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Urgent Care Nurse - Swords, Dublin

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Greater London, London

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FRS Recruitment
Registered: 13 Dec '17
Postings: 244
Followers: 3, Following: 0

Job Reference: FRS59595

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My client continuesto provide access to quality private healthcare since 1957 through an extensive range of healthcare products and services. Their commitment to being a responsible and sustainable business to improve health now and for future generations.

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

* Perform all elements of urgent care nursing to an industry leading standard.* Have the patient at the centre of all activities and decision making processes.
* Provide excellent patient care managementand treatment. Ensure examination and recording of nursing observations and carry out nurse assessments.
* Ensure excellent communication of all relevant information between the respective stakeholders both inside and outside the clinic setting, most importantly with the patients themselves.
* Manage patient discharge or transfer in conjunction with the administration team
*Adhere to current legal guidelines regarding safe administration and storage of medicine in accordance with best practice and An Bord Altranais guidelines.
* Quality documentation of all nursing records - using the relevant electronic systems where possible.
* Implement best practice infection control techniques and comply with clinic guidelines.
* Nursing call backs to follow up with patients as required.
* Collects, reports and documents relevant data in the appropriate manner.
* Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times.
* Adheres to internal controls and standards established for SwiftCare Clinics including all policies, procedures and guidelines.
* The nurse should at all times work within theirscope of practice and as guided by Professional Code of Practice as laid down by NMBI, professional clinical guidelines and current legislation.
* Attend and contribute to coaching and learning sessions as required.
* Performs other related duties asrequired. Governance, Quality and Education
* Adhere to the Clinic's policies, procedures and guidelines at all times.
* Work with the Quality and Risk Manager in relation to policy development, Accreditation, H&S, ISO inspections and any other forms of accreditation and quality improvement plans as required.
* Play an active role in the monitoring and management of complaints where required and in line with company policies and procedures.
* Active participation in the quality agenda includingattendance at relevant forums and training events.
* Personal responsibility to report accidents/incidents/near misses in a timely fashion in order to drive the quality agenda.
* Consistently seek to develop enhanced nursing standards consistent with best in class patient care. Work with all relevant personnel to achieve this and place a keen focus on personal development through the various modes of learning and proactively sharing knowledge.
* Be cognisant of all legislation and guidelines governingthe nursing profession including the Nurses Act (1985) and Nurses and Midwives Bill (2010), Health and Safety Legislation, Medication Management, Child Protection Guidelines, Vulnerable Patient Guidelines or other relevant legislation or guidelines.

The successful candidate must have:

* Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland as RGN or Dual Qualified in General and Paediatrics Nursing
* Minimum of 2yrs postgraduate experience in areas including general practice, A&E, urgentcare or trauma orthopaedics
* Competent with IT systems and Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
* Flexibility to work across arolling roster, 365 days a year
* High level of professional and personal integrity.
* High degree of emotional intelligenceand self-awareness to support healing interactions with patients.
* High levels of emotional resilience and the ability to work under pressure.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and approach with both patients and colleagues.
* Demonstrate commitment to fostering partnerships, multi-professional and multidisciplinary relationships and working as part of a team.
* Must be an enthusiastic self-starter who demonstrates energy and drive.
* Must demonstrate planning and organising skills.
* Demonstrate Alignment with clinic's values.


* Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care/Community Nursing
* Experience in minor trauma, general medicine, paediatrics, sports medicine or orthopaedics.
* Wound care qualification

My client is an equal opportunities employer.

If you are ready to embark on a rewardingcareer, make a real difference to the lives of patients and require a full job description/more details, please contact me on +353 86 464 8416 and apply today.

Industry: Medical and Nursing


Salary Benefits:

Vacancy Type: Permanent

Job Skills: Teamwork, Communication,Interpersonal Skills, Planning & Organising, Patient & Customer Focus

Contact Name: Caroline Zywczyk

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