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Registered Nurse - Complex Malignant Haematology -Temporary Part-Time  (192629)

Posted: 10/23/2019 11:46:20 AM

We currently have an opportunity for a temporary part-time Registered Nurse in the Complex Malignant Haematology unit at our Bayview campus (until approximately November 2020).

Summary of Duties

To provide a broad range of nursing/person centred care services across the Complex Malignant Haematology inpatient and outpatient units, rotating between sites as per schedule (D4 inpatient unit). Responsibilities include total care for patients with acute leukaemia and other complex haematological conditions within a primary nursing care delivery model on the inpatient setting. This will include managing side effects of pancytopenia, conducting thorough patient assessments, organizing daily departmental work flow, counselling patients and families, administering systemic therapy and managing adverse effects from the treatment, performing patient care processes prescribed by the medical team, in compliance with the College of Nurses of Ontario and Division of Oncology Nursing.

As an integral member of the interprofessional team, you will participate in the interprofessional management of complex malignant hematology patients on the inpatient unit. You are accountable for the provision of high quality nursing care across the patient care continuum, including diagnosis, induction, consolidation treatment and palliation, education, and advancing nursing practice. Nursing services are provided to address physical, psychological, social, spiritual and educational needs of patients and their families. You will participate in the development, implementation and quality improvement of the Complex Malignant Hematology Program.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Current registration with College of Nurses of Ontario required;
  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred;
  • Current BCLS certificate required;
  • Minimum of two (2) years related practical recent experience in oncology nursing required;
  • Medical oncology experience preferred and malignant haematology experience strongly preferred;
  • DeSouza Provincial Standardized Chemotherapy and Biotherapy (DeSouza) or ONS (Ontario Nursing Society) certification strongly preferred. Must be willing to maintain this certification and recertify if required;
  • Certification as Certified Oncology Nurse CON(C) from Canadian Nurses Association or Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) preferred;
  • If applicant does not have the above certifications, must be willing to obtain and maintain certification as determined and required by the Hospital.
  • Capacity to act as a member of the interprofessional team;
  • Demonstrated evidence of participation in education and clinical training programs;
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills;
  • IV insertion and central vascular access device skills preferred;
  • Previous experience in the administration of antineoplastic agents and biotherapy is an asset;
  • Demonstrated commitment to Person Centered Care approach and principles
  • Demonstrated interest in personal professional development and ongoing learning;
  • Completion of a physical assessment course an asset;
  • Successful completion of departmental quiz

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter (in one document) quoting 192629 to:

Steffanye Michaelson, Patient Care Manager 

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.