fbpx

Staff Nurses
Theatre

  • Full Time
  • Waterford
Staff Nurses Theatre Full Time – Waterford

Staff Nurse – Operating Theatres 

  • To work as a member of a team of nurses providing high quality, patient-centred care for patients and their families.
  • To develop and maintain good relationships with all members of the multi-disciplinary team and to work closely with nursing colleagues developing innovative practice within the unit delivering evidence-based care.
  • The theatre / anaesthetics nurse will be expected to assist in a wide range of specialities (e.g. orthopaedic, general, ophthalmology, gynae, ENT, pain management, urology, vascular).
  • To develop specialist knowledge of nursing practice relating to his or her clinical area.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure the delivery of the highest possible standard of care to all patients.
  • Act as preceptor to preregistration students, mentor new clinical staff and new nonclinical staff. Support and guide all colleagues when needed.
  • Liaise with link lecturers from affiliated nurse education departments with particular regard to developing and maintaining the Hospital as a recognised learning environment for student nurses.
  • Develop and maintain effective communication and interpersonal relationships with all members of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure a good team spirit and collaborative working practices.
  • Support the theatre manager by meeting agreed responsibilities as set out by the theatre manager or the chief nursing officer at any time.
  • Identify and discuss nursing and patient needs with consultants and nursing team, multidisciplinary team, patients, and carers.
  • Ensure that the highest possible standards of patient care and patient safety are maintained at all times.
  • Have an understanding of the principles and workings of pre-assessment.
  • Maintain high standards of communication, both written and verbal, at all times. Have a working knowledge of all NMBI publications to include the Scope of Practice Framework and Code of Professional Misconduct.
  • Maintain own professional registration and submit to HR department for verification yearly.
  • Develop and maintain a high level of knowledge of the following and always practice within the guidelines and policies written at both unit and hospital level.
  • Work closely with the Quality and Patient Safety team, ensuring the department is meeting accreditation standards at all times.

ELIGIBILTY:

  • Registered General Nurse with Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI), or eligible to register
    Resident in Ireland or EU
  • A minimum of 12 months acute hospital experience 

Do not miss out on this exciting opportunity and apply today by sending your CV to info@kcrjobs.com OR call the KCR team in confidence on +353 1 6715557 

 

REF No: JO-1803-404943_16

Apply via LinkedIn

Share this Job