ie or call Ellen today on 00353 669762007.
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