Role Title Clinical Nurse Manager II: Acute Medical Assessment
Purpose of the Role The post holder will be responsible for the provision of the
highest standard of nursing care to patients, manage all
nursing and allied staff in the ward/unit and be responsible
for maintaining and developing professional standards.
Department/Directorate AMAU – MED Directorate
Key Reports: Directorate Nurse Manager (ADON) or
Professionally accountable to the Director of Nursing
Key Direct Reports CNM I, Staff Nurses, Student Nurses, Health Care Assistant
Grade CNM II
Salary Scale €49,056 - €57,995
Job Reference Number: 47350/19
Enquiries To: Sharon O’Hara, ADON, MED Inpatients
Tel: 01 416 2898, Email: email@example.com
Closing Date: Sunday 1st September 2019
Key Duties and Responsibilities
The role of the CNM II is to
Provide efficient and effective management of the ward/unit in such a way as to
provide a safe environment for patients and staff, while making the best use of
Promote collaboration within the multidisciplinary team.
Engage with key stakeholders to ensure hygiene standards are maintained for
patients, staff and visitors.
Proactively manages quality and safety standards at local and directorate level.
The Clinical Nurse Manager II must adhere to Code of Professional Practice and
Behaviours for registered nurses.
Shows leadership potential to make an impact, influence, energise and inspire others
across the directorate and pan organisation.
Embraces change and acts to implement evidence based best practice where
Is aware of and understands the need to adhere to hospital and/or professional
standards, policies and procedures, relevant to their area of practice.
Communicates effectively in English language, written and spoken, as appropriate to
review in the light of changing circumstances.
Academic/Professional Qualifications and/or relevant Experience
Registered General Nurse with The Nursing Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI), or
eligible to register.
5 years post-registration experience in the acute hospital within the last 7 years.
Demonstrate management experience throughout the last 2 years.
Demonstrate IT skills
Experience in teaching and assessing the Nursing and HCA Team throughout the last
SJH Behavioural Competencies
Competency Required Level The following “Descriptors” are a further
Required clarification of the behaviours required.
Candidates should use these descriptors as a
“guide” when assessing their suitability for
this role and also when preparing an example
of where they have demonstrated this
competency in the past for inclusion in the
required Application Form.
People Management 3 Allocates responsibilities fairly among team
members to effectively manage
Empowers staff to carry out their
responsibilities, according to the needs of the
Makes consistent and transparent decisions in
relation to people, when all options are
Supports others, both formally and informally,
seeking to develop the skills and abilities of
Leadership Potential 2 Embraces organisational change initiatives,
filling structure/roles to support it.
Able to follow through on commitments and
bring new ideas/initiatives to fruition (at local
Understands importance of getting input and
commitment from others when seeking
Motivates others to act.
Communication 3 Creates a culture of open communication to
maintain a climate of trust and honesty.
Supports ideas with appropriate research and
information to persuade others.
Tailors the content and method of
communication to their audience’s level of
Quality and Safety 3 Empowers staff to provide quality of service;
Service ensures regular quality audits are carried out
and findings are actioned and followed through.
Champions initiatives to improve quality of
Promotes and enables a culture of safety.
Builds and uses extended networks of influence
Planning & 3 for planning and organising workload.
Organising Develops operational plans and monitors
performance and progress on achieving long
and short term goals.
Is active in planning for and managing all
resources vis a vis the service demands.
Escalates expected gaps and shortfalls for
Continuous 3 Is an advocate for the hospital/department by
Development – consistently projecting a professional image,
Personal & promoting the highest standards.
Professional Encourages investment in continuous learning,
at hospital level and in partnership with
affiliated and/or other relevant third level
institutions as appropriate, and is a role model
for others in this regard.
Promotes and supports inter-disciplinary
working and associated learning. Furthers
Proficiency in the English language
A level of proficiency in the English language, written and spoken, is a requirement of all
roles within St. James’s Hospital. You will be required to self-assess your proficiency level in
the Standard Application Form. In addition,your proficiency in spoken English will be
assessed during the interview process appropriate to the role available.
Particulars of Office
1. The appointment to this post will be Permanent, Full-Time & Pensionable
2. Annual Leave allowance is 25-28 days per annum.
3. The person appointed must not give less than one month’s notice in writing, of
intention to resign.
4. Normal working hours will be 39 hours per week.
5. You will be required to work the agreed roster / on call arrangements advised to you by
your line manager. Your contracted hours of work will be liable to change based on the
24 hour / 7 day week roster system in place across the hospital. You may be required to
work overtime on an exceptional basis depending on work requirements.
1. The Hospital Board will not be responsible for the loss or theft of personal belongings.
2. Fire orders must be observed and staff must complete fire training every 2 years
3. All accidents within the department must be reported immediately.
4. In accordance with the “Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005”, all staff must
comply with all safety regulations.
5. St James Hospital is a smoke free Campus. Smoking is not permitted within the Hospital
Buildings or on the grounds.
In the course of your employment you may have access to or hear information concerning
the medical or personal affairs of patients and/or staff, or other health services business.
Such records and information are strictly confidential and unless acting on the instructions
of an authorised officer, on no account must information concerning staff, patients or other
health service business be divulged or discussed except in the performance of normal duty.
In addition records must never be left in such a manner that unauthorised persons can
obtain access to them and must be kept in safe custody when no longer required.
A candidate for and any person holding the office must be fully competent and capable of
undertaking the duties attached to the office and be in a state of health such as would
indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service.
Infection Control & Hygiene
It is the responsibility of all staff across the hospital to ensure that infection control and
hygiene standards are adhered to and maintained at all times.
Approval to Hire (VAF process)
Hiring Manager – Role Profile
Application Process (Standard Application Form)
Shortlisting of Candidates will be based on information provided in Standard Application
All applicants who move to the 2nd stage of the Selection process (i.e. post interview)
will be subject to Reference Checking X 2, Self-Declaration, Garda Clearance and
Occupational Health Screening (Questionnaire)
All successful candidates who take up appointment will be required to attend a 1 week
Mandatory Induction Programme.
For External Applicants:
The Application Form is available under CNM & Specialists Posts section of Careers
Alternatively, please contact the Human Resources Directorate for an application form,
Phone: (01) 416 2559 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note closing date Sunday 1st September 2019 for receipt of completed
application forms, C.V.s will not be accepted.
A Panel will be formed for which future vacancies will be filled
St. James’ Hospital is an Equal Opportunities Employer
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