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:

126 - Oncology Nurse II

Department of Nursing – Victoria General Hospital

Competition #: 126-21-713407015

Closing Date: May 7, 2021

  • Term
  • Part-Time
  • (0.6 EFT)

ASAP – September 10, 2021 (may expire with 2 weeks’ notice)

Overview:

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 regular basis. Personal protective equipment (PPE) and training are provided.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Current registration with College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM)
  • Recent experience in IV insertion
  • Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
  • 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

Preferred:

  • 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

Asset:

  • Certified Oncology Nurse [CON(C)]
  • Knowledge and experience in 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

Additional Information:

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.

Comments:

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:

CancerCare Manitoba
Human Resources Services
675 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3E OV9

E-mail: jobs@cancercare.mb.ca