Humber River Hospital

Registered Nurse - Cancer Clinic

Posting Date 2 weeks ago(9/15/2023 11:36 AM)
Critical Care, Cardiology, Oncology & Respiratory Services
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Humber River Health Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.


Since opening our doors as North America’s first fully digital hospital we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team.  At Humber River Health, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Health is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.   


At Humber River Health, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!

Join our Oncology team and provide exceptional care to our Cancer patients.


 At Humber River Health Our Oncology team provides a full range of support to patients who are living with cancer, at all phases of their cancer experience - consultation, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and palliative and supportive care


We have a large Cancer Care Outpatient Clinic for chemotherapy treatments, and actively participate in Oncology clinical trials. Humber River Health was the first community hospital in Ontario to participate in these clinical trials


Right now we are seeking a Registered Nurse for our Cancer Clinic. 


Our Oncology nurses specialize in treating people with cancer serving as their first line of communication as they help to coordinate and deliver many aspects of a patient’s treatment, including administering medications, fluids and cancer treatments such as chemotherapy.  They are caring individuals who are dedicated to assisting patients as they undergo treatment.

Are you an experienced Oncology Nurse who is compassionate and has completed DeSouza Oncology courses?   If you answered yes to question above, we invite you to read the details below and apply to this exciting career opportunity at Humber River Health.  


Reporting Relationship:  Clinical Manager, Oncology

Hourly Rate:  $37.93 – $54.37

Hours:  Monday to Friday  8 hour day shift

Union:  ONA


Position Responsibilities:

  • Safe Administration of Chemotherapy and Biotherapy.
  • Excellent Patient/Family teaching skills with an ability to promote patient centered care
  • Care planning and coordination of care within a multidisciplinary team
  • Utilization of computerized systems for documentation of patient care.
  • Participation in project teams or Hospital committees as required.
  • Resource/team leader responsibilities.
  • Preceptorship of nursing students and Mentorship of new nursing staff.


  • Current RN registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Current de Souza Institute Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Administration Certification is required
  • Excellent knowledge and skills in CVAD management and IV starts and infusion therapy
  • DeSouza Institute course Foundations in Oncology Nursing, preferred.
  • 2 years current experience in oncology required.
  • Current CNA, Oncology Specialty designation or eligible to write
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team, patients, family members and visitors.
  • Demonstrated excellent patient assessment skills..
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • An ability to work well independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required. 


Why Humber? Why Now?


Humber River Health is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care, as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and encompass our values of CompassionProfessionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.


We are a Huron Consulting hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

Humber River Health is a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN), which is a dynamic network of academic health organizations providing leading edge research, teaching and clinical care.


We have collaborated with TAHSN member institutions in addressing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our membership in TAHSN supports our strategic pillar of advancing Humber River Health as a community academic hospital.


Humber River Health was the recipient of the 2021 Excellence in Patient Safety Award by the Canadian College of Health Leaders. This award recognizes teams that are committed to improving patient safety within a healthcare environment, through leadership, innovation, culture, and best practises.


Why? Because at Humber River Health, we know it is our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.


This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Health, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the hired employee’s first date of employment  Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis



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