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Clinical Nurse Specialist Palliative Care

Job description

Clinical Nurse Specialists urgently required

Our client with hospice care facilities in Blackrock and Harolds Cross are hiring two clincial nurse specialists

Must have three years experience as a clinical nurse specialist in palliative care.

The roles are to provide a specialist nursing service for patients with progressive life limiting conditions e.g. cancer and other non-malignant conditions,

As part of the Community Palliative Care Team, providing specialist palliative care, advice and support, to patients and their families/carers as appropriate.

Apply the principles of palliative care that affirm life, offer patients with life-limiting conditions a support system to help them live as actively as possible until death with optimal quality of life and help families/carers cope during illness.

Patients and their families/carers should be helped to engage in care planning to the extent that they are able and wish to be involved.

Manage an agreed caseload within the community setting, facilitating the provision of high-quality specialist palliative care to patients and their families, providing advice, expertise and support as part of the multidisciplinary team.

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