Registered Nurse – Oncology


  • Company:
    Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 days ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Job Title: Registered Nurse – OncologyWork Site: Lions Gate Hospital – North Vancouver, BCStatus: Regular Part Time – Vacation Relief- (0.58 FTE)Start Date: As soon as possibleSalary: $33.56 – $44.06 per hourHours: 0800-1600/0900-1700 Monday to FridayReference#: 110784-mhsJOB SUMMARY:Within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) standards of professional practice and Code of Ethics for registered nurses, and the established vision and values of the organization, provides nursing care to patients undergoing Chemotherapy and working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Enhances quality of life from the perspective of the patient/family. Consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care givers. Demonstrates expertise and leadership in nursing practice. Maintains and advances clinical competence. Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS:Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Graduation from an approved school of nursing plus two years previous related experience supplemented by courses in the care of cancer patients or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the Hospital.Oncology certification required.Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesBroad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a patient/family centred model of care.Broad knowledge of BCCNP’s standards for nursing practice.Thorough knowledge of the indications, actions, reactions, routes, dosages, and side effects of drugs used in a Chemotherapy environment.Thorough knowledge of nursing problems commonly encountered in a Chemotherapy environment.Thorough knowledge of the physiological and behavioural aspects of cancer illnesses.Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in patient care.Demonstrated ability in nursing practice to assess and manage Chemotherapy care.Demonstrated ability to respond immediately and appropriately to sudden emergencies.Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize workload.Demonstrated ability to plan and implement plans of care.Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, patients and their families, co-workers, physicians, and other health care staff.Demonstrated ability to communicate in writing accurately, concisely, and clearly.Demonstrated ability to teach patients and their families.Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and work direction.Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.Demonstrated skill in CPR techniquesSkill in techniques appropriate to cancer care nursing.Skill in the use of monitoring and support equipment.Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized patient care information system.The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.