Director of Nursing Galway Nursing Home Opportunity

Director of Nursing required for a state of the nursing home in Galway.
This nursing home offers an opportunity to play a crucial part in a dynamic and forward-thinking company which provides fantastic support.


Conducting internal audits and following up on results of same
Initial induction of staff and ongoing training and development of staff
Encouragement of innovative practice
Ensuring implementation and adherence to Company and HIQA standards, procedures and guidelines
Conducting regular communication meetings with all clinical staff
Establish a good rapport with external community agencies bringing the local community into the Home and facilitating residents to attend functions/activities within the local community
Liaise with Marketing to maximise opportunities to ensure the Home has a high profile in the local community
Implement Company Health and Safety Policy to safeguard the safety and welfare of staff, residents and others
Implement regular fire training and evacuation plans
Ensure the hygiene and cleanliness of the home is to the highest standard
Ensure a preventative maintenance programme is in place and implemented
Participate in the selection and interviewing of staff
Conduct regular training needs analysis
Clinical practice in the home meets Regulations & Standards
Qualifications Skills & Attributes required?

Qualified Nurse with at least 3 years Management experience in the last 6 years in care of the older person
Post registration management qualification in health or a related field
Proven track record in healthcare clinical management
Excellent Leadership, Organisational and Communication skills
Sound decision making ability and results driven
Ability to work well and promote a team environment
Willingness to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the company

If you would like to find out more please send your CV to sh@headhuntinternational.com
or call 087 8550555 for more information

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Employment Type
€80000 - €90000 per annum + plus benefits
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