Ms. Gráinne Bauer was appointed as the new Director of Nursing at CHI at Temple Street in February 2015.
Grainne is a Registered Children’s and General Nurse following successful completion of the integrated CHI at Temple Street and St Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park children’s and general nursing programme.
Following qualification, Grainne was a staff nurse in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in CHI at Temple Street and later became Ward Manager there following a two and a half year period working in Boston, USA. Gráinne also worked in Harcourt Street Children’s Hospital as a Unit Nursing Officer during the closure of the hospital and move to Tallaght Hospital.
Grainne then returned to CHI at Temple Street where she worked as a Night Sister and later as Assistant Director of Nursing with responsibility for the Emergency Department (ED) as well as the introduction of the new one year post registration student programme.
From 2010 to January 2015, Grainne has been the Divisional Nurse Manager of the Critical Care Division at CHI at Temple Street.
Gráinne holds a Diploma in Nursing Management (RCSI); Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management (NCI); and a MSc in Leadership and Management Development (Hons) (RCSI).
She has recently taken up her new role as Director of Nursing, and is responsible for the nursing staff and Health Care Assistants who provide high quality nursing care. She has a strong interest in service user engagement and involving parents in the planning and decision making around the provision of care. She has a keen interest in information technology as a tool to assist nursing staff.
CHI at Temple Street Nursing Management CHG Directorate Model (January 2017)