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Registered Nurse

Hamilton Health Sciences

This is a Contract position in Hamilton, ON posted September 13, 2022.

Registered Nurse
Job Number: 96217
Job: Nursing
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: Juravinski Cancer Centre
Status: Temporary Full-time
Hours per week: 0.01
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: ONA Local 70
Minimum Salary: 34.2400 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 49.0200
Post Date: Sep 14, 2022, 4:00:00 AM

Close Date (Period for Applying) – External

: Sep 21, 2022, 3:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

Juravinski Cancer Centre Clinics (JCC Clinics) provides services to facilitate the consultation and planning of specialized care, treatment and follow up of patients with cancer. JCC Clinics supports outpatient care within six large clinics, across all disease sites and treatment modalities, serving around 400 patients daily. The unit includes our Primary Nurses, our Clinic Clerks, Lobby and Laboratory Reception Clerks, our Clinic Health Care Aides, our New Patient Referral Clerks and our Patient Registration Clerks. There is also interaction with physicians, allied health professionals, Customer Support Services and with other Juravinski Hospital staff through treatment and laboratory services.

Position Summary

Reporting directly to the Clinical Leader, JCC Clinics, the Primary Nurse accepts privileges and responsibilities of authority, accountability and autonomy for patient care and professional development. The Primary Nurse will provide patient-centred nursing care for oncology patients (within specific disease sites and treatment modalities) and their families based on the values of respect, caring, innovation and accountability. Primary Nurses work with oncologists and with their nursing peers within Disease Site Teams to plan and deliver care. Nursing care is provided based upon competencies of direct comprehensive and supportive care, navigating the system, maintaining professional practice, and through collaborative and evidence-based nursing practice. Primary Nurses deliver significant telephone-mediated care.

Schedule Work Hours

Monday to Friday; days

This position is temporary until November 2023.


1. Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse
2. Recent two years experience (within the last 5 years) in the care of adult oncology patients in a dedicated oncology setting
3. Current CON(c) certification
4. Successful completion of Registered Nurse Physical Assessment Course, or equivalent
5. Current BCLS certification with ongoing re-certification mandatory
6. Demonstrated interpersonal, communication and patient teaching/counseling skills
7. Demonstrated organizational and critical thinking skills
8. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively within the interdisciplinary health and support team
9. Experience with primary nursing in an outpatient setting
10. BScN an asset

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.


Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Operations at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee’s exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement

Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement

Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement

Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement

Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement