Community Stoma Care Nurse

Location: Cork

Contract Type: Permanent Full Time

Closing Date: 24 May 2024

Salary: Competitive

Community Stoma Care Nurse

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

Eakin Healthcare require a Community Stoma Care Nurse to join their team in Ireland providing an excellent level of care to patients following their discharge from hospital.  The growth ambition for the business within Ireland relies heavily upon the reputation of this nursing service.  With ambitious plans for the future, we are seeking to expand our team by recruiting a dedicated Community Stoma Care Nurse for the Cork region.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  • Provide a professional stoma care service to patients in the community based on a defined referral pathway.
  • Receive patient referrals from hospital and community health care professionals.
  • Provide required feedback to referring healthcare professionals.
  • Maintain accurate clinical records.
  • Deliver teaching / training for carers, family and health care professionals.
  • Keep up to date with relevant products available within the Irish market.
  • Provide feedback to marketing and research and development.
  • Undertake continuous personal development.

Other

  • To adhere to the company’s Equal Opportunities policy and Dignity at work policy in all activities and to actively promote equality of opportunity wherever possible.
  • To be responsible for your own health and safety and that of your colleagues, in accordance with the company’s’ Health and Safety policy.
  • To adhere to the company’s Quality policy and Environmental policy.
  • To undertake other duties as may be reasonably required.

 

KEY SKILLS

Essential

  • Registered Nurse Qualification.
  • Registered with INMO.
  • Stoma or colorectal background.
  • Full clean driving licence and access to a car.
  • IT skills including Excel.
  • Flexibility to meet patient and service needs.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously, be dynamic and forward thinking.
  • Comfortable working in the community often at patient’s home.
  • Able to work remotely as part of a dispersed team.
  • Able to accommodate administrative tasks and small product stock at home.

Desirable

  • In possession of or be willing to work towards a dedicated stoma care qualification.

 

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Internal

  • Work closely with nurse advisors to discuss patient referrals, share market information and ensure continuity of service.
  • Regular communication with other departments including marketing and research and development.

External

  • Continual communication with referring nurses and patients in order to implement the appropriate care plan.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Extensive local travel in the Cork area.
  • Occasional travel to UK mainland will be required.

 

COMPETENCIES

Business Insight

Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals.

Customer Focus

Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Manages Complexity

Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

Action Oriented

Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

Plans and Aligns

Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

Ensures Accountability

Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people.

Instills Trust

Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity.

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