Overview

Assistant Director of Care / Deputy PIC Job at Virtue Integrated Elder Care – in Louth, County Louth

Job Description

Virtue Integrated Elder Care are now recruiting for an Assistant Director of Care / Deputy PIC to lead, manage and hold accountability for designated unit(s) at Moorehall Lodge, Drogheda.


Reporting directly to the Director of Care / Person in Charge, the Assistant Director of Care will monitor and supervise the delivery of care to residents living in Moorehall Lodge Drogheda.

Duties include:
Plan, assess and deliver resident care that maximises the resident’s capacity to exercise personal autonomy and choice, together with all members of the Multidisciplinary Care Team.

Engage with, and support, new residents during their transition to Moorehall Lodge Drogheda. Encourage residents and key staff members to offer friendship and understanding to new residents and their family.

Collaborate with Health and Social Care Professionals through respectful, effective communication and appropriate documentation to provide safe, quality healthcare to residents.

Encourage recognition of the resident as an individual; ensuring resident’s needs and comfort are given priority.

Administration of medication in accordance to the policies and procedures of Moorehall Lodge Droghedaand in accordance to the legislation and regulatory requirements.

Collaborate, consult and communicate with staffregarding the appropriate nursing assessments, diagnosis, planning, interventions, and evaluation of resident care.

Manage the duty roster and ensure outstanding shifts arising due to sickness or other leave are suitably covered.

Qualifications

Essential:
A registered General Nurse or Psychiatric Nurse on the Register of Nurses held by Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland or be entitled to be so registered.

Evidence of continuous professional development.

Desirable:
Post Graduate Diploma in Gerontology

Post Registration Management qualification in health or related field.

Gerontology experience

Experience in Psycho Geriatric Nursing Care/Psychiatry/Adult Disabled.

Experience

Essential:
Minimum 3 years post registration experience with strong leadership skills

About Company

Company: Virtue Integrated Elder Care –

Company Location:  Louth, County Louth

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