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Northern Health

Registered Nurse (rn), Oncology

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Do you have a passion for nursing? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated Registered Nurse with a dedication for delivering compassionate patient care to join our team at Fort St. John Hospital and Health Centre.

Reporting to the Manager or designate the Community Cancer Services Nurse provides, coordinates and implements nursing care to Ambulatory Care Clinic patients including patient assessment, patient/family teaching, Chemotherapy administration, provision of health promotion information and navigation support to patients/family with cancer, in accordance with established policies, standards and procedures. The CCSN works closely with the hospital, community, regional and provincial team members (including physicians and Pharmacist), to plan, implement, deliver and evaluate systemic therapy and ambulatory care clinic services. The CCSN assists in initiatives aimed at the development of clinical skills for hospital and community care providers. In collaboration with Program manager and the hospital supervisor, the CCSN coordinates staffing and patient care activities.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: MON, TUE, WED, THUR, Days - 07:00 to 17:30

Fort St. John Hospital and Health Centre has 44 Acute Care beds and 124 residential beds and is equipped to handle 22,000 ER visits per year. Some more highlights about the hospital:
• Endoscopy suite, 2 state-of-the-art operating rooms, plus a procedure room
• Ambulatory clinics including Cancer and Hemodialysis
• Medical and Surgical inpatient rooms (40 beds)
• 3 Intensive care units
• Minor surgeries
• 7 single Maternity rooms for Labour, Delivery, and Post-Partum Fort St. John also has the Health Unit and Primary Care Clinic which serve the community.

Fort St. John is known as "The Energetic City," which reflects the large resource base of oil, natural gas, forestry and agriculture. Overlooking the Peace River, the town of Fort St John is located above the Peace River Valley and serves as the capital of the Peace River district. The population of Fort St. John is over 21,400 but it services an area of approximately 70,000. The community is the hub of the Northeast with a cultural centre and library, theatre, and art space. There are seven elementary schools, two middle schools, and one secondary school. There is also a Northern Lights College campus. Check out Fort St. John for more information on what this energetic community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• "Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
As part of your application process, you will need to upload the following documentation:
• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
• Registration number (if you are part of a regulated profession)
• Any supporting documents regarding education/qualifications for this position. Examples may include:
• Program certificates or diplomas
• High school/college/university transcripts etc.
• It is also recommended to provide a cover letter and resume

Are you an International Applicant? Before applying for a job with Northern Health, please follow these steps on our Northern Health careers page

Qualfications
• Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
• Chemotherapy certification.
• Post-basic course in oncology nursing.
• Three (3) years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to motivate people to participate in the learning environment.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision, arrange priorities and to organize.
• Ability to work with others effectively.
• Ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients and families.
• Ability to operate related equipment.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.

About Northern Health

Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations. Our vision of building a strong primary health care system for all Northerners will create a dynamic work environment that challenges all of your skills. We are also dedicated to optimizing the expertise of our staff and building relationships with regional educational institutions for training opportunities such as new physicians, nurses, and paramedical professionals. Northern British Columbia features spectacular lifestyle options in all of our family-oriented communities. Whether you want a casual walkabout beginning in your own backyard, sporting opportunities to challenge the best of athletes, or cultural activities in one of our many diverse communities, Northern British Columbia offers something for everyone.

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-16

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