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Director of Nursing


Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons, a leading dynamic healthcare facility in the mid-west region are pleased to announce that we are recruiting for a forward-thinking Director of Nursing for our elective surgical hospital based in the heart of Limerick City. The Director of Nursing will provide strong, strategic clinical leadership and direction to hospital services, nursing and other ancillary services.

Reporting to the Hospital Manager, the post holder will be a key member of the management team and will have input into the Bon Secours Health System strategic plan. The Director of Nursing will provide strategic leadership for all aspects of nursing practice in the hospital.

The post holder will focus on:

  • The continuance of improving the quality and standards of nursing and support care
  • Ensuring the best possible patient and family experience
  • Supporting the development and management of the nursing and support workforce
  • Promoting an atmosphere and culture where excellence can flourish with strong interdisciplinary collaboration

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be registered in the General Division of the Register of Nurses kept by Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)
  • Hold a third level qualification in nursing and/or healthcare management
  • Have acute hospital experience including not less than three years’ experience in a senior nursing management post
  • Have strong people management/change management skills
  • Have experience of budgeting and financial management

Informal enquires to Siobhan Dowling, Joint Director of Nursing Limerick and Tralee at Tel: +353 87 287 3620

Application by way of covering letter and CV to be forward to Linda O Grady, HR Administrator, Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons, Georges Quay, Limerick or via email by clicking Apply Now below.

This vacancy will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received.

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Bon Secours Health System is an equal opportunities employer



Director of Nursing

Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons

Published on 24 Jun 2019