Assistant Director of Nursing, Clinical Research Operations

Location

CHI @ Crumlin

Duration of Post

Permanent

Campaign Reference

145722

Closing Date

28th September 2021

Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) operates as a single service across the existing Dublin children’s hospitals, Crumlin, Temple Street and Tallaght. Also, the paediatric outpatients and urgent care centres, Connolly which opened in July 2019 and Tallaght which is due to open in 2020. CHI governs and operates local paediatric services for the Greater Dublin Area and all national paediatric specialist services, some of which are on an all-island basis.

  • 25% of our population are children under 18 years of age. The majority are healthy, however 1/4 of these are three-year olds who are obese, 16% of our children have a chronic disease, such as, diabetes, allergies and asthma. 2% are acutely ill or have complex care needs
  • CHI currently has a staff of 3,600 delivering care annually to 334,500 children, young people and their families through 39 clinical specialties and 442 in-patient & day care beds
  • 2019 activity: In-patients 24,500; Day cases 33,500; Outpatients 147,500; ED 129,000

Ireland will have a world class new children’s hospital that is purpose built to deliver the best care and treatments that are available for future generations to come

The new children’s hospital, which will open in 2023 will bring together the three children’s hospitals into a world class building on a campus shared with St James’s Hospital.  This will be a leading campus in healthcare and research in Ireland, a leading adult teaching hospital, a children’s hospital and in time, a new maternity hospital, when the Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital is relocated on the campus.  ​

The Role of Assistant Director of Nursing, Clinical Research Operations – Closing date 28th September 2021

Children’s Health Ireland is Ireland’s largest paediatric hospital and the leading centre in Ireland for the conduct of clinical trials and studies in children. Clinical research is essential to provide an evidence base for improved medicines and treatment of sick children. As part of the Research Management Team, the post holder will be responsible for managing the day-to-day clinical research operations and study portfolio of the Clinical Research Centre, working closely with the Research & Innovation Office. As a nursing professional, they will be responsible for line management of research nurses as well as leadership, mentoring and training for the research nursing function. They will also directly or indirectly manage a team of research coordination staff.

The post holder will play a key role in developing a vision and strategy for research and innovation for the nursing profession in CHI. This role will evolve in line with the set-up of the CHI Research & Innovation Office and the development and integration of CHI clinical research infrastructure across sites and will have a key strategic leadership role in the planning, establishment and ongoing development of the Clinical Research Facility at the New Children’s Hospital.

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Why work at Children’s Health Ireland

CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • ​ Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Access to first-rate postgraduate programmes/Educational Assistance
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns

To register your interest in this position or review detailed job description, please refer to Children Health Ireland’s career page –  CHI Jobs  

The closing date for submissions of CV’s and cover letter of application is Tuesday, 28th September 2021, by 5pm. Applications must be completed through Children’s Health Ireland Talent Recruitment system, by clicking ‘Apply for Job’. Applications must be made online and will not be accepted through direct email or any other method. You will receive an automatic email acknowledging receipt of application.

Should you, for any reason, not receive this automated acknowledgement, please check your email address provided when submitting your online application or notify the Human Resource Department prior to the stated closing date, otherwise your application will not be

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CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns

CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Access to first-rate postgraduate programmes/Educational Assistance
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns