Clinical Nurse Specialist – Ophthalmology

Location

CHI @ Crumlin

Duration of Post

Permanent

Campaign Reference

145358

Closing Date

13th May 2021

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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 specialities 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 Clinical Nurse SpecialistOphthalmology- Closing date Thursday 13th May 2021 

The Clinical Nurse Specialist in Ophthalmology has had a direct effect on improving the quality of patient care. The CNSp in Ophthalmology has a pivotal role in the co-ordination and management of outpatients and services within the clinical area.

The post holder will have nursing responsibility for the care of children with Ophthalmic conditions whilst working as part of the multidisciplinary team in the Outpatient department. The post holder will work in conjunction with the Ophthalmic team in order to ensure the provision of quality care. The post holder will provide effective nursing leadership, expertise, advice and support in the management of this patient group.

The role of the Ophthalmology CNSp will be a dynamic and developing role. The post-holder will need to be proactive in pioneering and developing this role in response to the challenges around the on-going healthcare needs of young people and their parents/careers.

 

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 Thursday, 13th May 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 considered.   

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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