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Registered Nurse Ambulatory Clinics-Gynecology/Breast/Melanoma Clinics

University Health Network

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted November 5, 2020.

ONA Job Posting #866288

Position: Registered Nurse   
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre       
Department: Ambulatory Clinics – Gynecology/Breast/Melanoma Clinics              

Reports to: Nurse Manager
Scale/Grade: E0 06
Salary Range: $33.56-48.05 per hour (Start rate determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements)
Hours: Up to 22.5 hours/weeks; Shifts: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, 9:00 am to 5:00pm, 10:00am to 6:00pm, 8:00am to 6:00pm
Status: Temporary Part-Time (until March 31, 2021)

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Registered Nurse in our Ambulatory Clinics.

Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.

The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.

The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre has 12 site groups and 26 specialty clinics, and almost 3,000 staff who see over 400,000 patient visits every year. Its 800,000 square feet house 130 inpatient beds, 373,000 square feet of research space and 17 radiation treatment machines, making it one of the largest comprehensive cancer treatment facilities in the world and the largest radiation treatment centre in Canada.

As a member of the UHN, the Nursing Multi-disciplinary Team and Ambulatory Services, the Registered Nurse practices in accordance with relevant legislation/standards, meeting the legal and ethical requirements of the profession. The principal responsibilities include: applying knowledge of nursing science, theory, skill and critical decision making in the provision of compassionate, collaborative and competent care in accordance with the UHN Professional Practice Model for Nursing and the mission and vision of nursing at the UHN; ensuring practice is consistent with professional standards and the ethical framework as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario and the UHN policy and procedure; demonstrating commitment to professional life-long learning by participating in continuing education activities to meet the needs of the patient population served and the standards of the profession; performing reflective practice, analyzing and evaluating nursing knowledge and modifying practice accordingly to improve the quality of nursing and patient care; performing cross-functional and other responsibilities, as assigned and/or requested. Initial scheduling is in the Breast/Skin Clinic.

• Current Registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario required
• Certificate in Oncology Nursing and/or CNA Oncology Certification, or in process of completion
• Minimum three (3) year nursing experience in an acute care setting
• Recent Oncology nursing experience
• Current B.C.L.S certification
• Chemotherapy/Biotherapy certification preferred
• Venipuncture experience; central line accessing and care
• Demonstrated ability to utilize the nursing process in planning, implementing and evaluating care
• Significant independent nursing practice experience
• Ability to function independently with excellent analytical and problem solving/crisis intervention skills
• Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
• Evidence of strong physical assessment, psycho-social and patient/family teaching skills
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred 

If you are interested in this position, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

POSTED DATE: November 5, 2020       CLOSING DATE: November 12, 2020

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position.  Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.