Registered Nurse Inpatient Oncology - Part Time

Windsor, ON, Canada
Pension Dental Insurance Health Insurance

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ABOUT WRH 

Windsor Regional Hospital is the 15th largest hospital in the Province of Ontario and the 7th largest community teaching hospital, serving a population of about 400,000 people in Windsor and Essex County along with providing tertiary and quaternary care to thousands more – and we want you to join our team!

There are endless opportunities at WRH - As the regional provider of advanced care, the hospital provides the following services for the entire Erie St. Clair sub region of Ontario Health West: Complex Trauma, Renal Dialysis, Cardiac Care, Stroke and Neurosurgery, Intensive Care, Acute Mental Health, Family Birthing Centre, Neonatal Intensive Care, Paediatric Services, and Regional Cancer Services. 

JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Manager, Inpatient Oncology, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for the provision of safe, effective, patient focused nursing care to patients and families.  In collaboration with the patient, family and other team members, the registered nurse is responsible for ongoing assessment and monitoring of the patient’s health status, identification of patient/family needs and the development of plans to meet those needs, the professional development of self and others, and in unit and hospital wide quality improvement initiatives.  The registered nurse is responsible for the application of current theory and research in the delivery of care consistent with the vision and values of the hospital and the standards of relevant professional organizations.  The registered nurse complies with the Occupational Health and Safety standards for the hospital and is proactive in promoting a safe work environment.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Clinical competence in intravenous therapy, administration of blood/blood products and venous access devices
  • Knowledge of community programs in relation to the Oncology population
  • Ability to perform a relevant patient assessment (history and physical assessment) and to prioritize patient needs
  • Maintains accurate and comprehensive clinical documentation according to organization wide standards
  • Effective problem solving/critical thinking
  • Effective interpersonal communication (interdepartmental, intradepartmental, patient/family)
  • Commitment to family centered care with respect to advocacy, teaching patient rights, respect, cultural diversity and patient death
  • Participates in research projects
  • Responsible for ongoing personal professional development
  • Assumes in charge responsibility as required
  • Assists in orientation of professional colleagues and external partners
  • General good health and a level of fitness appropriate for the demands of the position
  • Must be availability to work all shifts
  • Knowledge of the French Language is an asset

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING EXPERIENCE:

  • Current Certificate of Registration issued through the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Minimum 2 years or 3000 hours of recent oncology experience - preferred
  • de Souza Foundations of Oncology an asset
  • Chemotherapy/Biotherapy course preferred or commitment to obtain within one year from program entry
  • Canadian Nurses Association, Certification in Oncology an asset
  • BCLS Certification

 

Windsor Regional Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by WRH throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.