Clinical Home Care Nurse

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Job Description - Clinical Home Care Nurse

TCP Homecare provides innovative healthcare and pharmaceutical services to meet the requirements of a new emerging healthcare environment in Ireland. We are looking for innovative, enthusiastic  nursing professionals with acute nursing experience to work in the greater Dublin region who demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation while displaying flexibility and ability to adapt to change to join a newly established Dedicated Service on behalf of one of our existing Private Health Insurer Clients, providing a comprehensive high quality standard of nursing care in the community.


The community nurse will provide clinical services to patients in an effective and caring manner to a high standard that meets best practice. This nursing service allows patients to be discharged from hospital and continue certain types of treatment in the comfort of their own home. A key element of the role is the maintenance of accurate electronic patient records and the timely deliverance of reports immediately after a visit back to the clients and head office. The community nurse should see the role as working as part of a team where the nurse uses their clinical, communication and interpersonal skills to provide a seamless service whilst at all times liaising closely with the nursing manager and the client's multi-disciplinary team.



Key Responsibilities :


Training Adult and Paediatric patients and/or their carers to facilitate self administration.

Administration of required IV/IM/SC injections and oral therapies to patients to the highest clinical and ethical standards

Carry out all required activities including wound care and catheter care.

Carry out any additional treatments/services as required.

Timely electronic reporting of each visit as agreed with client and your Nursing Manager

Maintenance of accurate and detailed records as agreed with client and your Manager

Recognise and report immediately any untoward events on a patient visit as outlined by your Nurse manager

Assess specific changes in the patient's condition as a result of new or on-going treatments and take immediate appropriate action.

Implement all TCP Homecare operating procedures and protocols relating to the care and safety of a patient and yourself.

Ensure a safe clinical environment for patients and yourself by following all procedures and guidelines.

Attend relevant meetings with company and/or clients and facilitate meticulous feedback.

Participate in approved data collection, clinical studies and trials as requested by the client.

Provide support and advice to patient and family member's clients and multi-disciplinary team.

To attend all company required meetings, training and other business in a prepared and punctual manner

Responsible for the administration of daily/weekly/monthly documentation for departmental reviews

Maintain customer confidentiality at all times

Represent self in a professional and ethical manner at all times, complying with all applicable company policy and procedures.

Report all adverse events and product complaints promptly in line with Pharmacovigilance procedures and current legislation.

Able to educate and communicate clearly while building a good rapport with patients

Work collaboratively as part of a small, dedicated team

Maintain records accurately with attention to detail and the return of all patient records and files to head office.

Liaise closely with all other external/internal personnel associated with the patient programme.

Attend relevant meetings with Customer/Client to facilitate structured communication flow.

Keep in touch with current trends and developments in best practice standards and clinical care in this specific area.

Applicant must be flexible and available to travel Nationwide with some overnight stays required


Key Competencies:


Cannulation & Phlebotomy Skills Essential

Demonstrable IV therapy experience including care of central venous access devices.

Effective administrator, with a high level of attention to detail.

Good time management skills.

Excellent communication skills, ability to present to a multidisciplinary team.

Ability to quickly build good rapport with new contacts.

Likes to work alone yet values their position within a team.

Demonstrates good sound judgement.

Demonstrates flexibility with tasks both administrative and clinical to support the service 



What We Offer in Return:


Competitive annual salary

Company car/phone/tablet

24 days of annual leave, rising with service

Pension Scheme

Health Insurance

Life Assurance

A supportive and friendly working environment

Regular training courses and opportunities to up skill

Promotional opportunities

Refer a Friend scheme

Social events

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