Clinical Nurse Education Facilitator – CNM2 Grade

Location

CHI @ Tallaght

Duration of Post

Permanent

Campaign Reference

146086

Closing Date

26th January 2022

Purpose of the Role:

  • manage the clinical educational needs within the department.
  • lead, co-ordinate and facilitate the creation of a clinical environment that fosters professional growth and development of staff nurses and nursing students.
  • facilitate the development of nursing staff, by means of orientation of new staff and continuous professional development and in-service training of all staff.
  • facilitate the supervision of nursing students and staff nurses in collaboration with CNM 2s and CNM 3s
  • assist staff members in ensuring that individual staff and nursing students are kept informed of their progress and encourage feedback, recognise strengths and weaknesses and the potential need for further clinical education, training and experience.
  • promote high quality standards of care through demonstration of clinical expertise.
  • ensure confidentiality on all matters and information obtained during the course of employment.
  • facilitate the development of documentation, standards and guidelines best practice in order to optimise use of resources and to ensure compliance with statutory requirements.

 

Essential Criteria:

  • be registered in the Children’s Division of the Register held by the NMBI or be entitled to be so registered, have 5 years post registered experience with a minimum of 2 years in children’s nursing or
  • be registered in the General Division of the Register held by the NMBI with 5 years children’s nursing experience.
  • be currently in children’s nursing practice.
  • have a relevant professional academic qualification of not less than level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications in the specialist area.
  • have experience in the supervision of nursing staff and students.
  • have experience and knowledge of the recognition and management of the acutely ill child, including but not limited to identification of the deteriorating child.
  • have the clinical, managerial and administrative capacity to properly discharge the functions of the role.
  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • demonstrate evidence of continuing learning and professional development.
  • have previous experience of supervision of nursing students.

 

Desirable Criteria:

It is desirable that candidates have:

  • experience of practising in a staff and/or student support role.
  • experience of supporting nursing staff who were experiencing difficulty in meeting clinical practice standards.
  • management skills.
  • experience of involvement in audit or evaluation.
  • evidence of ICT proficiency for the effective delivery of the role
  • evidence of management experience and education

 

How to Apply & Informal Enquiries:

Applicants will be shortlisted based on information supplied in the CV and covering letter submitted.

Applications for this post must be accompanied by a covering letter, setting out relevant experience that illustrates how the essential criteria listed above is met. The criteria for short listing are based on the requirements of the post as outlined in the eligibility criteria and/or the knowledge, skills and competencies section of this job specification.

 

* Please note that you must submit a cover letter with your CV, this forms part of your application and CV’s will not be accepted without a detailed cover letter.

 

The closing date for submissions of CV’s and cover letter is Wednesday 26th January 2022 by 5pm. Applications must be completed through the advertised post on CHI.jobs by clicking ‘Apply for Job’.

Please click here for a copy of the job description.

Applications will not be accepted through direct email or any other method.

 

For informal enquiries for this specialty/department, please contact Siobhán O’Connor, Assistant Director of Nursing  via email siobhan.oconnor@tuh.ie

For other queries relating to this recruitment process, please contact recruitment@nchg.ie

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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