Irish Wheelchair Association
Nurse- Cuisle Holiday Centre, Roscommon
Permanent, part time position (19.5 hours. Overall Purpose of JobÂ Â Â Â Â Â Responsible for the safe and effective delivery of nursing interventions for guests. Â To co-ordinate, support and guide the person-centred approach used by the association to ensure full and equal inclusion of people with physical disabilities. Â To carry out duties as directed by the Centre Manager or Service Coordinator. Â LiaisonÂ For the successful implementation of this role the jobholder needs to establish and maintain good communication with guests, other staff members, other services in IWA and where appropriate external professionals. Close liaison with the Centre Manager or Service Coordinator is essential. Â Main Duties and ResponsibilitiesÂ To ensure that all decisions and activities support the empowerment of people with disabilities. Be familiar with the medical and clinical requirements of the guest. To assess and plan nursing and clinical interventions and supports for guests in line with the Associationâ€™s Policy and Procedures. To safely and effectively carry out nursing interventions for named guestsÂ To carry out medication management support and clinical tasks for the guests as discussed Â and identified with the guest, the service manager and the National Medication Manager. Be competent and experiencedÂ in the individual clinical tasks required for a named service user. To delegate to and supervise non nursing / personal assistants in providing safe supports andÂ interventionsÂ for guests Â including medication management and clinical tasks. Monitor and evaluateÂ the service on an ongoing basis and update the service manager. Be flexible and responsive to the changing needs of the guest. Report any concerns to the GP or health care professional as appropriate in consultation with the guest and take appropriate action to support the guest. Report any concerns to theÂ Service Manager in consultation with the guest. Be familiar with the Associationâ€™s Medication Management and Clinical taskÂ Policy andÂ comply with relevant protocols Â and procedures. To maintain appropriate records and check lists in line with the Associationâ€™s Policy and Procedures. To support efficient use of resourcesÂ To ensure reasonable care is taken for the health and safety of yourself other employees and guests. Comply with the Irish Wheelchair Associationâ€™s Code of Conduct for employees. Comply with the Associationâ€™sÂ PolicyÂ for Registered Nurses. Comply with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Irelandâ€™s code of conduct. Comply with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Irelandâ€™s scope of practice. Provide a copyÂ of annual NMBI registrationÂ to line manager each year. Complete a Safety Access Certificate each year and provide to line manager. Maintain confidentiality. Actively develop knowledge and skills throughÂ continuousÂ professional development. Be available for training and clinical updates as appropriate. Carry out other duties that may be assigned to you, in the best interest of the guest, by the Centre Manager or Service Coordinator. Â PERSON SPECIFICATIONÂ Training, Experience and QualificationsÂ Professional Qualification in Nursing and registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland is a must. Minimum of 5 yearsâ€™ post registration clinical Â experience is required. Experience of delegating and supervisingÂ Â student nurses, juniorÂ nursing staff and non nursing staff is desirable. Experience ofÂ working as part of a multidisciplinary team is desirable. Experience of working with people with disabilities is desirable. Â Knowledge and SkillsÂ Strong communication, creativity, problem solving and decision-making skills. Excellent negotiation and influencing skills. An awareness and understanding of the needs of people with physical, sensory and communication difficulties would be an advantage. Â BehavioursÂ The ability to work under own initiative and as part of a team. Person centred approach. An ability to build strong relationships at all levels. Strong customer service focus. Be of good character. Flexible approach to work. High level of confidentiality. Â CompetenciesÂ Critical analysis & decision making. Communicating & influencing. Motivating, developing & empowering. Adaptability, drive & resilience. Accountability. Â Remuneration & BenefitsÂ Pro-rated salary range between â‚¬14,242 and â‚¬22,400 (DOE. Excellent working conditions. Training & development opportunities. 13 days annual leave pro rata. Access to Defined Contribution Pension scheme and group VHI & HSF Health Cash Plans. Employee Assistance Programme. Bike to Work Scheme. Â This job description is a guide to the general range of duties and is not intended to be either restrictive or definitive and may be subject to periodic review. Â .
168 days ago