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Director of Nursing

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Position: Director of Nursing

Location: Westmeath

Salary: DOE

Working hours: 40h/per week

Reporting to: CEO

I am delighted to assist my client who is currently seeking a Director of Nursing to work in a private hospital located in Westmeath. This is an excellent opportunity to join a fantastic team in a management role, working with the Clinical Nurse Managers, Consultants, Nursing Staff, HCA's, Allied Support Services and Senior Management Team.

About the Role

* You will be responsible for providing strong strategic, professional and clinical leadership for all aspects of Nursing, Healthcare Assistant and Allied Support Services
* Your focus will be on improving the patient experience, the quality of patient care and patient outcomes, in the context of developing a culture of performance improvement within the allocated resource
* You will be accountable for the development of staffing structures, staffing skill mix and for the clinical and operational competence of all staff under his/ her authority
* You will be a member of the Senior Management Team and will have a key role in creating an atmosphere and culture where quality and patient safety and experience can flourish within strong multidisciplinary collaboration across the hospital

Essential Criteria

* Must be registered with the NMBI in the General Division
* Must be a degree holder preferable to Master Level
* Must have 10 years postgraduate nursing experience (strong knowledge in Theatre setting an advantage), plus 3 years in a management position
* Possess strong leadership qualities and human resources management skills.
* Be able to work in a collegial and collaborative way
* Communicate effectively, both verbally & written, with Clinical and non-clinical staff, medical personnel, patients and relatives
* Possess well-developed interpersonal and organisational skills
* Proven clinical ability including risk management, clinical audit and resource planning
* You must be competent in the use of information technology

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, please apply with your CV in Word Format and I will get in touch with you. Alternatively call me on 086 464 8416. I would love to hear from you!

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