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Sales and Marketing Administrator

The Caterers
Dublin
Full-time
Permanent

We are currently looking for a Sales and Marketing Administrator to join our Company. The ideal candidate for the role is a flexible problem solver with excellent communication skills. Multitasking and the ability to handle the unexpected are essential qualities to bring to the position.Duties for this position include:

18 hours ago

Pharmacy Technician

Beaumont Hospital
Dublin 9
€32,941 - €43,052 per year
Full-time
Permanent

Post Title: Pharmacy TechnicianPost Status: PermanentDepartment: PharmacyLocation: Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9  Reports to: Dispensary Services ManagerSalary: Appointment will be made on Pharmaceutical Technician Grade salary scale (€32,941- €43,052) at a point in line with Government pay policy.  Hours of work: 37 hours per weekClosing Date: 12 Noon on 28.02.2019Position Summary:The post holder will participate and support the development, delivery of a high quality Dispensary service, under the management of the Dispensary Services Manager and Head of Pharmacy.The post holder will rotate between the Dispensary, Aseptic and Clinical Ward services.Principal Duties and Responsibilities:Process orders delivered to the Pharmacy in accordance with procedures and documentation requirements and having regard to special requirements such as maintenance of cold chain and handling of cytotoxic productsReport shortages to the Senior Technician (Purchasing) in a timely mannerCheck and document expiry dates of all incoming stock and bring short-dated stock to the attention of the Senior Technician (Purchasing) in a timely mannerIdentify stock required for “to-follow” orders and follow departmental policies to ensure that these orders are completedEnsure that pharmacy shelves are neat, tidy and fully stacked and that stock is rotatedCarry out stock checks, including expiry date checks as requiredCarry out drug per-packaging as required by the Dispensary Service ManagerAssist in the picking and charging of pharmacy top-up listsAssist with the destruction of pharmaceuticals as requiredRecord and respond to telephone calls and messagesAssist with processing of returns from wards by participating in the sorting, relabelling and revalidation of packages of returned drugs for recycling or destructionThe performance of all duties and responsibilities in line with all Pharmacy Department procedures and protocols as well as hospital wide proceduresSelection Criteria:  Selection criteria outline the qualifications, skills, knowledge and/or experience that the successful candidate would need to demonstrate for successful discharge of the responsibilities of the post.  Applications will be assessed on the basis of how well candidates satisfy these criteria.Mandatory:Eligible applicants will be those who on the closing date for the competition possess:Desirable:Hospital experience is an advantage.Supplementary information:The Hospital    www.beaumont.ie Management Unit:    www.beaumont.ie/hr Informal Enquiries ONLY to:Name:    Nuala DoyleTitle:    Head of PharmacyTelephone:    01 809 3329

3 days ago

Hotel / Nightclub Advertising & Social Media Administrator

Hayes Hotel
Thurles, Tipperary
Full-time
Permanent

What are we looking for?An enthusiastic, creative and driven individual who can think on their feet and find innovative ways to advertise our Hotel & Nightclub.To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviors, skills, and values that follow:

12 days ago

Chef de Partie and Demi Chef de Partie

Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa
Killarney, Kerry
Permanent

Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa is a luxury 5 star resort hotel set in Killarney, Co Kerry. The hotel is renowned for excellent guest service and is an exceptional relaxing, comfortable Award winning destination venue.We have an exciting opportunity for Chef de Parties’ and Demi Chef de Parties’ to join the Kitchen Team at Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa for our Heights Lounge and Two AA Rosette Lake Room Restaurant. The right candidate will be enthusiastic, motivated, hardworking individual with a strong commitment to quality and high standards, and have a passion for what they do.We require Chef de Parties’ and Demi Chef de Parties’ to become part of our friendly, professional team to continue to deliver exceptional food. Joining our team will help you to develop your skills in our multi-disciplined positive energy environment.The Ideal Candidate will

30+ days ago

Lifeguard / Fitness Instructor

Claremorris Leisure Centre
Mayo
Permanent

Claremorris Leisure Centre are currently recruiting for a Lifeguard/Fitness instructor who also has a swim teachers qualification. The leisure centre consists of a gym, fitness studio, six lane twenty five metre swimming pool, sunken jacuzzi, mosaic steam room and a cedar wood sauna.The role will involve but not limited to greeting customers, carrying out fitness classes (if holds a qym qualification), lifeguarding, swim teaching in our '9 Week Development Course', membership administration, responding to queries, booking customers in to a wide range of activities, using Gladstone software, and upselling. The ideal candidate must have a good customer care attitude for internal and external customers. The ideal candidate should have a gym qualification, and must hold a lifeguard and swim teacher qualification. In addition, the ideal candidate will have good organisational skills and ability to multitask coordinating activities across multiple headings. We have a great existing team at the centre and are looking for a person to join us in this great non-profit organisation.

21 days ago

Accommodation Manager in Four Star Hotel

Connemara Coast Hotel
Galway
€28,000 - €32,000 per year
Full-time
Permanent

Connemara Coast Hotel is the unique 141-bedroom resort property set on the shores of Galway Bay. The Hotel has recently acquired and is now operated by Windward Management Group on behalf of the New Owner. Windward Management Group operate 13 hotels and resorts across Europe. The Hotel Team are about to embark on exciting plans to renovate the Hotel over the next three years. This is a fantastic time to develop a career at the Connemara Coast Hotel, the Hotel Team are now inviting applicants for the role of Accommodation Manager. The Role:The Accommodation Manager’s key purpose is to ensure that all areas of the hotel are maintained to the highest standards. The Accommodation Team supports and works in partnership with all other departments, ensuring all standards are met and each guest has their expectations met or exceeded. During renovations the Accommodation Manager will also be working closely with external suppliers and contractors, ensuring a seamless running of the hotel. This role is full time and permanent in nature, and your normal working week will be five days over a seven-day roster, including weekends. The Manager also ensures that the Accommodation Department is efficient, effective and operating within budget. During renovations the Accommodation Manager will also be working closely with external suppliers and contractors, ensuring a seamless running of the hotel. This role is full time and permanent in nature, and your normal working week will be five days over a seven day roster, including weekends. Job Description Key Accountabilities expected of all Managers on our Team·         Leadership - A key accountability of this role is to motivate and influence your team to achieve results, by demonstrating leadership through personal accountability, seeing and articulating a vision and a willingness to make hard decisions.·         People / Team Development - A key accountability of this role is the optimisation of team performance through effective recruitment, development, retention and management.·         Financial Management - A key accountability of the role is to sustainably plan, drive and maximise revenue, control costs and deliver on financial profitability targets·         Operational Management - A key accountability of this role is ensuring customer satisfaction through compliance with statutory requirements and the development, implementation and driving of consistent standards of excellence in line with business goals·         Business Management - A key accountability of this role is the achievement of KPI's through effective planning, communication, allocation and co-ordination of resources and operations.Person Specification·         Third level qualification an advantage·         2 years of management experience in a similar sized property ·         Excellent written and spoken English·         Excellent organisation and communication skills·         Ability to learn new information systems·         Strong commercial and business knowledge an advantage·         Resilient and capable of working under pressure a distinct advantageKey Responsibilities:Operating Standards·         To ensure that each room is cleaned to standard, all amenities are in each room as per standard and each room is inspected and updated in the property management system ·         To create and update standard operating procedures as needed·         To ensure that all public areas of the hotel are routinely cleaned and this cleaning is appropriately recorded ad inspected ·         To ensure that all staff in your department comply with all appropriate standards.·         To ensure that all maintenance issues are recorded, scheduled and addressed in a timely fashion.Health and Safety Ensure staff are fully trained in emergency procedures. ·         To clearly and promptly communicate any issues to all relevant colleagues·         To attend and ensure all team members attend appropriate training·         To report any health or safety issues to the Hotel Manager in a timely fashion·         To ensure your department delegate is rostered and attends all staff forum meetings·         To ensure that all machinery utilised by your team is in good working order at all times·         To ensure fire exits are kept clear at all times·         To ensure that corridors are neat and accessible at all times·         To oversee chemical/cleaning stores and ensure that all chemicals are stored safely and that Material Safety Data Sheets are clearly visible·         To ensure that all staff using chemicals or equipment have been appropriately trained·         To ensure that all master keys are accounted for at all times·         To immediately report and record any accidents or incidents Department Management·         To clearly and promptly communicate all relevant issues to all relevant colleagues ·         Ensure all team members are aware of all VIPs, special events and occupancy at all times·         To attend daily and weekly meetings and communicate professionally and effectively, sharing information with all team members·         To work closely with the Hotel Manager and HR to recruit and retain team members·         To work closely with HR, to oversee training of all team members, ensuring all team members have been trained for their specific roles. To ensure this training is documented·         To create team rosters that are both effective operationally and within budget·         To oversee daily tasks and checklists for all team members, ensuring porters, room attendants, maintenance, and any other team members are in the right place at the right time ·         To attend training as required·         To ensure that all orders are within budget and from approved suppliers ·         To ensure par stock of all amenities, cleaning supplies, linen and anything else required is maintained at all timesRefurbishment and Special Projects·         Liaise with all parties and service providers to ensure smooth handover of renovation area(s) from hotel to outside service providers and back·         To ensure service providers and contractors sign in and out and are clearly identified·         To communicate effectively and efficiently with all other departments, showing flexibility and adjusting priorities as necessary to ensure smooth operations·         Ad hoc projects as appropriate.Customer Care·         To be professional, courteous and positive in all dealings with our guests.·         To ensure all lost property is recorded, securely stored and returned to owners as soon as possible.·         To reflect our values of appreciation and hospitality in every aspect of your roleWindward Hotels and the Connemara Coast Hotel are equal opportunity employers.

3 days ago

BT Support Team Members - 100+ Positions Available

Concentrix
Swords, Dublin
Full-time
Permanent

Technical Support Professional on behalf of BTLocation: Swords, DublinWorking Hours: Shifts between 7am-11pm, Monday-SundayObjectives:“The primary role of the Technical Support Professional is to provide first class technical and billing assistance to BT customers”. Support Professionals will handle technical customer inquiries in a courteous and professional manner while providing the highest level of customer service. Will be called upon to utilize various databases and develop analytical skills to resolve problems accurately in the most efficient manner while maintaining an excellent customer service level.Responsibilities: Provide first class support within a busy call center environment to customers via telephone Achieve and maintain call handling and quality based statistics Effective use of the systems and tools available to the Support Centre Track and document information regarding customers and their queries in call tracking database Contribute to overall team performance, including support and assistance of other team members Promote additional client services as requiredPersonal Success Profile: Excellent Customer service skills with a minimum of 1-year customer service experience Excellent communication skills to include verbal, written and listening Ability and willingness to solve problems and provide support Full flexibility to work various shifts from 7.00am – 11.00pm, 7 days a week Experience in an environment where adherence to a schedule is of the utmost importance Good knowledge and understanding of internet, broadband, supported CPE (modems, terminal adapters, routers, etc…) mail clients, web browsers, FTP and computer operating systems Must be able to work in a high volume, fast paced, goal-oriented environment Must have strong initiative, be positive and a quick learner with attention to detail Ability to work independently and in a team environment Resilient and calm with an ability to assist customers and drive brand loyalty Ability to manage time wisely to meet call handle time and work with targets Leaving certificate or equivalentWe offer you: Salary of €20,500 per year plus Performance Bonus Plan An exciting full-time, permanent job in an energetic environment Excellent benefits and company discounts Pension plan & life assurance Opportunities for development and promotion Site canteen and Breakout area Location easy to reach by Public Transport

20 days ago

Radiographer

Beaumonthospital
Dublin
€34,242 - €50,040 per year
Permanent
Full-time

Post Title: Radiographer - Basic GradePost Status: Permanent Department: Imaging and Interventional RadiologyLocation: Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9 Reports to: Radiography Services Manager Salary: Appointment will be made on Radiographer salary scale (€34,242- €50,040) at a point in line with Government pay policy. Hours of work: 37 hoursClosing Date: 12 Noon on 8th March 2019Position Summary:To provide a high standard of Radiographic service and patient care, including participation in the on-call service as required.Principal Duties and Responsibilities:Key Duties and Responsibilities:• Provide a high standard of radiographic work.• Be respectful of the confidential nature of the role, in particular the patient’s right to confidentiality.• Read and adhere to all relevant policies, procedures and guidelines of Beaumont Imaging & Interventional Radiology Directorate.• Be aware the highest standard of hygiene must be maintained in the Hospital at all times and all staff members are responsible for ensuring compliance with the Hospitals requirements and standards with regard to hygiene.• Ensure that effective safety procedures are in place to comply with the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005. Each staff member is individually responsible for ensuring that the Hospital remains a safe place to work.• Be appropriate in the use of Information Technology and mindful of Confidentiality Law and Ethics, Privacy and Data Protection.Professional• Ensure every patient is treated respectfully and provided with a high quality service.• Relate to and communicate with all other staff in courteous manner at all times.• Attend relevant postgraduate courses as appropriate.• Assist with the quality assurance programme.Operations:1. Be responsible for ensuring the delivery of a caring, efficient and confidential radiographic service to the patients.2. To undertake radiographic and imaging examinations as required in General, ED, Theatre, Mobiles and specialised areas.3. Take part in “on-call” and sessional duties out of hours, on a rotational basis.4. To have a flexible approach to work so that urgent cases can be facilitated as necessary.5. To maintain a safe environment for staff and patients.6. To participate and advise on the equipment selection, purchase, replacement or upgrading process as required.7. To take part in in-service training as required.8. To maintain up to date knowledge of clinical, technical and radiographic developments in general radiography. Ensure that best practices are implemented and maintained.9. Ensure local and national Radiation Protection guidelines are applied at all times, for the protection of patients, staff and general public.10. Apply principles of Justification and Optimisation to every examination undertaken.11. To develop and maintain a training function as may be required in relation to qualified staff and/or trainees in specialised areas and students in general radiography areas in conjunction with the Beaumont Clinical Practice Tutor.12. To attend meetings as may be requested by the Radiography Services Manager II, Radiography Services Manager I and Superintendent I.13. To support the Radiography Services Manager II, I and Superintendent I in the implementation of initiatives aimed at on-going service development and improvement.Quality Assurance:1. To take appropriate action in accordance with hospital policy in relation to complaints, accidents and incidents.2. To be accountable for the quality of the service provided, including customer service and technical aspects.3. To take part in routine daily inspection of equipment and quality assurance procedures as required.4. Be involved in the Radiographer’s Quality Assurance Programme and ensure that all equipment faults and issues are recorded and reported to the RSM I and RSM II.5. To be familiar with, and ensure that Radiation Protection Rules and Regulations are applied at all times.6. To ensure all hospital policies on infection control, health and safety etc., are understood and complied with.7. To take responsibility for keeping the department in general and their work area specifically, clean, tidy and safe.8. To pay particular attention to personal appearance while on duty.Selection Criteria: Selection criteria outline the qualifications, skills, knowledge and/or experience that the successful candidate would need to demonstrate for successful discharge of the responsibilities of the post. Applications will be assessed on the basis of how well candidates satisfy these criteria.Mandatory: 1. Statutory Registration, Professional Qualifications, Experience, etc.(a) Candidates for appointment must:(i)Be registered, or be eligible for registration, on the Radiography Division of the Radiographers Register maintained by the Radiographers Registration Board at CORU. (https://www.coru.ie/)And(ii)Have the requisite knowledge and ability (including a high standard of suitability and professional ability) for the proper discharge of the duties of the office.And(iii)Provide proof of Statutory Registration on the Radiography Division of the Radiographers Register maintained by the Radiographers Registration Board at CORU before a contract of employment can be issued.2. Annual registration(i)On appointment practitioners must maintain annual registration on the relevant division of the Radiographers Register maintained by the Radiographers Registration Board at CORU.And(ii)Practitioners must confirm annual registration with CORU to the HSE by way of the annual Patient Safety Assurance Certificate (PSAC).3. AgeAge restriction shall only apply to a candidate where s/he is not classified as a new entrant (within the meaning of the Public Service Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2004). A candidate who is not classified as a new entrant must be under 65 years of age on the first day of the month in which the latest date for receiving completed application forms for the office occurs.4. HealthCandidates 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.5. CharacterCandidates for and any person holding the office must be of good character.Desirable:Candidates who will qualify as a diagnostic radiographer in the current academic year and will meet the requirements on qualification as set out above will be considered.Further Information for Candidates:Supplementary information:The Hospital: www.beaumont.ie Management Unit: www.beaumont.ie/hr Informal Enquiries ONLY to:Name: Mr Sean McArtTitle: Radiography Services Manager IITelephone: (01)8092238

12 days ago

Clinical Nurse Manager 2 - Patient Flow Manager

Beaumont Hospital
Dublin
€49,056 - €57,995 per year
Full-time
Permanent

Post Title: Clinical Nurse Manager 2 - Patient Flow ManagerPost Status: PermanentDepartment: Patient FlowLocation: Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9Reports to: Directorate Nurse ManagerSalary: Appointment will be made on CNM 2 Payscale (€49,056- €57,995) at a point in line with Government pay policy.Hours of work: 39 Hours Per WeekClosing Date: 12 Noon on Monday 25th February 2019Position Summary:The Patient Flow Managers role is to coordinate the overall patient flow process effectively, minimising delays and supporting discharge. He/she will work with all departments, maximising patient throughput and utilisation of available hospital beds and also ensuring all beds available to the hospital in other facilities (off site) are utilised in the most efficient and effective manner. The Patient flow manager may be assigned duty of the management of complex discharge of patients through discharge pathways such as the Long term care process.Key Tasks:1. To manage the split of urgent/emergency and scheduled care to effect the daily placement of unscheduled and scheduled admissions efficiently. To work with appropriate members of Interdisciplinary teams inclusive but not exhaustive of medical, health & social care professionals along with nursing staff to ensure flexible utilisation of beds in times of bed crises.2. To maintain an accurate and timely knowledge of bed availability using the “Visual Hospital” lean methodology. To ensure that beds are assigned for patient care in real time and in accordance with hospital policies.3. To co-ordinate & record real time information relating to all patients discharge status to ensure the most efficient utilisation of beds occurs & to ensure delays are identified, highlighted and resolved.4. To monitor bed occupancy and planned discharges, being responsible patient allocation in core hours and identifying/highlighting beds for emergency admissions out of hours.5. To collaborate with management information systems in collating data on the frequency of peaks and troughs of bed usage etc. in order that the hospital management can be better informed and work towards more effective bed utilisation, planning of theatre lists and other services demands.6. Liaise closely with Consultants, Ward staff, Nursing & Hospital Management in relation to delayed discharges and length of stay analysis.7. Management of the discharge of all patients who are delayed in their discharge awaiting home care packages, long term care or other delays to ensure efficient flow throughout the hospital.8. Perform such other duties appropriate to the office that may be required from time to time.Key Skills and CompetenciesDECISION MAKINGThe Patient Flow Manager must have the ability to make decisions in a timely fashion with the best interest of all patients in mind using all their available information.ANALYTICALThe Patient Flow Manager will have the ability to manage and co-ordinate the placement of patients into appropriate beds with maximal efficiency. He/she will have the understanding and foresight to predict and plan necessary bed movements to ensure the best possible care for patients at all times.COMMUNCIATIONThe Patient Flow Manager will have exemplary communication skills that will enable them to communicate clearly and effectively between the many disciplines that have a role in efficient bed management within the hospital. He/she will have the skill and judgement to use their communication skills to best effect in developing working relationships between all concerned. The patient flow manger will have the skills to communicate with patients and their families regarding processes and discharge plans.STRESS MANAGEMENTThe Patient Flow Manager will have the necessary skills and abilities to handle the sometimes conflicting agendas and competing demands that are integral to the efficient management of admissions and discharges within the hospital.STRATEGIC AWARENESSThe Patient Flow Manager will have an understanding of the Irish health service and the effect of external forces upon the hospital in relation to admissions, discharges and length of stay, delayed discharges. He/she will understand the difficulties of working with limited resources and the reliance by the hospital on external funding sources for continued activity. He/She will be aware of the national policies and services available to support the coordination of patients discharge.SERVICE PLANNINGThe Patient Flow Manager will understand the need for and the implementation of service planning and its effect on overall hospital activities.• The person will be dynamic, energetic and enthusiastic. They will have a keen desire to develop and maintain systems that promote maximum efficiency within the hospital adapting to constant change to improve the service. They will be willing to innovative and adapt to a variety of roles as part of a crisis management and they will have the skills to work together with others to preserve a team approach to the management of patient throughput in Beaumont Hospital. With appropriate training, they will be adaptable in the role with the ability to interchange in specific areas of the patient flow department as the service requires, working on hour by hour patient flow management and complex delayed discharges as the need arises.The above Job Description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently, the post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post which may be assigned to him/her from time to time ensuring cross cover for other areas including operational patient flow and development of the Patient flow team.Selection Criteria:Selection criteria outline the qualifications, skills, knowledge and/or experience that the successful candidate would need to demonstrate for successful discharge of the responsibilities of the post.Applications will be assessed on the basis of how well candidates satisfy these criteria.Mandatory:1. To be registered with An Bord Altranais in General Division of the Register.2. To have name maintained on Live Register with An Bord Altranais and submit evidence of same.3. Have at least 5 years post registration experience, 2 of which must be in the relevant area.4. Be aware of admission, transfer and discharge policies and procedures5. Possess working knowledge of computer systems, to include spread sheets and word processing.Desirable:1. A management course is desirable.Further Information for Candidates:Supplementary information:The Hospital: www.beaumont.ie Management Unit: www.beaumont.ie/hr Informal Enquiries ONLY to:Name: Barbara Keogh-DunneTitle: Head of Patient FlowEmail address: barbarakeoghdunne@beaumont.ieTelephone: 01 8528463Beaumont Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer

10 days ago

CNM2 Infection Prevention and Control - Permanent

Beaumont Hospital
Dublin
€49,056 - €57,995 per year
Full-time
Permanent

Post Title: CNM2 Infection Prevention and Control Post Status: Permanent Department: Dept of Clinical Microbiology Infection Prevention and Control Location: Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9 Reports to: ADON Infection Prevention and Control Salary: Appointment will be made on CNM 2 Payscale (€49,056- €57,995) at a point in line with Government pay policy. Hours of work: Full time (39 hours per week)Closing Date: 12 Noon on Tuesday 26th February 2019Position Summary:Accountable to: Through the assistant director of nursing for infection prevention and control (ADON IPC) , to the director of nursing, working in close collaboration with the consultant clinical microbiologists.The clinical nurse manager 2 (CNM2), infection prevention & control (IPC) is responsible in collaboration with the CNM3, ADON IPC or deputy and the consultant clinical microbiologists for the prevention, surveillance, investigation and control of infection throughout the Hospital.While being accountable to the CNM3 and ADON IPC, the post holder will work in close collaboration with the consultant clinical microbiologist, other hospital managers and department heads to ensure quality infection prevention & control service is maintained. The post holder will be involved in education and quality control as well as data collection, analysis, audits and formulation of reports. As a member of the infection prevention & control team, the post holder will participate in the surveillance, education, audits, implementation and monitoring of infection control standards throughout the hospital.Principal Duties and Responsibilities:1.Clinical focus 1.1. Have responsibility for the monitoring, surveillance, the investigation, prevention and control of hospital-acquired infections. 1.2. Investigate outbreaks of infection with particular reference to their source and mode of spread. Collate outbreak reports and present to relevant committees (e.g., outbreak control team and infection prevention and control committee). 1.3. Advise on isolation procedures and support managers in supervising the implementation of such techniques in specific situations. 1.4. Evaluate regularly prevention/control of infection measures in specific situations with a view to advising on continuous improvement. 1.5. Advise relevant staff of individual patients with infectious conditions. 1.6. Explain laboratory reports relevant to the prevention/control of infection to staff. 1.7. Collect relevant clinical and epidemiological data to assist the infection control team. 1.8. Act as specialist advisor to all staff where relevant in matters relating to infection prevention/control. 1.9. Advise medical/nursing personnel regarding patient placement to minimise the spread of infection and the implementation of agreed guidelines in their specific areas. 1.10. Participate in infection prevention/control and hygiene audits and complete reports against agreed guidelines. 1.11. Provide feedback and support staff in developing and implementation of actions plans where necessary. 1.12. Provide a high level of professional and clinical leadership. 1.13. Provide safe, comprehensive nursing care to patient within the guidelines laid down by the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) and Health Protection Surveillance Centre. 1.14. Manage own caseload in accordance with the needs of the post. 1.15. Participate in teams/meetings/committees as appropriate, communicating and working in co-operation with the other team members. 1.16. Maintain nursing records in accordance with local service and professional standards. 1.17. Operate within the scope of practice. Seek advice and assistance from his/her line manager on any cases or issues that prove to be beyond the scope of his/her professional competence in line with principles of best practice and clinical governance. 1.18. Take a proactive role in the formation and provision of evidence based policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines (PPPGs) relating to infection prevention and control. 1.19. Take a proactive role in ensuring the service for patients regarding infection prevention/control is in line with HIQA Standards. 1.20. Advise staff on issues relating to decontamination.2.Education & Training2.1. Maintain clinical competence and engage in continuing professional development by keeping up to date with literature, research and new developments in nursing management education and practice and attend staff study days as considered appropriate.2.2. Liaise with the staff of the microbiology department in organising and conducting microbiological and epidemiological surveys and participating in research relevant to infection control.2.3. Participate in the education and training programmes and exchange of learning opportunities on infection prevention/control for all grades of staff.2.4. Advise staff on issues relating to decontamination.2.5. Organise studies of new techniques and equipment and collating the critical comments of the staff who have been asked to participate in trials of this nature.2.6. Be familiar with the curriculum training programme for student nurses and be aware of the clinical experience required to meet the needs of the programme.2.7. Participate in the identification, development and delivery of induction, education, training and development programmes for all staff.2.8. Provide education and training to front-line staff where appropriate and in conjunction with managers.2.9. Engage in performance review processes including personal development planning as appropriate.2.10. Develop and maintain links with national and regional Infection prevention and control networks to support the design, development and delivery of education programmes and PPPGs.2.11. Undertake infection prevention and control risk assessments of clinical areas and assist in the development of a quality improvement plans to address deficits. 3.Audit and Research3.1. Conduct on-going surveillance using appropriate definitions, documentation, and investigation of hospital-associated infections (HCAIs) through review of admission diagnoses, microbiology culture results, isolation orders, patient records, consultation requests, and post-discharge surveillance.3.2. Regularly collate and record relevant data and information/compile and interpret surveillance reports for infection prevention and control team and committee. 3.3. Participate in quality improvement activities by assessing, monitoring, and measuring HCAI rates, evaluating outcomes on a continuous basis.3.4. Identify, critically analyse, disseminate and integrate best evidence relating to infection control to ensure the provision of informed evidence based practice.3.5. Contribute to the implementation and assessment of quality management initiatives/programmes in line with HIQA standards and HCAI and the HSE’s AMR Clinical Programme.3.6. Identify, initiate and conduct nursing and MDT audit and research projects relevant to IC practice and use outcomes to improve service provision.4. Communication 4.1. Evaluate information, problem solve and make appropriate decisions based on evidence relating to infection prevention and control. 4.2. Engage in skilled, compassionate, individualised and timely communication with patients, families, carers and members of the multidisciplinary team. 4.3. Deliver information in a clear and concise manner to staff, committees, external groups (e.g., public health). 4.4. Write reports for the infection prevention and control team and committee and other groups as appropiate.5. Leadership 5.1. Provide leadership in clinical practice and act as a resource and role model for infection prevention/control practice.5.2. Provide staff leadership and motivation which is conducive to good working relations and work performance.5.3. Promote a culture that values diversity and respect in the workplace.5.4. Formulate, implement and evaluate service plans and budgets in co-operation with the wider healthcare team.5.5. Participate in the writing of reports on infectious diseases including outbreaks.5.6. Promote, facilitate and participate in the formation/development and implementation of policies for the infection prevention/control with the other members of the infection prevention/control team and with senior nursing staff. Monitor as appropriate and lead on proactive improvement.This will include:-(i) Defining areas of special risk(ii) Infection control policies and procedures5.7. Serve on committees within the hospital as appropriate5.8. Attend regional meetings as required/professional meetings and conferences in matters relation to infection prevention/control5.9. Liaise with other heath service providers in the development and on-going delivery of the national clinical programme model of care.5.10. Advise on recent advances in infection prevention/control5.11. Lead and implement change in relation to infection prevention and control practice 5.12. Ensure compliance with legal requirements, policies and procedures affecting patients, staff and other hospital matters.6. Administrative:-6.1. Ensures correct completion of records and reports relevant to infection prevention & control.6.2. Attends multi-disciplinary meetings as required.6.3. Participates as a member of various committees and advises them in relation to infection prevention and control.7. Self Development:-7.1. Reads current literature and recent research in relation to infection prevention & control 7.2. Attends seminars/conferences and is aware of new developments in nursing management and infection prevention and control.7.3. Participates in training programmes in information systems in order to facilitate development of information technology and computerisation.Selection Criteria: Selection criteria outline the qualifications, skills, knowledge and/or experience that the successful candidate would need to demonstrate for successful discharge of the responsibilities of the post. Applications will be assessed on the basis of how well candidates satisfy these criteria.Mandatory:• Be registered in the relevant division of the Register of Nurses kept by The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland or be entitled to be so registered• A minimum of 5 years post registration experience with relevant experience in infection control nursing.• A post graduate qualification in infection prevention control nursing, OR be in the process of undertaking same.Desirable:• Competent and confident IT skills (Word, Excel, Power Point and e-mail) are desirable • A management course is desirable.Further Information for Candidates:Supplementary information:The Hospital: www.beaumont.ie Management Unit: www.beaumont.ie/hr Informal Enquiries ONLY to:Name: Fionnuala Duffy Title: CNM3 IPC Email address: fionnualaduffy@beaumont.ie Telephone: 018098746A shortlisting exercise may carried out on the basis of information supplied in your application. The criteria for ranking and or short listing are based on the requirements of the post as outlined in the eligibility criteria and skills, competencies and/or knowledge section of this job specification. Beaumont Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer

8 days ago
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