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Career Opportunity

Posting Number: CASUAL
Date of Posting: 2017-11-29
Closing Date: 2017-12-31

Registered Nurse - Oncology

Owen Sound

Reporting to the Manager, the Registered Nurse is responsible for the promotion of health and the assessment of, the provision of care of, and the treatment of health conditions by supportive, preventative, therapeutic, palliative and rehabilitative means to adults with cancer and occasionally children with cancer, in order to attain or maintain optimal function.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current BCLS
  • Medical Oncology and Palliative Care nursing experience within the last 2 years
  • 2 years recent oncology outpatient clinic experience
  • Successful completion of Oncology Certificate Program or willingness to obtain within 18 months
  • Completion of Canadian Nurses Association Certificate in Oncology (CON©) or willingness to obtain within 3 -5 years
  • Completion of Provincial Standardized Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Course- deSouza Institute or accredited equivalent or willingness to obtain within 1 year
  • Knowledge of chemotherapy drug protocols, toxicities, and symptom management.
  • Knowledge of Central Venous Access devices including; Port-a-cath, Hickman, and PICC
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with patients, families and other healthcare professionals.
  • Excellent leadership, problem-solving, decision-making and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and continuing education
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records
  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes


  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume to the address or fax number below or complete the On-line Application form. Applications must be received in Human Resources no later than 4 p.m. on the closing date. Grey Bruce Health Services is an equal opportunity employer.

You can submit your resume to one of the following:

Phone: 519-376-2121 extension 2014
Fax: 519-372-3949
Mail: Attn: Human Resources Department
PO Box 1800
1800 8th Street East
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9


Contact HR

Mailing address: 1800 8th Street East Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9

(519) 376-2121

(519) 372-3949


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