Clinical Nurse Manager II / Clinical Nurse Specialist Infection Prevention & Control (IPC)

Location

CHI @ Tallaght

Duration of Post

Permanent

Campaign Reference

145850

Closing Date

25th October 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 2021. 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.

The purpose of the CNSp Infection Prevention and Control post is to improve the quality and service of care through the following: 

  • Assist with the implementation of the National Standards for the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infections
  • Work in close collaboration with Clinical Nurse Managers, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physicians, Multidisciplinary Teams, Department Heads and the Consultant Microbiologist/Consultant in Infectious Diseases to ensure a quality Infection Prevention & Control service is maintained.
  • Act as a resource for colleagues, allied professionals and an advocate for the patient and ensure competence in all areas of IPC practice.
  • Provide a programme of education and training for multidisciplinary staff which benefits children and their parents

Essential Criteria:

  • Be registered on the Children’s Division and/or the General Division of the Register of Nurses & Midwives maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.
    And
  • Have at least 5 years post registration experience.
    And
  • Post-registration qualification level 9 NQAI (Major award) in Infection Prevention & Control, or undertake contractual agreement to obtain a relevant post-graduate qualification within 3 years.
    Or
  • Relevant post-registration qualification level 9 NQAI (Major award), or undertake contractual agreement to obtain a relevant post-graduate qualification within 3 years.
    And
  • Have the clinical, managerial and administrative capacity to properly discharge the functions of the role.
    And
  • Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development at the appropriate level.

How to Apply

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 letter of application is Monday 25th October 2021 by 23:59pm. Applications must be completed through the advertised post on CHI.jobs by clicking ‘Apply for Job’.

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

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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