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:

160 - Clinical Resource Nurse (CRN) - Nurse III

Department of Nursing - MacCharles

Competition #: 160-21-713505516

Closing Date: May 6, 2021

  • Permanent
  • Full-Time
  • (1.0 EFT)

Overview:

Under the general supervision of the Unit Manager, the CRN is responsible for the coordination of all aspects of patient care with respect to clinics and/or systemic therapy services at CancerCare Manitoba. The CRN provides direct nursing care and assumes a leadership role within the day to day operations of the designated units to ensure optimal patient care outcomes and resource utilization. The CRN acts as a clinical resource, using his/her clinical expertise to guide and mentor the unit staff (nurses and support staff) to promote evidence informed best practice and patient safety.  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)
  • Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
  • Minimal five (5) years recent Oncology nursing experience
  • 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

Will be assessed during the interview:

  • Strong critical problem solving, decision making, and quick intervention skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work both independently and to facilitate patient/family functioning throughout their cancer experience
  • Demonstrated teaching and leadership skills

Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Certified Oncology Nurse [CON(C)]
  • Experience in ambulatory and chemotherapy treatment unit settings
  • Experience with electronic charting

Asset:

  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Ability to speak French

Salary: As per MNU Collective Agreement

Additional Information:

For selection purposes, CancerCare MB asks that all applicants self-identify if current employees are 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