Registered Nurse

Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - Hamilton, ON (28 days ago)

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Job Number: 79200
Job: Nursing
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: Juravinski Hospital
Organization: InptOnc,CritCare & PallCareAdm
Status: Regular Part-time
Hours per week: 0.01
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: ONA Local 70
Minimum Salary: 33.2300 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 47.5700
Post Date: Nov 13, 2019, 5:00:00 AM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External: Nov 20, 2019, 4:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

B4, Oncology Day Services provides integrated and outpatient care for individuals with hematological and oncological disorders in an ambulatory setting. Within the umbrella of ODS, is the Stem Cell/Bone Marrow Transplant and Apheresis
Programs. The primary therapies supported in ODS are blood product infusion, medication infusion, patient assessment, stem cell harvests, post stem cell/bone marrow transplant follow up clinic and chemotherapy administration.

Position Summary

As a member of the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse evaluates and provides nursing care to meet patients needs, and collaborates with the team to provide holistic and evidences based care to our patient population. The
Registered Nurse may be asked to represent the Hematology Day Care Unit on hospital and regional committees related to clinical, research, education or QI activities.

Schedule Work Hours

Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, Holidays


1. Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse
2. Advanced oncology nursing credentials such as Certified Oncology Nurse (CON(C), McMaster University Oncology
Nursing Certificate, Mohawk College Oncology Certificate or equivalent from an accredited educational institution
3. Current BCLS certification
4. Extensive (at least 1 year) experience with transfusion therapy and monitoring patient outcomes
5. Recent (within 2 years) experience in an acute inpatient unit
6. Experience and skill in chemotherapy administration, advanced vascular access therapy skills, IV starts and the care of
central lines
7. Chemotherapy Certification required. Provincial Standardized Chemotherapy/Biotherapy course - de Souza Institute
8. Recent (within 1 year) experience in antineoplastic drug administration and apheresis
9. Recent (within the last 2 years) experience in the care of patients undergoing blood cell transplantation
10. Demonstrated ability to work with technical equipment, eg. COBE Spectra
11. Knowledge of the current assessment and management of the acute care malignant hematology patient receiving
chemotherapy, radiation, or palliative care
12. Demonstrated interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills; ability to organize, prioritize and carry out multiple
tasks; effectively assess and meet patients learning needs; support patient and families of patients who are terminally or
chronically ill

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement