Clinical Coordinator - Nursing - TFT

University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario
Closing date
May 26, 2022

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Care Coordination, Clinical Care
Job Posting # 884071

Position: Clinical Coordinator (Nursing)
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department: Wallace McCain Centre for Pancreatic Cancer
Reports to: Clinical Director
Grade: F0:03
Salary: $40.93 - $51.16 (Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)
Hours: 37.5 hours a week, Days
Status: Temporary full-time (18-month contract)

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Clinical Coordinator in our Wallace McCain Centre for Pancreatic Cancer.

The University Health Network, where "above all else the needs of patients come first" , encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of "Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning" , the University Health Network (UHN), Canada's largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.

The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre has 12 site groups and 26 specialty clinics, and almost 3,000 staff who see over 400,000 patient visits every year. Its 800,000 square feet house 130 inpatient beds, 373,000 square feet of research space and 17 radiation treatment machines, making it one of the largest comprehensive cancer treatment facilities in the world and the largest radiation treatment centre in Canada. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

Pancreatic cancer is an aggressive disease where many people are diagnosed with advanced disease. It can be difficult to detect as symptoms are often vague and can continue for months before people visit their doctor. As part of the GI cancer group at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre there is a team of dedicated professionals focused on providing excellent care to individuals and their families with pancreatic cancer.

As an integral member of the Wallace McCain Centre for Pancreatic Cancer, the responsibilities of the CLINICAL COORDINATOR, include: utilizing and applying current specialized knowledge and expertise on recent advances in oncology nursing practice to facilitate the effective management of clinical activities and the coordination of ambulatory care for patients with pancreatic cancer pre and post initial consultation assessment and continuity in patient care management; including conducting comprehensive pain and symptom management assessments and monitoring and assessing for chemotherapy, surgical and radiation treatment side effects; performing patient care responsibilities; performing teaching/education responsibility; participating actively in program quality Improvement initiatives; performing administrative responsibilities; performing cross-functional and/or other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned or requested.

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Master's Degree an asset but not required.
  • Current certificate of competency (licensure) from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Completion of Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) program
  • Up to 4 (Two) years current and relevant experience in cancer care, including experience working in an clinical practice role required (e.g. experience working with patients and families with cancer
  • Certification in Oncology Nursing from C.N.A. an asset
  • Effective organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent teaching skills with the ability to teach one-on-one and/or groups
  • Ability to function collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team and/or independently
  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner in a fast paced multidisciplinary/inter-professional team
  • Demonstrated awareness of and adherence to professional and ethical standards
  • Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
  • Computer literacy required. Previous experience with working with Microsoft applications, Sharepoint, shared virtual computer applications
  • Membership with the RNAO an assets

Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

Re-Posting Date: April 28, 2022 Closing Date: until filled

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 and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 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.

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