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POSITION:  Registered Nurse - Chemotherapy Suite - Temporary Part Time  - Varied Contract end dates

 

HOURS OF WORK: Monday - Friday

 

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.

 

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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