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Registered Nurse - D6 – Surgical Oncology - Temporary Full-time  (222370)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 7/11/2022 10:57:30 AM

We currently have a Temporary Full-time (until approx. June 2023) opportunity for a Registered Nurse in the D6 – Surgical Oncology Unit at our Bayview campus.

Hours of Work:

Weekdays; Days, Nights, 12 hours, As per schedule

Alternating Weekends; Days, Nights, 12 hours, As per schedule

Statutory holidays required

D6 Unit Profile

D6 a 36-bed unit is an integral part of the Odette Cancer Program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. The main focus of the unit is caring for surgical oncology patients. Patients include Colorectal, Hepatopancreatobiliary, ENT/Head & Neck, Urology, and General Surgery.

Staff nurses are supported in their professional growth and development to acquire the skills and knowledge to care the patients. The unit environment fosters ongoing growth and leadership development whereby nurses are mentored in their pursuit of professional advancement. For example, staff are supported in their role as team leaders, council chairs, preceptors, and committee members. Quality improvement (QI) is one of the strengths of the unit. Nurses work collaboratively with the interprofessional team on projects to enhance patient care. They are coached to present QI projects locally, nationally, and internationally.

Summary of Duties

RNs on the Unit work in an environment that fosters ongoing learning for staff and students with a commitment to preceptorship. The RN is responsible for the total care of a group of patients within a primary nursing care delivery model. The RN supports the philosophy of person- centred care and principles and the mission and values of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. The RN works closely with the members of the interprofessional team to provide care including discharge planning.


  • Current Ontario Registration
  • Current B.C.L.S. Certificate
  • ScN. preferred
  • Nursing Oncology certification preferred
  • Proven experience in a primary nursing setting required
  • ENT, Urology, Oncology experience is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a person-focused care environment within an interprofessional team, including students
  • Demonstrated interest in personal professional development
  • Commitment to acquiring nursing Oncology certification
  • Demonstrated commitment to Person-Centred Care approaches and principles

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 222370 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for Position" at the bottom of this page.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.