Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Ejiro O'Hare Stratton from Health Service Executive to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Ejiro O'Hare Stratton

Clinical Nurse Manager 2

Health Service Executive

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  Ejiro O'Hare Stratton

I would advise having a degree in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations. Professional training in nursing is necessary in order to understand patient care and what standards are required to provide quality care in an acute hospital setting.

One would also have to understand the value of planning, implementing and evaluating work practices in order to get the best out of employees. The person coming into the job would need to be patient, able to negotiate and work under pressure, as well as work on their own initiative.

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Course Code:
RC001
Title:
Medicine
College:
Royal College of Surgeons
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
6 Years

 

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Clinical placements at Beaumont or James Connolly Memorial Hospitals start in the third year.



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CAO Points 
2013 Points

741*#

Change from 2012: 

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History:

2012 - 740#*
2011 - #732
2010 - #721
2009 - #715*
2008 - 565*
2007 - 570
2006 - 570*
2005 - 575*
2004 - 570*
2003 - 570*
2002 - 555
2001 - 540*
2000 - 545

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