Registered Nurse - Grand River Regional Cancer Centre Chemotherapy Suite - Temporary Part Time until November 14, 2020

Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/1/2020 10:23 AM)
Job ID
Job Type
Temporary part time
Cancer Program
Career Level
Years of Experience

Job Description

POSITION: Temporary Part Time Registered Nurse (ONA KW) until Nov 14, 2020


HOURS OF WORK: 7.5 hour & 10 hour shifts, Monday – Friday Days/Evenings 



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.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: • 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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