Director of Nursing

Ref: VAC-95700
 
  • Location: Kerry
  • Industry: Director of Nursing
  • Discipline: Elderly Care

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Job Description

Job Title: Director of Nursing
Location: Co Kerry
Salary: €65,000 – €75,000

Are you an experienced ADON ready to take the next step? Are you a Director of Nursing and you need a change and new challenge?

We have an exciting opportunity for a DON for a leading provider of care.

This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to be an integral part of the strategic vision and to progress your career in an innovative, professional and caring environment

Role Responsibilities:

Ensure the delivery of the highest standard of nursing care
Represent the nursing home as a senior manager and act in the best interest of the nursing home and its residents at all times
Display business & financial acumen and an appreciation of the requirements of the environment
Maintain awareness of the bigger picture and demonstrate business awareness when making decisions.
Be proactive in seeking opportunities for improvements and embrace change
Develop policies, programmes and evidence-based practice consistent with standards (HIQA) and seeking at all times to deliver a standard that is considered best practice
Display high levels of personal integrity and maintain confidentiality in all relevant aspects required of the role. Exercise discretion when dealing with issues and not discuss any issue regarding a resident or staff member inappropriately

It is essential you have:

Nursing Qualification and Registration with NMBI
At least 3 years experience in a nursing management environment, in care of the elderly
Post graduate management qualification
Detailed knowledge if HIQA standards, regulations and the ‘Health Act 2007’
Demonstrate a sound knowledge and clinical nursing practice together with future trends in care of older persons
Show an understanding of current legislative policies pertinent to care of the older persons.
Suitable candidates must be person-centred and understanding.
You must demonstrate that you are caring, empathetic and sympathetic to the needs of the residents.
Have excellent communication, listening and interpersonal skills
Good multi-tasker who can confidently and calmly manage situations which may arise and make informed decisions in best interest of the resident.

What’s on offer:

Fantastic salary and benefits package
Training and development opportunities

For further information on this opportunity please apply online or martin.miller@directmedics.com