Connolly Hospital has an established Dermatology service for Dublin North East. It is Consultant led by our current Dermatologists Dr. Marina O’Kane, Dr Karen Eustace and Richard Watchorn . The Hospital now wishes to establish a nurse led service which will enhance the work and improve the patient outcomes of our current dermatology service.
Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown is running a recruitment campaign for Clinical Nurse Manager 2 for the Dermatology department
The CNM2 in Dermatology will contribute to the improvement of the health care experience and outcomes for patients attending dermatology services.
e.g. Patients – adults over 16 years of age
CNM 2 (Dermatology) will focus initially on the following patient groups List caseload – reference Scope of Practice of Clinical Nurse Specialist (Dermatology)
A CNM2 Dermatology here in Connolly will support an enhancement of the Dermatology service, Assist in the reduction of Waiting lists, Standardise care pathways for dermatological conditions and provide a patient centred approach to care in addition to supporting the further developments within the Dermatology service.
The post holder will report to the relevant:
The CNM2 Dermatology will work closely with the Dermatology Consultants and the NCHD team.
There is one initial permanent whole-time vacancy available in the Outpatient’s Department, Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown.
A panel may be created from this campaign for Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, from which current and future, permanent and specified purpose vacancies of full time or part time duration may be filled.
The RCSI Hospital Group includes the following hospitals;
The Academic Partner for the Group is the RCSI.
RCSI Hospital Group provides a national service and a regional service to Dublin and the North East and is committed to the provision of world-class care, exceptional clinical services with respect and compassion.
The CNM2 Dermatology will:
Candidates must at the closing date of application:
The Public Service Superannuation (Age of Retirement) Act, 2018* set 70 years as the compulsory retirement age for public servants.
* Public Servants not affected by this legislation:
Public servants recruited between 1 April 2004 and 31 December 2012 (new entrants) have no compulsory retirement age.
Public servants recruited since 1 January 2013 are members of the Single Pension Scheme and have a compulsory retirement age of 70.
Candidates for and any person holding the office must be fully competent and capable of undertaking the duties attached to the office and be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service.
Candidates for and any person holding the office must be of good character.
*Note 1: Section 91 candidates are individuals who qualified before the 31th October 2013 and have been engaged in the practice of the profession in the Republic of Ireland for a minimum of 2 years fulltime (or an aggregate of 2 years fulltime), between 31st October 2008 and 30th October 2013. To be considered as a Section 91 applicant, individuals must have applied to CORU for registration prior to the 31st October 2015.
Post Specific Requirements
Technical & Professional Expertise
Has a command over the technical/ professional skills and knowledge required within the job holder’s role and continues to upskill to maintain high professional standards and continuous professional development requirements.
Leadership and Management
Manages performance to deliver team goals; demonstrates accountability for leading, directing, monitoring and evaluating RCSI Hospital Group services. Creates a climate in which people want to do their best. Promotes confidence and positive attitude; influences others to follow a common goal.
Building & Maintaining Relationships
Builds and maintains relationships with a network of people. Recognises the two way nature of relationships and works to develop mutually beneficial partnerships. Interacts with others in a manner that builds respect and fosters trust.
Commitment to Quality & Risk Management
The ability to focus on understanding stakeholder’s needs and expectations and to respond effectively and efficiently to them. Has a good knowledge of and is committed to offer a quality service through the achievement of goals, accreditation standards, other organisation/department standards and risk management frameworks and guidelines.
Problem Solving & Decision Making
Identifies and solves problems by understanding the situation, seeking additional information, developing and weighing alternatives, and choosing the most appropriate course of action given the circumstances.
Communication & Interpersonal Skills
Speaks and writes clearly, fluently and effectively to both individuals and groups; communicates in a manner that will persuade, convince and influence others, in order to motivate, inspire or encourage them to follow a particular course of action.
This Job Description is intended as a basic guide to the scope and responsibilities of the position and is subject to regular review and amendment. The role holder will be required to be flexible in this position and is expected to facilitate working additional hours on occasion, when requested.
The RCSI Hospital Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.