• Registered Nurse Temporary Part Time

    Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
    Posted Date 1 year ago(3/21/2017 1:57 PM)
    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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