Registered Nurse - HAONC1901

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Medicine Health Services - Haema/Oncology
Medicine Health Services - Haema/Oncology
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The RN is responsible to apply nursing theory, practical experience, awareness of community services and physiological and psychological principles of health and disease in the care of the Oncology patient. Care will be delivered as established by the s tandards of nursing practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario and the standards of nursing care of Michael Garron Hospital, a division of the Toronto East Health network following Cancer Care Ontario (CCO)/Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (C ANO) guidelines. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patients’ needs relative to nursing care of a patient with a cancer/hematological diagnosis. Performs as a member of the interdisciplinary team.


- Registered Nurse with current Certificate of Registration issued by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
- Successful completion of CNA Certification in Oncology required.
- Completion of de Souza Institute’s Provincial Standardized Chemotherapy and Biotherapy certificate program required.
- Completion of health/physical assessment certificate required.
- BLS certification required.


- 2-3 years recent experience in Oncology and Cancer Therapy (Chemotherapy/Biotherapy).
- Demonstrated clinical competence in the delivery of IV and Oral Chemotherapy/Biotherapy, blood/blood products.
- 2-3 years of recent continuous experience and de monstrated competence in IV therapy including challenging IV insertions.
- Demonstrated competence and recent experience in access and management of central venous access devices, (PICC, Hickman, Port-a-cath).
- Education in areas of cancer and hemato logical disorders required.
- Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of current Chemotherapy/Biotherapy protocols and alternatives per disease site.
- Evidence of excellent physical assessment including history, psycho-social and patient/family teach ing skills.
- Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate and comprehensive clinical documentation according to Cancer Care Ontario guidelines.
- Demonstrates effective problem solving/critical thinking skills.
- Demonstrated knowledge of community s ervices related to Oncology care.
- Understanding of clinical trials and research methodology.
- Demonstrated motivation to pursue educational goals.
- Demonstrated leadership/in-charge skills in the facilitation of interdisciplinary practice and evi dence of strong organizational and decision making skills.
- Demonstrated ability to implement plan of care including independent and interdependent nursing functions.
- Demonstrated ability to participate in unit quality initiatives and measurements i ncluding the collection of workload statistics and audit information.
- Demonstrated understanding of accountability based practice.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.
- Excellent time management and attendance record requi red.
- All employees of Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), a division of Toronto East Health Network (TEHN) [formerly Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH)] agree to work within the legislated practices of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario.

- All employees of MGH are responsible to contribute to a transparent culture of patient and staff safety by adhering to and abiding by patient and staff safety policies and procedures set by MGH.
- All employees are accountable for protecting the ps ychological health and safety of themselves and their co-workers through adherence to MGH's policies and practices.

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