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Registered Nurse, Oncology Clinic / Chemo Suit- Casual - Markham site



Category

Registered Nurse

Job Location

Markham, ON

Tracking Code

4242

Position Type

PRN

Who we are:

Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) is one of Ontario’s leading community hospitals.  Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).

 

Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, 2,400 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond.. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?

 

Who you are:

You are an innovative and patient centered individual who provides excellence within their profession

You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills

You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality

You are organized, accurate, able to multi task and meet deadlines          

You support the patient experience, your colleagues and others cultural and spiritual beliefs

You encompass MSH’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage

 

What we need:

As a registered nurse you will become an integral member of the interprofessional team responsible for the comprehensive care of Oncology Clinic patients.  You will practice in an environment where the emphasis is on professional practice and customer satisfaction.  Using your clinical expertise, you will, in collaboration with the interprofessional team, be responsible for comprehensive assessment, care planning and patient education.  In addition, you will utilize your demonstrated clinical leadership skills, and your well developed analytical, problem solving, delegation and interpersonal skills to assist you in the provision of quality patient/family centred care.  Specific areas of responsibilities will include:

  • Accessing central venous access devices devices (i.e. Ports, Hickmans, PICCs)
  • Handling and administration of chemotherapy
  • IV initiation for chemotherapy
  • Assessing, teaching and supporting new chemotherapy patients
  • Acting as a resource and role model, including mentoring/coaching staff
  • Promoting and supporting a positive working relationship, effective team building and functioning with all staff
  • Identifying and problem solving potential risk issues

 

Work Schedule:

Days, 7.5 hours 830 to 1630 and 930 to 1730. Schedules are subject to change based on departmental needs.

Compensation:

$33.59 - $47.26 per hour 

 

 

What you bring to MSH:

 

 

  • Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Bachelor of Science Nursing (BScN) preferred
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Recent completion of chemotherapy administration , deSouza Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Administration Certification preferred
  • CNA Oncology Certification preferred, and/or a commitment to complete within 2 years of hire
  • RNAO membership and Active member of Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO) is preferred
  • Recent and relevant clinical experience in oncology nursing preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with the initiation of IV therapy and central venous access devices required
  • 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
  • Excellent physical assessment and patient education skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to a patient/family centered care environment
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated excellent critical thinking and ability to problem solve
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within an interprofessional team as well as independently
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development, continuing education and leadership experience
  • Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
  • Demonstrated commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required

 

Markham Stouffville Hospital Corporation takes pride in creating an inclusive and diverse workforce which represents the community we serve.  We are dedicated to ensuring you feel respected and welcomed whether you are a patient, caregiver, visitor, community member, volunteer or employee. Our commitment to create an ‘honoured to care’ culture is an expression of our humble and compassionate attitude. Markham Stouffville Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.  Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.

 


External Closing Date

9/9/2020

Union Type

Non - Union

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