• Registered Nurse ONA- Grand River Regional Cancer Center, Chemotherapy Suite - Full Time

    Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/9/2020 12:19 PM)
    Job ID
    Job Type
    Full time
    Cancer Program
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    POSITION: Full Time Registered Nurse (ONA KW)


    HOURS OF WORK: 7.5 hour & 10 hour shifts 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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