Clinical Nurse Facilitator ICU top intensive care role Dublin

  • Job Reference: 178498C
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2020
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Dublin
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Nurses
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Clinical Nurse Facilitator ICU excellent intensive care opportunity with top Dublin

Job Title: Clinical Facilitator - ICU
Department: Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Reports to: Nurse Managers, Intensive Care Unit

A state of the art hospital in Dublin is hiring a Clinical Facilitator ICU to facilitate the achievement of the Hospital's mission to provide exceptional patient care in an environment where quality, respect, caring and compassion are at the centre of all they do.

The Role:
To enhance outcomes for patients by assessment of standards of Nursing and Health Care Assistant practice, the planning and implementation of appropriate education and professional development
Providing a quality educational and supportive service to ICU Nursing staff and Beacon Hospitals New Graduate Training and Development Programme.
The coordination and management of up to date educational/ clinical programmes for relevant staff
The goal of the ICU Clinical Facilitator is to enhance clinical practice by supporting RN's within ICU to develop the necessary skills to deliver skilled nursing care for all patients. That all ICU RN's and HCA's will successfully complete their probationary period within the agreed timeframe. This will be done in collaboration with the ICU manager
Facilitates the training of all ICU and hospital staff in Code Blue and preparation for ACLS course
Be responsible for the coordination of a regular schedule of education, and professional development
Participate in teams /meetings/committees as appropriate communicating and working in cooperation with other team members
75% of time working directly with staff in clinical practice
25% Administration, preparation for training and facilitation of in-service education

Clinical Adaptation Programme:
Be knowledgeable about the Clinical Adaptation and Assessment programme and the clinical experiences required to meet the needs of the programme.

Clinical Practice
Support the Clinical Nurse Managers and Staff Nurses in the ICU, to plan, develop, implement and evaluate clinical practice in accordance with best available evidence in order to influence innovations in practice and promote quality care for patients in the general medical/surgical areas.
In collaboration with the Nursing Coordinator and Facilitator, promote the development and maintenance of high standards of nursing care, through practice development projects.
In conjunction with the ICU managers & Clinical Coordinators to assess and identify teaching and developmental requirements of all staff through observation in practice.
Attend all relevant meetings as required for role and Liaise with appropriate staff
Communicate effectively ICU Managers and Clinical Coordinators regarding the progress and development of staff nurses within their area of responsibility.

Maintain a Quality standard of service lead on proactive quality improvement and support accreditation

Candidates must be registered in the General Division of the Register of Nurses kept by An Bord Altranais (NMBI).
Post graduate degree or equivalent in ICU Nursing
Masters in Clinical practice or similar is essential
Alert course desirable

Minimum of 5 years acute experience, 5 of which should be in an ICU setting
Possess the clinical, managerial and administrative capacity to properly discharge the functions of the role.
Evidence of teaching practice in the clinical setting is desirable.

Experience in teaching and assessing the Nursing and HCA Team throughout the last 10 years.
Experience in conducting clinical audits.
Creates a culture of open communication to maintain a climate of trust and honesty.
Tailors the content and method of communication to their audience's level of expertise.
Is an advocate for the hospital department by consistently projecting a professional image, promoting the highest standards.

For immediate interview please email CV to: or call Sylvia on 087 8550555 for further information