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Director of Nursing

Negotiable Nursing and Midwifery Meath

Excel Healthcare is looking for a committed and experienced Director of Nursing for a small nursing home in south Co. Meath. The aim of this home is to provide excellent nursing care to residents in a peaceful and relaxing environment.

This is an ideal career option for anyone with a track record of successful management, this is a permanent full-time job in a nursing home. It will be your duty as a Director of Nursing to supervise the delivery of top-quality care to residents and to ensure the smooth running of the home.

The ideal applicant for this position would have at a minimum prior ADON management experience in the Irish nursing care system. Someone who lives in Ashbourne, or the nearby area would be a good fit for this post.

Responsibilities of a Director of Nursing:

  • Liaise with family members of all residents in relation to the care and service provided.
  • Ensure the safety of all staff, residents, family members and visitors in line with policies and procedures of the home.
  • Respond appropriately to any concerns or issues raised.
  • Ensure risk assessments are carried out as necessary and proper actions are put in place.
  • Maintain all files, records, reports are completed and kept in accordance with policy.
  • Manage staff rosters and annual leave requests.
  • Conduct interviews and induction for new staff members.
  • Participate in service evaluation and identify any areas for improvement.
  • Liaise with healthcare professionals and the HSE.
  • Participate in HIQA inspections and support all staff members in their understanding and adherence to HIQA standards and regulations.
  • Ensure the care provided by staff meets the needs and wishes of all residents.
  • Receive and review referrals from acute hospitals and also carry out home visits for pre-admission assessments.

Requirements for this Director of Nursing job:

  • Hold active NMBI Registration Pin.
  • Have at least 10 years post registration experience, with the last 3 years being in care of the elderly.
  • Have at least 5 years nursing management experience.
  • A post registration management qualification is required.
  • Possess a full, clean driver’s license and be willing to travel to family homes for assessments.
  • High levels of organisational and communication skills.
  • Experience in conducting audits, investigations, incident and accident reviews.
  • Strong knowledge of HIQA standards and regulations.

Benefits for this Director of Nursing job:

  • Monday to Friday role with flexible working hours.
  • Health Insurance.
  • Competitive salary + bonus based on targets.
  • Pension contributions.

If you think you are qualified for Director of Nursing job in Co. Meath? Enquire for more information through this post or by calling contacting consultant Dagmara 087 737 8295.

All applications will be treated with full confidentiality.


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