• Registered Nurse, Inpatient Oncology

    Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/1/2019 7:57 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-1709
    Job Type
    Temporary part time
    Program
    Cancer Program
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    3
  • Job Description

    POSITION:
    Temporary Part-time & Temporary Part-time Job Share Registered Nurse (2 Positions)
    Until approximately November 1, 2019

     

    HOURS OF WORK:

    11.25 Hour Shifts
    Days/Nights/Weekends

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The oncology nurse will be involved in all aspects of the inpatient oncology program, including patient/family assessment, patient teaching related to chemotherapy administration, supportive and palliative care, and treatment administration (Chemotherapy). 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.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario
    • Oncology foundations, chemotherapy and biotherapy, and psychosocial oncology courses from the deSouza Institute preferred
    • Chemotherapy administration certification preferred
    • Canadian Nurses Association certification as a Certified Oncology Nurse (CONC) or equivalent
    • Member of the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology
    • Minimum 3 years recent experience in oncology nursing preferred
    • 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

     

    KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

    Principles of oncology and palliative care nursing and adult learning:
    • Therapeutic communication techniques
    • Excellent interpersonal & 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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