Clinical Nurse Specialist – Haemoglobinopathy

Location

CHI @ Crumlin

Duration of Post

Permanent

Campaign Reference

146487

Closing Date

26th June 2022

Purpose of the Role

The purpose of the CNS post in Haemoglobinopathy is to improve the quality and service of care through the following: 

  • The CNS in Haemoglobinopathy will be responsible for a clinical caseload in Haemoglobin disorders throughout the hospital.
  • Be a resource for colleagues, allied professionals and an advocate for the patient and ensure competence in area of specialty practice.
  • Be responsible for the provision of a nursing, education and management consultation service in all areas of Haemoglobin disorders.
  • Provide a service, which optimises quality and continuity of care for patients in Haemoglobin disorders.
  • The post holder will be required to work with the relevant consultant(s) as a key member of the multidisciplinary team providing care to patients.
  • To co-ordinate and facilitate the discharge of patients with Haemoglobin disorders.
  • To assist staff within the day care unit at OLHSC to organise the administration of treatment (e.g. blood transfusions and desferioxamine infusions) for children with Haemoglobin Disorders.
  • To liaise with other departments within the hospital in the provision of care for patients with Haemoglobin disorders.

Essential Criteria:

  • Candidates must be registered in the Children’s division or the General Division of the Register of Nurses & Midwives maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).
  • Must have a minimum of five years post qualification experience, two of which are in the acute paediatric setting.
  • A recognized post graduate qualification relevant to this post or willingness to undertake same.
  • Experience of working with a multidisciplinary team

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in managing organizational and professional change.
  • Experience of in the specialty paediatric Haematology
  • Education / course in Haemoglobinopathy
  • Higher education in clinical practice
  • Teaching, supervision and management experience

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. For a copy of the job description please Click Here.

* 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 Sunday 26th June 2022 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.

For informal enquiries for this specialty/department, please contact Ms. Anne Rynne, ADON, by email: anne.rynne@olchc.ie or phone: 01 409 6717.

For other queries relating to this recruitment process, please contact Mr. Brian Barron, Recruitment Specialist, by email: brian.barron@nchg.ie or phone: 087 1480477  

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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