Clinical Nurse Specialist (Infection Prevention and Control)

Posted on Apr 13, 2019 by Incorporated Orthopaedic Hospital Of Ireland

Dublin, Dublin Ireland
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Post Title : Clinical Nurse Specialist (Infection Prevention and Control)

Post Status: Permanent Full Time post (39 hours per week)

Salary: CNM 2 pay scale (49,056 - 57,995 per year) at a point in line with Government pay policy

Closing Date: 26th April 2019 (17.00 hours)

Proposed Interview Date: Week of 13th May 2019

Post Summary

The Infection, Prevention and Control nurse (IPCN) is a key member of the Nursing Management team at Clontarf Hospital. The purpose of this Clinical Nurse Specialist (Infection Prevention & Control) post is to: co-ordinate, manage and lead the development and delivery of Infection Prevention & Control services within Clontarf Hospital in line with the HIQA National Standards for the prevention and control of HCAI 2017 and Strategy for Control of Antimicrobial Resistance in Ireland:

The role centres on the five core concepts of the Clinical Nurse Specialist (Infection, Prevention and Control) role as defined by the NCNM 4th edition (2008) in order to fulfil the role. The concepts are:

•Clinical Focus

•Patient/Client Advocate

•Education and Training

•Audit and Research


The successful candidate must have appropriate interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills to perform the role effectively.

Reference: 693094082

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