Humber River Hospital

Nurse Practitioner, Oncology

Posting Date 3 months ago(8/15/2023 12:52 PM)
Critical Care, Cardiology, Oncology & Respiratory Services
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Position: Nurse Practitioner, Oncology

Status: Permanent Full Time

Program: Critical Care, Cardiology, Oncology & Respiratory

Union Group: ONA

Hours of work: Monday to Friday, Days, Flexibility required (subject to change per operational needs)  

Hourly Rate: $59.72 - $74.58


Humber River Health is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our diverse community. At North America’s first fully digital hospital, the future is very exciting for our people and programs. And we’re looking for exceptional individuals to join our great team: people who share our passion to deliver excellent, patient-focused, expert care. The Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.

The Humber River Health Oncology program provides comprehensive cancer care services in our outpatient clinic made of 28 treatment spaces and care for over 15,500 patients annually, including lab, systemic therapy, medical oncology, and supportive care visits. Our treatment and services include:

  • Chemotherapy, Immunotherapy, and Targeted therapies
  • Symptom management related to systemic treatments
  • Assessment and follow up from inter-professional cancer care team
  • Supportive care related to complex cancer pain and cancer-related symptom management

We are currently seeking an Oncology Nurse Practitioner (NP) to partner with another Oncology NP and work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team, oncologists, palliative/supportive care physician and program leaders to provide direct and comprehensive care and services to our patients.

You will use advanced practice skills to provide assessment, coordination and provision of services to patients and families including crises intervention and short-term management while integrating best practice guidelines and current evidence-based research into clinical practice for in-patient and ambulatory clinic for oncology and oncology palliative population.

You will have the opportunity to participate and lead quality improvement initiatives and make recommendations for change in consultation with the Program Director, Manager and Physician Leader.

Your leadership skills will be utilized to provide training, coaching and education related to evidence-based Oncology practice and knowledge among team members.



  • NP - Primary  Health Care.   
  • NP– Adult, RN(EC) preferred, Registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Minimum 3 years experience in acute oncology and systemic therapy experience
  • Masters degree in Nursing
  • Member of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario, preferred
  • Oncology Nursing Certification (CNA), preferred
  • Knowledge of oncology, community resources, crisis work and a working knowledge of the Regulated Health Profession Act, Mental Health Act, Health Care Consent Act and Substitute Decisions Act



Why choose Humber River Health?


At Humber River Health, our staff, physicians, and volunteers are lighting new ways in healthcare. We are proud to be recognized as a part of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. We support employees by providing evidence-based leadership and cultivating a culture that consistently wows as a Huron Consulting hospital. We are a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) and are deeply involved in research and academic collaboration. We are dedicated to high-quality patient care and demonstrate our values of compassion, professionalism, and respect.


Attracting and retaining a workforce that represents the diverse communities surrounding Humber River Health, is a priority.  We encourage applicants from all equity-deserving groups, including but not limited to, individuals who identity as Indigenous, racialized, seniors, persons living with disabilities, women, and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ.


Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.


Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process as well as during employment at Humber River Health. Please direct any accommodation requests to our recruitment team.


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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