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Job order - J1120-1359 - Permanent Part Time (Committed Shifts)
Title Registered Nurse (RN) - Outpatient Cancer Clinics & Systemic Therapy Suite
Category Nursing
City Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Job Description Registered Nurse (RN) - Outpatient Cancer Clinics & Systemic Therapy Suite

Company Bio

Building healthy communities through outstanding care, innovative partnerships, and amazing people.

Join our team and together we will make progress on our Strategic Goals:

  • Forge a new path to meet the changing needs of our growing communities
  • Champion a culture of exemplary care and deliver clinical excellence
  • Create an environment where the best experiences happen
  • Own our role to improve the system

Through new partnerships, a relentless focus on quality and sustainability, and a dedication to the best patient and provider experience, Southlake will improve the health of our communities and shape the future of healthcare.

Job Summary
This Position requires a 0.6 FTE commitment. For clarity, 0.6 FTE will mean that you will be guaranteed and expected to work up to a maximum of 45 hours per pay period.

The Registered Nurse (RN) role models clinical excellence and the core competencies of the practice standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), as well as the policies and procedures of Southlake Regional Health Centre (Southlake). The RN works collaboratively as a member of the health care team. The RN provides direct patient care to patients based on the three-factor framework as outlined in the College of Nurses of Ontario standard, RN and RPN Practice: The Client, Nurse and the Environment. These three factors have an impact on decision making related to care-provider assignment as well as the need for consultation and collaboration among care providers. All nurses make a commitment to lifelong learning.

The successful candidate will be motivated, self-directed and a key member of a dynamic interdisciplinary team with defined roles focused on quality patient care and patient flow. The successful candidate will be responsible to provide excellent care to a diverse acute medical patient population in a fast-paced setting.

The Registered Nurse, Outpatient Cancer Clinics and Systemic Therapy practices at a high level of autonomy and accountability in collaboration with oncologists and the inter-professional health care team to provide a continuum of patient care from prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, palliation, bereavement and survivorship. The Registered Nurse, Outpatient Cancer Clinics & Systemic Therapy will plan, coordinate and assess all aspects of care of the cancer client and family, following the standards set out by the: Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO) Standards of Care, Roles of Oncology.

Skills & Abilities
• Provides patient and family focused care within the RN scope of practice, based on the three factor framework of the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Functions in accordance with established hospital policies and procedures, including emergency codes.
• Ensures that practice is consistent with entry to practice competencies, standards of practice, guidelines and legislation.
• Communicates effectively with patients, families and all members of the healthcare team.
• Practices collaboratively with members of the healthcare team to provide elements of care for patients/clients with complex health issues.
• Practices collaboratively with other members of the interprofessional health care team.
• Provides consultation and/or clinical support to peers as needed.
• Contributes to the assessment and documentation of each patient's health status on an ongoing basis.
• Assists in the development and implementation of the Plan of Care and evaluates its ongoing effectiveness.
• Assists in the orientation/preceptorship of new staff members and students to the clinical units.
• Acts as a role model and champion to identify and integrate safe, best practices into daily activities to foster the delivery of safe and exemplary care.
• Takes a leadership role in the coordination of patient care in assigned area
• Assumes charge nurse role when assigned
• Assists in the orientation/preceptorship of new staff members and students
• Effectively utilizes human and material resources
• Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of clinical pathways
• Provides consultation and/or clinical support to peers as needed
• Other duties as assigned by Manager/delegate

• Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) as a Registered Nurse
• Two (2) years of recent and relevant clinical nursing experience (within the last 5 years) on an adult oncology/Cancer unit or program
• Recent (within the last 12 months) certification in chemotherapy administration required demonstration of annual recertification from a recognized institution (de Souza Institute/ Oncology Nurses Society [ONS])
• Minimum of 1 year of experience with the initiation of IV therapy and central venous access devices required
• CON (C) preferred
• 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
• Active member of Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology(CANO) preferred
• Excellent physical assessment skills
• Demonstrates excellent problem solving, decision making and critical thinking skills
• Demonstrates excellent organizational and time-management skills
• Demonstrates initiative and the ability to function both independently and as an interprofessional team member in a fast paced demanding environment
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and public relations skills
• Demonstrates excellent clinical skills and professional leadership capabilities with a focus on collaborative teamwork, patient flow and quality improvements
• Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all
• Good working knowledge of Electronic Documentation
• Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for patients, family and staff
• Demonstrated commitment to, and understanding of the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion
• Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Southlake Regional Health Center
o Always with compassion
o Power of many
o Serve with purpose
o Every voice matters
o Courage to think differently

Closing Statement

At Southlake Regional Health Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities. Southlake Regional Health Centre is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is the responsibility of all Southlake Regional Health Centre employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace.


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