Staff Nurses Palliative Care

Job description

Staff nurses urgently required for pallaiative care hospice service in Blackrock and Harolds Cross

Minimum of three years experience as a staff nurse in a hospice environment.

Ability to deliver a high standard of holistic patient centred nursing care.

Aspects of patient care can be physically demanding; the post holder must have the competence and capability to conduct such physically demanding tasks.

Participate in the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care for an assigned patient group.

Provide support for patients and their relatives. Liaise with members of the Multidisciplinary Team in order to meet the psychosocial, spiritual and psychological needs of the patients.

Liaise with household staff with regard to patients meals and dietary requirements.

Maintain clear, accurate and up-to-date medical records and be aware of the legal implications of these documents.

Implement appropriate practices in line with internal policies.

Be responsible for the safe administration of medications

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