Position Summary:Reporting to the Clinical Manager, Ambulatory Care Oncology, the successful candidate will be responsible for assessing, planning, implementation and evaluating nursing care and practice activities as required in an outpatient oncology clinic. Primary Responsibilities: Monitoring vital signs, administration of chemotherapeutic agents, and providing comprehensive education for patient and their family. Providing holistic nursing care to meet the emotional, psychological, information, spiritual and practical needs of the oncology patient and their families. Acting as a navigator to support the patient through the continuum of care in the oncology setting. The incumbent must possess strong empathic communication skills advance knowledge in the care and maintenance of Central Venous Access Devices (CVAD) as well as exceptional ability in the insertion of peripheral vascular devices. Must have a broad knowledge basis on current treatments for oncology patients and demonstrate sound judgment in the safe administration of these treatments. Commitment to customer service, with a positive attitude, continuous learning, quality improvement and patient education. Education Requirements: Current certificate of registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario Current B.C.L.S Oncology certification Current Chemotherapy certification (Annual Recertification De Souza Institute) I.V., Venipuncture & PICC certification Mandatory Qualifications: Minimum of 1 year experience in Oncology Minimum of 1 year current experience in Outpatient, ER, OR or related areas Physical Assessment course a strong asset Mandatory Competencies: Demonstrated knowledge of PICC lines, care and maintenance Demonstrated knowledge of therapeutic phlebotomy, transfusions Demonstrates competence in minor procedures Experience in client teaching and ability to apply principles of adult learning Excellent communication, interpersonal, critical thinking, and time management skills Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team Ability to collect data for reporting systems Demonstrated commitment to quality patient care and experience in patient education Demonstrated commitment to continuing education Reliable individual with excellent attendance record and able to work all shifts Preferred Qualifications: Member of CNAO (Canadian Nurses Association in Oncology) Member of RNAO CNA (Canadian Nurses Association) Certification in Oncology Patient Navigation (CCO) Experience in Quality Improvement Primary responsibilities also include: Safety (patient, worker & workplace) is a BCHS Corporate Priority. The successful applicant will demonstrate good stewardship in the identification, reporting and mitigation of unsafe acts or conditions.To submit your application, please forward your cover letter and resume to email@example.com The Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS) is an equal opportunity employer. The BCHS is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace, and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. In order to ensure equal opportunities during the recruitment and selection process, the BCHS provides accommodation for applicants with disabilities upon request.
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