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Nursing procedures include, administration of all medication- including controlled drugs, rectal Diazepam, suppositories and enemas. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and jejunostomy (PEG and PEJ) management; suctioning, postural drainage; monitoring of temperatures, oxygen administration, skin viability monitoring and prevention, diabetes monitoring and management.
The Assistant Nurse Managers will support the Nurse Manager to lead the nurses and the staff team to ensure that a good quality, safe and effective service is delivered to the residents. They will also need to assist with the day to day clinical aspects of service delivery and assist in the overall management of the service.
The ideal candidates will be RNLD / RNA, skilled in catheter care, PEG and PEJ feeding, postural care, management of epilepsy and diabetes. The Assistant Nurse Managers will require good interpersonal skills and will need to win the hearts and minds of families.
For the right candidates this represents a very rewarding opportunity to transform the resident's quality of life.