REGISTERED NURSE - Oncology

Employer
Mackenzie Health
Location
Richmond Hill, Ontario
Closing date
Feb 5, 2023

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Discipline
Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Cancer Care, General Nursing
Hours
Full-time
Registered Nurse - Oncology

Temporary Full-Time (Approximately 12 Months)

There's never been a better time to join Mackenzie Health! Mackenzie Health's two hospitals - Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital and Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital - and our community-based locations provide the ultimate in care to our community. We have opportunities available. Ultimately, this is where you want to be.

As a Registered Nurse, you'll use a patient- and family-centered approach in providing holistic, quality and safe care to patients within the scope of practice identified by the College of Nurses of Ontario, evidence-based nursing practices and the standards set by Mackenzie Health. Working independently and collaboratively as part of the interprofessional care team, you'll contribute to creating a world-class health experience for patients and their families, by demonstrating professionalism at every turn, upholding our values of excellence, leadership and empathy, and exemplifying our Commitment to Caring.

Contribute to safe, quality care by

  • Managing a workload effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Addressing and resolving issues in a productive, respectful manner
  • Exercising sound professional judgment and using best practice guidelines.
  • Contributing to a safe, inclusive environment for all through compliance with patient and staff safety policies and procedures.


What must you have?
  • Current Certificate of Registration in the General Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification.
  • Canadian Nurses Association Oncology Certification or completed Standardized Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Course in progress or commitment to complete within 3 months of date of hire.
  • Proven clinical experience with patient-focused care, including strong patient assessment, care planning, patient education and documentation skills
  • Knowledge of Best Practice Guidelines in management of Central Vascular Access devices, PICC, Port a Cath & Hickman.
  • Experience working with the delivery of blood and Blood Products.


What else do you bring?

  • Experience working with electronic medical records.
  • Familiarity with the Regulated Health Professions Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS, and the Standards of Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Excellent interpersonal, listening, and verbal and written communication skills in English, with an ability to deliver information and work effectively with patients, families and colleagues.
  • Demonstrated strong decision-making, problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and adjust to new or unexpected events.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development.
    Practices in accordance with the CNO's Confidentiality and Privacy-Personal Health Information Practice Standard and adheres to the policies and procedures of Mackenzie Health.
  • Proven organizational skills with an ability to manage workload effectively in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to effectively address and resolve issues including conflict in a productive and respectful manner.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and collaboratively within an interprofessional team.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development.
  • Computer proficiency with experience working with electronic medical records.
    Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all.
  • Effectively uses empathy in interactions with others.
  • Must have physical strength, flexibility and endurance required to perform the role based on an assessment conducted by the Occupational Health and Safety Department.
  • Proven attendance record.
  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.
  • Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health's Commitment to Caring and values - Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.
  • Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.


Preferably, your profile also includes:

  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing from an approved nursing program.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • deSouza certified
  • Recent completion of a physical assessment course.
  • Membership in the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO)/Canadian Nurses Association (CNA).
  • A minimum of 1 year recent nursing experience working as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting within the past 3 years
  • 2 years experience on an acute oncology unit
  • Ability to speak a second language.


*This position is represented by ONA

**You may be required to work at any site of Mackenzie Health.

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Mackenzie Health is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Mackenzie Health's Occupational Health and Safety department.

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