Registered Nurse (RN) - Outpatient Cancer Clinics & Systemic Therapy Suite
Building healthy communities through outstanding care, innovative partnerships, and amazing people.
Join our team and together we will forge a new path to meet the changing needs of our growing communities and champion a culture of exemplary care to deliver clinical excellence by creating an environment where the best experiences happen. Through new partnerships, a relentless focus on quality and sustainability, and a dedication to the best patient and provider experience, Southlake will improve the health of our communities and shape the future of healthcare.
The Cancer Centre operating hours are: 0800-1800. Shifts are scheduled within these hours based on operational needs.
The Cancer Centre Radiation Oncology RN nurse shall:
• Practice at a high level of autonomy and accountability in collaboration with oncologists and the inter-professional health care team to provide a continuum of patient care from prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, palliation, bereavement and survivorship.
• Plan, co-ordinate and assess all aspects of care of the cancer client and family, following the standards set out by the:
• College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
• Regulated Health Professions Act, July 1996
• Regulations, Nursing Act (Bill 57)
• Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO) Standards of Care, Roles in Oncology Nursing and Role Competencies represent the minimum expectations for oncology nursing practice.
• Follow the Guidelines of Ethical Behaviour, Code of Conduct, and policies and practices of the hospital
• Role model professional and organizational core competencies
• Demonstrates “hands on” clinical skills specific to an area of practice.
• Other job duties as required.
• R.N. certificate of registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario required; BScN preferred
• Minimum of two-four (2-4) years or 4000-5000 hours of recent and relevant clinical experience in adult oncology nursing required
• Recent (within the last 12 months) certification in chemotherapy administration required demonstration of annual recertification from a recognized institution (de Souza Institute/ Oncology Nurses Society [ONS])
• Minimum of 1 year of experience with the initiation of IV therapy and central venous access devices required
• CON (C) preferred
• Minimum of 1-3 years of experience as a primary nurse in an ambulatory clinic environment preferred
• Minimum of 1-3 years of experience with telephone triage nursing principles and practices preferred
• Active member of Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology(CANO) preferred
• Demonstrated excellence in communication, both written and verbal
• Demonstrated ability in problem solving
• Demonstrated willingness to learn/innovate
• Commitment to customer service and teamwork
• Demonstrated individual leadership skills
At Southlake Regional Health Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities. Southlake Regional Health Centre is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
It is the responsibility of all Southlake Regional Health Centre employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace.
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