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Job Postings: Nursing (RN / RPN)

Registered Nurse (MS1386sb)
Posted: 08/12/2014 8:39:53 AM

We currently have a casual opportunity for a Registered Nurse in our Chemotherapy department in our Odette Cancer Centre. The Registered Nurse will provide a broad range of nursing/patient care services for the Odette Cancer Centre (OCC). Responsibilities include performing all aspects of patient care processes prescribed by physicians and in compliance with the College of Nurses of Ontario and Division of Oncology Nursing, acting as the clinical resource, organizing daily departmental work flow, conducting patient assessments, counselling patients and families, providing care, administration of chemotherapy treatments, providing patient information, etc.

The Ambulatory Care Oncology Nurse, as an integral member of the interdisciplinary team, will participate in the multidisciplinary management of oncology patients in the ambulatory setting. He/She is accountable for the provision of high quality nursing care through management of the patient care continuum, education, and advancing nursing practice. The ambulatory care oncology nursing services are provided to address physical, psychological, social, spiritual and educational needs of patients and their families. He/She will participate in the development, implementation and quality improvement of the Oncology Program. This position requires the nurse to work predominantly in the chemotherapy unit.


  • Requires the successful completion of a nursing program at the community college level with current certification from the College of Nurses of Ontario plus a minimum of five (5) years related practical experience.
  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred.
  • Experience in oncology nursing required.
  • Canadian Nurses Association certification as Certified Oncology Nurse CON(C) or Oncology Nursing Society (OCN) certification required or willing to obtain.
  • Capacity to act as a member of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated evidence of participation in education and clinical training programs.
  • CPR – Basic provider certification required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills.
  • Excellent IV insertion skills required.
  • Previous experience in the administration of antineoplastic agents and biotherapy is required.
  • Ability to access vascular access devices preferred.
  • Critical care skills considered an asset.
  • Completion of a physical assessment course an asset

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters, in one document, quoting file MS1386sb, to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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