ONA Job Posting #833812
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department: Ambulatory Clinics – Radiation Nursing Clinic, Ambulance Waiting Area, & Radiation Review Clinics
Reports to: Nurse Manager
Salary Range: $32.66 to $46.76 per hour (Start rate determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements)
Hours: Anticipated hours of the position are 3 days a week, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm: Mon to Fri
Status: Temporary Part Time (approx. 1 year)
Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning
At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us then our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued.
We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.
The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is one of the top 5 research centers in the world with an outstanding reputation for leading patient care, breakthrough research and high-quality teaching. Located in Toronto, the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is the only facility in Canada devoted to cancer research, treatment and education.
As a member of the UHN, the Nursing Multi-disciplinary Team and Ambulatory Clinics, the Registered Nurse practices in accordance with relevant legislation / standards, meeting the legal and ethical requirements of the profession. The principal responsibilities include: applying knowledge of nursing science, theory, skill and critical decision making in the provision of compassionate, collaborative and competent care in accordance with the UHN Professional Practice Model for Nursing and the mission and vision of nursing at UHN; ensuring practice is consistent with professional standards and the ethical framework as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario and the UHN policy and procedure; demonstrating commitment to professional life-long learning by participating in continuing education activities to meet the needs of the patient population served and the standards of the profession (performing reflective practice, analyzing and evaluating nursing knowledge and modifying practice accordingly to improve the quality of nursing and patient care; performing cross-functional and other responsibilities, as assigned and / or requested).
Initial schedule will be with The Radiation Nursing Clinic.
Current Registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario required
Bachelors of Science in Nursing required
Certificate in Oncology Nursing and/or CNA Oncology Certification preferred.
Minimum three (3) years nursing experience in an Ambulatory setting preferred.
Oncology nursing experience required
Current B.C.L.S. certification required.
Chemotherapy/Biotherapy certification preferred
Demonstrated ability to utilize the nursing process in planning, implementing and evaluating care
Good verbal and written communication skills
Evidence of co-operative and facilitative relationships while working with a multidisciplinary team, and the ability to work independently
Evidence of good psycho-social and patient / family teaching skills
Demonstrated leadership / in-charge skills, and evidence of strong organizational
and decision making skills
Evidence of commitment to self-directed learning
Emergency and Critical Care Nursing experience preferred
Excellent IV and venipuncture skills required with working knowledge of Central Venous Catheters (PICCs, Ports and tunneled lines)
Radiation Oncology Nursing experience preferred
POSTED DATE: November 29, 2018
CLOSING DATE: December 6, 2018
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position.
Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.