Position: Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant, Clinical Coordinator (Nursing)
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department: Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology, Bone Marrow Transplant
Reports to: Clinical Director
Status: Temporary Full-Time (MLOA)
At University Health Network, the breadth of skills, proud histories and stellar reputations of Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, come together to achieve a common purpose and vision. At The Princess Margaret we pride ourselves on building caring relationships with our patients. With each patient, we combine state-of-the art diagnosis and treatment with compassion and care. Clinical and research staff at The Princess Margaret represent many of the world´s leading experts in oncology, with specialties including: Blood & Marrow Transplantation (BMT), Surgical Oncology, Chemotherapy, Radiation Oncology, Psychosocial Oncology, Hematology, Radiation Therapy and Medical Imaging.
Providing a link between the hospital and the community, the Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant COORDINATOR, works with the program leadership team to ensure effective management, planning and coordination of transplant program activities. The principal responsibilities include: manage and coordinate referrals for allogeneic stem cell transplants, utilizing and applying current specialized knowledge and expertise on recent advances in nursing practice to provide, manage, coordinate and facilitate continuity in patient care management for patients with complex needs both directly and through consultation; functioning as a consultant in the resolution of complex patient management problems; performing teaching/education responsibility; collaborating with the BMT Quality Management Committee to develop and implement continuous quality improvement activities; participating in academic and research activities/projects; performing administrative responsibilities; performing cross-functional and/or other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned or requested. The main focus of patient care activity is allogeneic stem cell transplantation.
- Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Master’s Degree preferred
- Current certificate of competency (licensure) from the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Completion of Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) program
- Up to 4 (Four) years current and relevant experience, including experience working in an advanced clinical practice role required (e.g. experience working with malignant hematology patients)
- Certification in Oncology Nursing from C.N.A. preferred
- Effective organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
- Excellent decision-making and problem solving skills
- Excellent time management skills
- Excellent teaching skills with the ability to teach one-on-one and/or groups
- Ability to function collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team and/or independently
- Ability to work in a self-directed manner
- Demonstrated awareness of and adherence to professional and ethical standards
- Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
- Computer literacy
- Research experience preferred
- Membership with the RNAO preferred
POSTED DATE: October 23, 2013 CLOSING DATE: November 12, 2013 by 3:00pm
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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