CancerCare Manitoba located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is a provincial agency which provides clinical and academic services and leadership for cancer control and the treatment of blood disorders. We invite applications for the position of:
Maternity / Parental Leave | ASAP – November 12, 2021 (may expire with 2 weeks’ notice)
The Oncology Nurse is responsible for providing holistic cancer care to patients over the spectrum of the oncology experience: assessment, intervention, treatment administration and follow-up in the ambulatory setting. The Oncology Nurse will participate in patient/family education, make pertinent nursing assessments, collaborate with the multidisciplinary care team and provide appropriate interventions. The incumbent must be available to work a variable schedule. Nursing staff work with cytotoxic and hazardous medications on a daily basis. Personal protective equipment (PPE) and training are provided.
Current registration with College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM)
Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
Recent experience in IV insertion
Strong understanding of patient-centred care
Proficient with MS Word/Outlook and internet use
Satisfactory employment record
Must be able to legally work in Canada
Bachelor of Nursing
Three (3) years’ experience within settings such as medical/surgical or ambulatory care
Recent experience in chemotherapy administration
Knowledge and experience with oncology
Experience with electronic charting
Ability to speak French
Certified Oncology Nurse [CON(C)]
Knowledge and experience with wound care
Knowledge and experience with patients receiving radiation therapy
Commitment to ongoing professional development
Leadership and self-development
Will be assessed During the Interview Process:
Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
Ability to work both independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills
Salary: As per MNU Collective Agreement
For selection purposes, CancerCare MB asks that all applicants self-identify as current employees from the following facilities: Health Sciences Centre, St. Boniface Hospital, Grace, Seven Oaks, Concordia, Victoria, Misericordia, Riverview, Deer Lodge, WRHA Public Health, WRHA Home Care, Breast Health Centre, WRHA CNS, Pan Am Clinic, Primary Care, Nurse Practitioners and Regional Programs.
This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.
CancerCare Manitoba is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment processes and work environment. If you are contacted by CancerCare Manitoba regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if accommodation measures must be taken to enable you to apply and be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.
We thank all that apply and advise that only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Please submit a detailed cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements for this position along with a current resume which references the Competition Number to: