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Person in Charge

Location

MayoMayo

Company

West of Ireland Alzheimer Foundation t/a Western Alzheimers

Date added

25/01/2021

Job Description:

Role Summary: The Person in Charge is responsible for directing and coordinating the day to day operations of Marian House Respite Centre in accordance with the National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland. The Person in Charge will provide strategic and clinical leadership to ensure the provision of the highest possible standard of care and service to the resident, and their family members/representatives.
Roles & Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
· Undertake the role and responsibilities of the Person in Charge in line with the Health Act 2007, Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) standards, related regulations, and the National Standards for the Prevention & Control of Associated Infection in acute healthcare services.
· Oversee the management and operations of all aspects of the nursing home in partnership with the registered provider.
· Provide leadership and clinical supervision for nursing and related services which results in the delivery of effective quality assured person-centred care.
· Establish and maintain through high standards of professional practice, a caring environment which is conducive to the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of the resident.
· Promote, encourage, and practice the ethos of person-centred care.
· Contribute to the safeguarding of residents, taking steps to protect residents from any form of abuse or neglect and using the appropriate reporting structure to inform the relevant parties of any concerns.
· Develop and maintain competency levels necessary for professional practice.
Qualifications
Essential
· Be registered with An Bord Altranais and hold an active PIN.
· Possess a post registration management qualification in healthcare management or in a related field.
· Evidence of continuous professional development.
Experience
Essential :  
•         Minimum Experienced Required (three  Years): 3
•         Possess a post registration management qualification in healthcare management or in a related field.
•         Minimum Qualification:  Level 7 (incl Diploma & Ordinary Bachelor Degree)  OR  Registered An Bord Altranais
•         Have not less than 3 years’ experience in a management capacity in the health & social care field.
•          Minimum six years post registration nursing experience


Term

Permanent / Full-time

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