Recovery Room Nurse

  • Negotiable
  • Healthcare
  • Dublin, Dublin North
  • Full Time
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Qualifications / Experience

    • Be a Registered General Nurse and registered with An Bord Altranais on the live register.
    • Have a minimum of 5 years post registration experience; with at least 2 years experience in theatre/recovery.
    • Be computer literate.
    • Have excellent interpersonal skills and proven written and verbal communication abilities.
    • Have the ability to work on own initiative, prioritise and manage a number of issues simultaneously and demonstrate attention to detail.
    • Be able to identify potential difficulties and formulate solutions.
    • Be free from any defect or disease which would render him/her unsuitable to hold office and be in a state of health as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service.
    • Be of good character.
    • Accountability

      The position reports to and is accountable and professionally responsible to the CNM in all matters relating to the job.

      Outline of Duties and Responsibilities

      Duties & Responsibilities:

      The recovery Nurse is responsible for providing, maintaining and developing patient centred care to a high standard. This is achieved through effective organisation of nursing services in the Theatre and the overall administration of the Patients .

      General Accountability:

      • Maintain throughout the Clinic an awareness of the primacy of patient in relation to all clinic activities.
      • Create a culture of accountability, openness to change, respect for the individual and teamwork that supports the achievement.
      • Create and promote healthy working relationships.
      • Demonstrate behaviour consistent with the values of the clinic.
      • The person chosen will be accountable for the nursing service provided to patients in pre-operative and post-operative areas. This includes making provisions for the best possible standard of nursing care of patients at all times.
      • Communicate with relatives and visitors of patients as required.
      • Setting and monitoring standards.
      • Actively participate in the clinic’s Accreditation programme and the ethos of Continuous Quality Improvement and implement and maintain procedures in theatre.
      • Keep the Director of Nursing appraised of all issues as required.
      • Contribute to the selection, recruitment and retention of staff.
      • Contribute to the development of an organisational culture which is conducive to the establishment and maintenance of good staff moral.
      • Liaise with the Director of Nursing to ensure efficient and effective use of patient care consumables and communicate changes to staff.
      • Act as a full member of the Theatre Nursing Team in the clinical area.
      • If you fit the job spec please send me your CV

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