Candidate Advanced Nurse Practitioner – Paediatric Spinal Service

Recruiter
Children’s Health Ireland
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Not disclosed
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Purpose of the Role

A key objective of the post is to develop the job description and supporting documentation, under the direction of the Health Care Provider’s Advanced Practice Stakeholder Governance Group, to enable the individual nurse to meet the NMBI criteria to register as a Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner (RANP) as set out in Advanced Practice (Nursing) Standards and Requirements (NMBI, 2017). The post holder will undertake the academic preparation and develop the clinical and leadership skills, competencies and knowledge required to meet the criteria to be registered as a RANP with NMBI. The scope of the cANP role must reflect the incremental development of expertise and, as such, the cANP cannot deliver care as an autonomous practitioner.

Essential Criteria:

Professional Qualifications, Experience, etc.

(i) Be a Registered Children’s Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) or entitled to be so registered.

And

(ii) Have a broad base of clinical experience, not less than 2 years, relevant to the advanced field of practice

And

(iv) Possess a Master’s Degree (or higher) in Nursing or a Master’s Degree which is relevant, or applicable, to the advanced field of practice. The Master’s programme must be at Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications (Quality & Qualifications Ireland), or equivalent. Educational preparation must include at least three modular components pertaining to the relevant area of advanced practice, in addition to clinical practicum.

Or

are currently undertaking a Master’s Degree in Nursing (Advanced Practice Pathway) or be eligible to register to undertake additional Level 9 National Framework of Qualifications (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) specific modules of a Master’s Degree in Nursing (Advanced Practice Pathway) within an agreed timeframe. Educational preparation must include at least three modular components pertaining to the relevant area of advanced practice, in addition to clinical practicum.

Or

are eligible to undertake a Master’s Degree (or higher) in Nursing or a Master’s Degree, which is relevant, or applicable, to the advanced field of practice. The Master’s programme must be at Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications (Quality & Qualifications Ireland), or equivalent. Educational preparation must include at least three modular components pertaining to the relevant area of advanced practice, in addition to clinical practicum.

And

(b) Candidates must possess the requisite knowledge and ability including a high standard of suitability and clinical, professional and administrative capacity to properly discharge the functions of the role

Competition Specific Selection Process

Applicants will be shortlisted based on information supplied in the CV and covering letter submitted. Applications for this post must be accompanied by a covering letter, setting out relevant experience that illustrates how the essential criteria listed above is met. The criteria for short listing are based on the requirements of the post as outlined in the eligibility criteria and/or the knowledge, skills and competencies section of this job specification. For a copy of the Job Description please click here.

How to Apply

* Please note that you must submit a cover letter with your CV, this forms part of your application and CV’s will not be accepted without a detailed cover letter.

The closing date for submissions of CV’s and letter of application is Thursday, 7th July 2022 by 23:59pm.  Applications must be completed through the advertised post on by clicking ‘Apply for Job’.

Applications will not be accepted through direct email or any other method.

For informal enquiries for this specialty/department, please contact Mr. Paul Harding, ADON, by email:  or phone: .

For other queries relating to this recruitment process, please contact

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