Registered Nurse - Inpatient Oncology

Grand River Hospital
Kitchener, Ontario
Closing date
Jul 11, 2023

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Cancer Care
Full-time, Part-time

Job Details

JOB SUMMARY:           

The Oncology nurse will be involved in all aspects of the oncology program, including patient/family assessment, teaching and administering chemotherapy, and providing supportive and palliative care.  As a member of the interdisciplinary team, the oncology nurse will participate in the development and implementation of patient treatment plans; quality improvement processes and will support education and research initiatives.


  • Current Certificate of Competence with the College of nurses of Ontario
  • Completion of Oncology Foundations course from Desouza Institute preferred but enrollment acceptable
  • Completion of Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Oncology Course from Desouza Preferred or willing to obtain with one year
  • Canadian Nurses Association certification as a Certified Oncology Nurse ( CONC ) preferred. Consideration will be given to candidates willing to obtain within 3 years
  • Minimum one year recent Acute care/Oncology experience preferred
  • Complex Malignant Hematology course through Desouza , or willing to obtain within 3 years.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in IV initiation and Central Venous Access device management

Demonstrated competency in the following skills:

  • Demonstrated skill in Initiation and maintenance of IV therapy Demonstrated ability in mentoring/preceptoring of staff Demonstrated ability to work within and lead an interdisciplinary team setting Excellent verbal/written communication skills Functions independently and collaboratively Ability to practice independently using excellent organizational, problem solving skills Good attendance record

Grand River Hospital is committed to fair and equitable employment and in our recruitment and selection practices.  We strongly believe in inclusion and diversity within our organization, and welcome all applicants including, but not limited to: racialized communities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, Indigenous people, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Hospital community.  We are committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment.  Grand River Hospital is a proud member of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI).

Upon individual request, the hospital will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities.  Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources in advance for assistance




Grand River Hospital is a hospital located in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. The hospital operates two campuses, Kitchener-Waterloo Health Centre and Freeport Health Centre, which were independent hospitals that merged to form Grand River Hospital in April 1995.



Here are some quick facts about GRH

Number of beds: 680+
Number of clinical programs: 15
Cancer care Childbirth Children's
Complex continuing care Critical care Emergency
Laboratory Medical imaging Medicine
Mental health and addictions Pharmacy Rehabilitation
Renal Stroke Surgery
Annual volumes and activity (2021-2022)
Admissions 25,875
Emergency visits 72,765
Births 4,327
Inpatient surgery cases 7,503
Ambulatory visits 265,066
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