Registered Nurse - Oncology Clinic (GEN)

The Scarborough Hospital
Scarborough, Ontario
Closing date
May 23, 2022

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Cancer Care, General Nursing
Job Number: J0422-1460

Job Title: Registered Nurse - Oncology Clinic (GEN)

Department: Oncology Clinic

Job Category: Nursing

Hospital Location: General/Birchmount

Job Type: Part Time

Number Of Positions: 1

Union: ONA Local 111

Hours: Days, Evenings, Weekends

Across our three hospitals and eight satellite sites, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is shaping the future of care. Our many programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada's most vibrant and diverse communities. We are home to North America's largest nephrology program, as well as the designated cardiac care and spine centre for Scarborough and surrounding communities to the east. We are proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto and partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of health care professionals. Learn more at

The completion of this online form serves as your application and will be used to determine if you meet the requirements of this position. Please ensure that you have provided all pertinent information necessary to be considered for this vacancy by the close date.

Reporting to the Manager, you will be responsible for providing excellent care to a diverse patient population in the Oncology Clinic.


•Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
•Current BCLS and Ontario Certificate of Competency
•Current Provincial Standardized Chemotherapy and Biotherapy course through de Souza Institute
•Current Oncology/Palliative Care RN experience
•Minimum of current/recent 2 years of chemotherapy and biotherapy administration experience
•Experience initiating IV′s and management of central venous catheters and venous accessing devices,
•Demonstrated critical thinking and nursing assessment skills for medically complex patient/family populations.
•Ability to work in a fast paced changing environment that focuses on patient centered care
•Ability to effectively apply Principles of Adult Learning for patients and families to actively facilitate treatment and education.
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills utilized as a dynamic team player
•Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, communication and documentation skills
•Demonstrated focus on internal/external customer service and partnerships
•Utilize protective equipment provided and identify and reports hazards
•Engages in ethical conduct and strives to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient/staff population and community
•Excellent work performance and attendance record
• Demonstrates values consistent with SHN′s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation.
• Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SHN's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, and environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area.
• Demonstrates excellent work performance and attendance record


•Oncology certification through Canadian Nurses Association
•Ability to speak another language

Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community's unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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