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Job Title:
REGISTERED NURSE, FT

Posted Date:
9/10/2019
Closing Date:
9/16/2019
Functional Discipline:
MEDICINE ONCOLOGY

Job Description
VACANCY DETAILS

VACANCY NUMBER: 0000017178CC

JOB TITLE: REGISTERED NURSE, FT
STATUS: FULL TIME
DEPARTMENT: MEDICINE ONCOLOGY
LOCATION: ST. CATHARINES SITE
HOURS OF WORK: 75 HOURS PER PAY PERIOD

POSTING DATE: 10 September 2019
CLOSING DATE: 16 September 2019

UNION: ONTARIO NURSES' ASSOCIATION
WAGE RANGE: $33.230 TO $47.570 PER HOUR

POSITION OBJECTIVE:
Working to promote nursing excellence, quality patient/client-centered care and high professional standards, the Registered Nurse will be responsible for the assessment, nursing diagnosis, integrated care plan development, implementation and evaluation of nursing care. The objective of the Registered Nurse is to provide safe and competent care through the application of nursing knowledge, the technical aspects of professional practice and the demonstration of compassion, professionalism and respect. The incumbent will perform all other relevant duties assigned to ensure the efficient operation of the unit to which s/he is assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
o Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
o Two years related clinical experience in the past five years in an oncology environment.
o Current BCLS certification.
o Performs to the full scope of practice as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
o Oncology course (DeSousa Institute) preferred.
o Palliative Care certificate preferred.
o Hospice Palliative Care Nursing certification (CNA) preferred.
o Demonstrated knowledge and skill in physical assessment.
o Demonstrated knowledge and skill with chest auscultation, abdominal assessment and nursing practice related to paracentesis, thoracentesis, chest tube insertion/maintenance/assessment pre and post procedure.
o Demonstrated proficiency in IV Therapy Initiation and use of IV pumps.
o Demonstrated knowledge of and skill with CVADs, CADD pumps, total parenteral nutrition, blood and blood product transfusion, VAC therapy and enteral feeds preferred.
o Knowledge of care management of Febrile Neutrapenic patients.
o Demonstrated ability to develop an integrated plan of care.
o Applies knowledge, skills, judgment and competencies required for safe practice by meeting nursing practice as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
o Applies NHS values and professional practice standards to patient/client care and service.
o Demonstrated commitment to patient/client centered care.
o Demonstrated ability to perform effectively as most responsible nurse in a total patient care model.
o Evidence of accurate, timely and appropriate documentation according to best practice guidelines and CNO standards.
o Demonstrated ability to facilitate patient discharges.
o Integrates reflection, critical thinking, education and relevant practical experience in problem solving.
o Consistent and regular attendance required.

Recruitment Specialist: Christine Callaghan


It is Niagara Health policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

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