Registered Nurse – Odette Cancer Care, Brachytherapy/Ambulatory Clinics
– Full Time (182004)
Posted: 07/13/2018 9:00:32 AM
We currently have a regular full time opportunity for a Registered Nurse in our Brachytherapy/Ambulatory Clinics at our Odette Cancer Centre at our Bayview campus.
Summary of Duties
To provide a broad range of nursing /patient care services for the Odette Cancer Centre (OCC). Nurses who provide care at the Odette Centre are specialized oncology nurses, performing all aspects of patient care processes prescribed by physicians and in compliance with the College of Nurses of Ontario and Division of Oncology Nursing. The Ambulatory Care Oncology Nurse, as an integral member of the interdisciplinary team, will participate in the interdisciplinary management of oncology patients in the ambulatory setting. S/he is accountable for the provision of compassionate and high quality nursing care through the use of evidence-based nursing interventions in compliance with oncology nursing competencies and CNO Standards of practice. The ambulatory care oncology nursing services are provided to address physical, psychological, social, spiritual and educational needs of patients and their families.
The RN will collaborate with the interprofessional team in the management of oncology patients and their families throughout the trajectory of their cancer care to help address and manage physical, emotional, practical, psychological, informational, social, and spiritual needs. The RN is accountable for the provision of compassionate and high quality nursing care through the use of evidence-based nursing interventions in compliance with oncology nursing competencies and CNO Standards of practice. Supporting patients and their families beyond the clinic environment through extensive telephone practice is critical for the supportive management of the patients undergoing cancer treatment and will be a core focus of nursing work within this role.
Nurses who provide care in the High Dose Radiation setting have additional knowledge, education, and clinical expertise necessary to support patients through the PeriAnesthesia course of care as well as our OR where they may undergo General and Spinal anaesthetic procedures. Ambulatory Care Oncology Nurses in this area conduct Preoperative screening assessments and teaching through telephone practice prior to the procedure, are present in our OR to support the patient and physician during the anaesthesia phase. The nurse will also be responsible for the assessment, monitoring and care for patients during the immediate post-operative period until they are ready for discharge or transfer to another unit. The HDR nurse will also provide teaching and counselling with patient/families after their course of treatment in preparation for discharge.
Current registration with the College of Nurse of Ontario
Baccalaureate degree in nursing required
Coronary Care 1 required
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in recovery room, critical care or emergency nursing required
IV insertion skills required
Experience in Oncology Nursing is strongly preferred
Experience in Ambulatory Care Nursing &/or Telepractice preferred
Canadian Nurses Association certification as Certified Oncology Nurse CON(C) an asset or must be willing to obtain
Must be flexible, adaptable, and have the ability to prioritize
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills necessary
Must be able to work well with others and collaborate as a team
Demonstrated commitment to ongoing education and professional development important
Computer literacy and typing required
CPR – Basic Provider certification required
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters, in one document quoting 182004, to:
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