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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

CNM2 Infection Prevention and Control - Temporary Specified Purpose

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

Post Title: CNM2 Infection Prevention and Control Post Status: Temporary Specified Purpose 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 nursingDesirable:• A post graduate qualification in infection prevention control nursing, OR be in the process of undertaking same. • Competent and confident IT skills (Word, Excel, Power Point and e-mail) are desirable • A management course is desirableFurther 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

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