POSITION: Nurse Practitioner – Hematology, Oncology, Medical Day Unit – Full Time (1.0) Temporary (until January 3, 2023)
SALARY: $51.53 to $59.80 per hour
COMPETITION # 21-1218 (UNION)
CHEO is much more than a hospital. Our commitment to outstanding care and continued development impacts every part of a child and youth’s health and well-being. We play a crucial role in building a healthy future for our community. Working at CHEO means a rewarding career. For the tenth time, CHEO has been recognized as one of the National Capital Region’s Top Employers. We are among a select group of organizations at the forefront of their respective industries who offer exceptional places to work.
Pediatric health care is an exciting, challenging and rewarding field. If you are driven by a desire to help create the best life for children and youth, consider applying for a position at CHEO. At CHEO you will discover a supportive environment, a great team and a rewarding career.
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) at CHEO is a nurse in an advanced nursing practice position with additional educational preparation from an accredited NP program and who has clinical expertise in a pediatric nursing subspecialty. The NP integrates the skills and knowledge from nursing and medicine within a broad framework of advanced nursing practice. The NP functions both autonomously and in collaboration with physicians and other health care providers to manage, in a comprehensive manner the health needs of a defined population of patients/ case load with cancer. The NP will also be involved in cancer survivorship follow up care.
Job responsibilities include the following areas: Direct Clinical practice and Consultation (60-80%), Education (5-10%), Leadership/ Change Agent (5-10%), Research (5-10%) and ongoing Professional Development.
Working closely with the Oncology Interdisciplinary Team, the nurse practitioner will participate in the management of patients presenting to the Oncology Clinic with different types of cancers, will be involved in teaching and medication management.
- Vulnerable Sector Check (Essential)
- Masters degree in Nursing (Essential)
- Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario, as RN in the Extended Class (Essential)
- Three to five years of recent related clinical nursing experience (Essential)
- Current appropriate level of life-support training (e.g., BCLS) (Essential)
- Member of RNAO/NPAO or relevant specialty professional nursing association (Preferred)
- Experience in Pediatrics Oncology (Preferred)
- Ability to function collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team and practice in a self-directed manner (Essential)
- Demonstrated experience in research and education activities (Essential)
- Demonstrated excellent leadership abilities excellent organizational abilities (Essential)
- ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
- ability to participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team
- creativity, innovation, flexibility and initiative
- sound conflict resolution skills and problem-solving abilities
- Sound crisis management skills (Essential)
- Physical ability to perform the duties of the job (Essential)
- Bilingualism (Preferred)
CHEO values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process and welcome interest from all qualified applicants.
Should you require accommodation during any phase in the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential and will be handled in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
We encourage all applicants to apply through https://careers.cheo.on.ca/
We thank all those who apply, however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.