Staff Nurse - Specialist Area (Theatre)

Category: Healthcare / Medical / Nursing
Job Type: Full Time

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Permanent & Temporary Roles

The theatre complex comprises of 4 theatres, a recovery bay and a theatre reception area. The MUH specialises in the provision of general, urology, vascular, colorectal, upper GI and Hepatobiliary operations. We are a tertiary referral centre. Our department is staffed by a dedicated team of nurses, doctors, anaesthetists, porters and healthcare assistants. The theatre runs electives list 5 days a week.

Responsibilities – The post holder will be responsible for;

 Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing care of assigned patients
 Practice nursing according to the Code of Professional Conduct as laid down by the Nursing Board and Professional Guidelines.
 Ensure patients are cared for in the optimum clinical environment, adhering to all nursing and hospital wide policies and guidelines
 Share professional knowledge and skills with colleagues
 Documentation to be recorded in a professional, legible and timely fashion
 Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development
 Deputise for the CNM 2 as appropriate
 Follow appropriate lines of authority within the Nurse Management Structure.
Eligibility Criteria – Candidates:
 Be registered, or be eligible for registration, in the general nurse division of the register of nurses kept by the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland [NMBI] (Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann)
 Experience in the acute hospital environment within last three years is essential
 Applications will be welcome from nurses who have recently graduated
 Specialist areas – Experience essential / course desirable

Mercy University Hospital

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