FAMILY Nursing & Home Care has appointed an experienced nurse to the role of clinical services manager.
In her new role Karen Paul, a Registered General Nurse, Qualified District Nurse & Community Practice Teacher, will be responsible for the operational management of the Clinical Services division.
Her responsibilities will include deputising for the chief executive officer, assisting in the management of resources both clinical and non-clinical, ensuring compliance to all policies and procedures and supporting the development of clinical standards and the provision of high quality care.
Her previous roles as Director of Primary Care and Director of Integrated Provider services have given her significant experience in community nursing services that FNHC provide.
‘My knowledge and experience is very relevant to my responsibilities at Family Nursing & Home Care. I feel that I can make a valuable contribution to improving both the quality and range of services for the population of Jersey,’ said Mrs Paul.
The position of clinical services manager will support staff and improve communications across the organisation,
‘Karen’s outstanding leadership skills and extensive experience within nursing will motivate the team to continue delivering the high standard of patient care that Family Nursing & Home Care provide and that our clients expect. We are very fortunate to have someone of her calibre joining the team and I have no doubt that it will bring many benefits,’ said Ivo Le Maistre Smith, fundraising manager at FNHC.
As a new member of the FNHC team, Mrs Paul has previously been involved with FNHC as part of her work in the commissioning arm at HSS, relating to the development of out of hospital services.
‘I know that working with Family Nursing & Home Care will give me enormous job satisfaction. There will be challenges but I aim to use my expertise and skills to influence and develop the modernisation of services within the organisation. I look forward to working as part of a strong team with supportive people to deliver a wide range of community based services to islanders of all ages,’ she said.