Staff Nurse

Location Dublin
Discipline: Healthcare
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Anna Mazeika

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Job ref: 32574
Published: 20 days ago

Elite Talent Hub LTD is a specialist in permanent staffing solutions for clients nationwide.

Our client is seeking to recruit staff nurses to work in a state-of-the-art private healthcare facility in Dublin, one of the most technologically advanced private hospitals in all of Europe. The position offers a very attractive salary, fully funded private health insurance, a generous welcome bonus, pension, educational grants, discounted healthcare for employees and their immediate families, and more.


  • Assess patient care needs and plan, implement and evaluate programmes of care, using research-based practice and agreed nursing model(s).
  • Manage allocated patients in a structured, organised and safe manner.
  • Deliver holistic care in accordance with hospital policies, procedures and guidelines and in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct and within the Scope of Practice Framework.
  • Promote patient advocacy and maintain patients privacy and dignity.
  • Play an active role in infection prevention and control and ensure the hygiene and cleanliness of the hospital is maintained at a high standard.
  • Work effectively within the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Involve patients and their relatives in the delivery of patients care in preparation for discharge.
  • Help to maintain an effective learning environment for trained staff, students and course participants.
  • Act as a facilitator and supervisor for Health Care Assistants


  • Adhere to all NMBI Guidelines and legislative documentation
  • Contribute to nursing quality assurance by assisting in data collection, audit and research programmes, practice development initiatives and be involved directly/indirectly in nursing committees/groups etc., within the hospital.
  • Attend all mandatory Hospital study days
  • Be responsible for on-going nursing education by way of Faculty of Nursing Courses or other on-going nurse education in U.L. and participate in seminars and study days arranged by the Hospital.


  • On an occasional basis and on night duty, to act as Shift Leader/Nurse-in-Charge in the absence of senior staff, following the CNMs operational practices and requirements so far as your knowledge and experience permit.
  • Act as an effective role model and seek to develop effective leadership skills.
  • Share responsibility for appropriate and cost-effective use of resources.
  • Maintain and promote effective working relationships.
  • Maintain effective communication and dissemination of information.
  • Ensure that all untoward incidents, accidents and hazards are actioned and followed up in accordance with hospital policies and practices.
  • Participate in performance reviews of junior and support staff.

Health & Safety:

  • Promote the safety and wellbeing of patients, staff and any other persons, at all times.
  • Assist in ensuring a safe working environment.
  • Maintain own awareness of, and comply with, policies and procedures relating to Health and Safety (whether statutory, hospital or ward-based), and assist in ensuring the compliance of other staff.
  • Be familiar with fire instructions and participate in organised fire drill as directed by hospital authorities from time to time.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be a registered General Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)
  • Proof of current registration will be required before appointment is confirmed and should have the necessary nursing experience to adequately discharge the duties of the post
  • Should be an effective communicator with good interpersonal skills, self- confidence and organisational ability.

Essential Skills, competencies and knowledge:

  • Broad knowledge of clinical nursing research-based practice.
  • Knowledge of Scope of practice
  • Knowledge of Clinical Risk Management, Infection Prevention and Control & Health & Safety
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to make appropriate clinical decisions in relation to nursing practice
  • Ability to prioritise and organise workload efficiently and effectively
  • Logical problem solving & general decision making ability
  • Ability to lead & motivate others
  • Be proactive and take initiative
  • Flexible to changing needs of the service
  • Ability to get on with other members of team