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Emergency Department Staff Nurse

Position Summary:

As a Staff Nurse in Beaumont Hospital you will be expected to take responsibility for each shift for a caseload of patients. For these you will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care within the Roper, Logan and Tierney Model of Nursing. In addition, you are expected to practice within the Code of Practice guidelines from An Bord Altranais and within the Nursing and other Hospital Policies and Procedures. You will be held accountable to the Clinical Nurse Manager 2 and in her absence to the delegated nurse holding shift responsibility for the ward. Discretion, initiative and an interest in teaching student nurses and preliminary training students to function independently is also a prerequisite. At all times you will practice within the limits of your experience and will have available to you more senior expert nurses. Overall, your responsibilities may be divided into clinical, professional, managerial and educational categories.

Working in Beaumont Hospital:

Opened in 1987, Beaumont Hospital has a bed complement of 820. We are the National Centre for Neurosurgery, Renal and Pancreatic Transplantation and Cochlear Implantation. The Hospital provides a 24-hour emergency service for its own catchment area of approximately 250,000. An average 60 patients per day are admitted for trauma or elective treatment, making it one of the busiest general Hospitals in the country.

What can we do for you?

– Offer a variety of work within Medical, Surgical, A+E, Cardiac, Renal, Theatre , ICU, HDU and Oncology directorates

– Opportunity to progress your surgical or medical education through post-graduate modules in areas such as Colorectal/Breast care.

– As a teaching hospital, you will be involved in the development of new and better ways to care for patients through outcome-based research and the development of new technologies.

– Designated as a Centre of Excellence for Cancer Services.

– All wards within the hospital are involved in the national nursing workforce planning project.

– Free 24/7 Car Park for all employees.


Applicants must be registered or be entitled to be registered on the General Register of Nurses maintained by The Nursing & Midwifery Board, Ireland and have name maintained on Live Register.

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