Clinical Nurse Manager II: Community Intervention Liaison Nurse
The purpose of the CNM II post is to support the implementation of a model of integrated Primary (General Practice) and Secondary (Hospital) Care, thus optimising the patient’s quality of life and contributing to an integrated health service.
The CNM II post is an integrated role working across the acute hospital and CIT community services .This will be approximately 80% hospital 20% community rotation to facilitate CIT integration with its acute hospital partner.
MED (Medicine and Emergency)
Directorate Nurse Manager (ADON) or ADPHN CIT, Professionally accountable to the Director of Nursing and Director of Nursing Public Health.
CNM I, Staff Nurses, Student Nurses, Health Care Assistant Staff
€50,912 - €60,190
25 - 28 Days
The Community Intervention Team (CIT) is a community based nursing service providing holistic nursing care to Clients in south Dublin both in their homes and in the CIT clinic in Rathmines and Shankill
The CIT service delivers safe effective person centred integrated care using enhanced clinical skills, facilitating early discharge, admission avoidance, hospital avoidance and supports patients in improving their health and maintaining their quality of life in as far as possible. The CIT assess, plan, implement and evaluate care to the highest professional and ethical standards within the model of nursing care practiced in the relevant care setting.
The role of the Community Intervention Liaison nurse CNM II is to act as a link nurse
with St James’s Hospital and the Community Intervention Team
The role will include clinical management time within the community to enhance the development of integration between services. The CNM 11 will coordinate patient care planning with other disciplines utilizing the principles of the nursing process and critical thinking skills in order to maintain patient safety and well-being. The CNM11 will work closely with multidisciplinary teams across settings and use evidence and feedback loops to continuously improve performance.
The post holder will ensure that any suitable patients that can be referred to CIT would be identified. They will assist with the Patient referral process, follow up care and medical review. Maintain a clear communication process between St James’s, CIT and any other relevant service providers. Part of this role will be education and promotion of CIT service.
The CNM II will ensure efficient and effective management in such a way as to provide a safe environment for patients and staff, while making the best use of resources.
* The above Role Profile 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 and to contribute to the development of the post while in office. This Role Profile will be subject to review in the light of changing circumstances.
The following ‘Descriptors’ are a further clarification of the behaviours required. Candidates should use these descriptors as a guide when assessing their suitability for this role and also when preparing an example of where they have demonstrated this competency in the past for inclusion in the required Standard Application Form (SAF). Further information relating to the Competency Based Framework.
A level of proficiency in the English language, written and spoken, is a requirement of all roles within St James’s Hospital. You will be required to self assess your proficiency level in the Standard Application Form. In addition, your proficiency in spoken English will be assessed during the interview process appropriate to the role available.
In the course of your employment you may have access to or hear information concerning the medical or personal affairs of patients and/or staff, or other health services business. Such records and information are strictly confidential and unless acting on the instructions of an authorised officer, on no account must information concerning staff, patients or other health service business be divulged or discussed except in the performance of normal duty. In addition records must never be left in such a manner that unauthorised persons can obtain access to them and must be kept in safe custody when no longer required.
A candidate 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.
It is the responsibility of all staff across the hospital to ensure that infection control and hygiene standards are adhered to and maintained at all times.
A panel may be formed from which future vacancies will be filled. St James's Hospital is an Equal Opportunities Employer.