Registered Nurse Temporary Part Time

CA-ON-Kitchener
8 months ago
Job ID
2017-1020
Job Type
Temporary part time
Program
Cancer Program
Career Level
Experienced

Job Description

POSITION VACANCY:    
Grand River Regional Cancer Centre
Chemotherapy Suite


POSTING NUMBER:
170609


POSITION:
Temporary Part Time ONA Registered Nurse
Approximately until September 21, 2017


HOURS OF WORK:    Monday – Friday Days/Evenings  


JOB SUMMARY:    
The Oncology nurse will be involved in all aspects of the oncology program, including patient/family assessment, teaching and administering chemotherapy, and providing supportive and palliative care.  As a member of the interdisciplinary team, the oncology nurse will participate in the development and implementation of patient treatment plans; quality improvement processes and will support education and research initiatives. Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors

  • Current Certificate of Competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Oncology foundations course from the deSouza Institute completion preferred but enrollment acceptable
  • Chemotherapy and biotherapy oncology course completion mandatory
  • Chemotherapy certification required
  • Demonstrated proficiency in IV initiation and Venous Access Device management mandatory
  • Canadian Nurses Association certification as a Certified Oncology Nurse (CONC) preferred.
  • Canadian Nurses Association certification required within 3 years of hire
  • Minimum of 3 years recent experience in oncology nursing
  • Demonstrated experience in working within a multi disciplinary team
  • Working with a variety of computer systems and software applications
  • Participation in education and clinical training programs
  • Good attendance record
  • Principles of oncology and palliative care nursing and adult learning
  • Therapeutic communication techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as the ability to work independently
  • Knowledge in patient-focused care and the needs of the oncology patient population

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