• Registered Nurse, Inpatient Oncology

    Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
    Posted Date 6 months ago(9/5/2019 8:39 AM)
    Job ID
    Job Type
    Temporary part time
    Cancer Program
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    Temporary Part Time Registered Nurse (ONA)
    Until no later than September 9, 2020



    11.25 Hour Shifts



    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.



    • 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

    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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