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|Date Posted||January 6, 2019|
The Boyne Valley Nursing Home is a family-run nursing home located between Drogheda and Slane. With just 18 residents we have the unique advantage of being a genuine 'home from home' with a comfortable, companionable atmosphere.
We are currently recruiting a staff nurse to work 24-36 hours per week. This position will predominantly consist of day shifts, however, some flexibility is required to provide holiday cover etc. for night shifts.
Responsibilities of the staff nurse include;
The assessment of resident care needs and the development, evaluation and implementation of programmes of care
Working together with all disciplines involved in the total care of residents and integrating nursing care with their physical, psychological and spiritual needs
Liaising with the GP, Physiotherapists, Palliative Team, etc. when residents require their services
Ensuring the safe custody and administration of drugs in accordance with established procedures and legislation
Supervising all grades of staff to ensure a high standard of resident care
Reporting on staff performance and development where necessary and making recommendations
Undertaking day and night duty in accordance with duty roster
Candidates must be An Bord Altranais registered
Care of the Older Person experience desirable but not essential
As we are not on a public transport route candidates must have their own transport