Staff Nurse – Specialist Area (ICU) Job at Mercy University Hospital in Cork

Job Description

Staff Nurse

Specialist Area – Intensive Care Unit

Permanent & Fixed Term contracts

The Staff Nurse is a member of a multidisciplinary team and is responsible for the delivery of nursing care within an evidence based framework. He/she is required to provide and maintain a caring, efficient and professional nursing service meeting the needs of patients and their families. Mercy University Hospital are looking for forward-thinking staff who are passionate about delivering first-class care. ICU a dynamic environment which offers opportunities for clinical and career development.

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:

  • Must have current registration on the general division of NMBI
  • Experience in the acute hospital environment within last three years is essential
  • Applications will be welcome from nurses who have recently graduated
  • Specialist area of ICU – Experience essential / course desirable

MUH reserve the right to create a panel from this recruitment process.

About Company

Company: Mercy University Hospital

Company Location:  Cork

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