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Registered Nurse, Breast Health Centre – Casual – Markham Site

Markham Stouffville Hospital

This is a Contract position in Markham, ON posted January 14, 2023.

Land Acknowledgement:

Oak Valley Health honours the traditional territory of the closest Indigenous communities, the Chippewas (chi-puh-waas) of Georgina Island and the Mississaugas of Scugog Island. The Haudenosaunee (Ho-de-no-shau-nee) and Anishinaabe (Ah-nish-in-ah-beh) have lived, worked and existed on this land from time immemorial. This land is covered by Treaty 13 signed with the Mississaugas of the Credit, and the Williams Treaty signed with many Mississauga and Chippewa bands.

Forbes Canada Honouree

We are honoured to be recognized as one of Forbes Canada’s Best Employers for Diversity 2022. We ranked within the top 150 organizations across the country. Learn more about our commitment to EDI. https://www.oakvalleyhealth.ca/about-us/equity-diversity-and-inclusion

Who you are:

  • You encompass Oak Valley Health’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage
  • You are a patient and/or client centered individual who performs at an exemplary standard
  • You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and prioritization skills

What we are looking for:

In the Markham Stouffville Hospital Breast Health Centre we embrace a world-class approach to cancer care. Our one-stop Breast Health Centre provides an integrated approach through screening, diagnostics, treatment and monitoring that supports community members in a timely, compassionate manner. Our goal is to simplify the screening and diagnostic process, and help take the worry out of the wait for every person who enters our doors. Our patient/family centred care approach has significantly reduced the wait time between consultations and visits with necessary specialists.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic nursing professional with a passion for excellence in nursing and a sound understanding of both surgery and oncology in the outpatient setting. In this role, you will coordinate clinic activities to provide patient/family centred care, support to navigate the health care system and education across the cancer continuum.

What you bring to the role:

  • Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses; BScN preferred
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Minimum of 2 years of recent experience in breast health education preferred
  • Previous experience in an outpatient setting is an asset
  • Previous experience in a Surgical unit is an asset
  • RNAO membership is preferred
  • Excellent physical assessment and patient education skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to a patient/family centred care environment
  • Demonstrated excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within an inter professional team as well as independently
  • Well-developed organization, communication, interpersonal and teaching skills
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development, continuing education and leadership experience
  • Demonstrated good attendance record with the ability to maintain this same standard
  • Demonstrated commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required

Work Schedule:

The successful candidate will need to be available to work 7.5 hour shifts day shifts. Please note schedules may change based on operational needs.

Compensation:

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$34.27- $49.07

Who we are:

Oak Valley Health is one of Ontario’s leading community healthcare organizations. Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).

Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, 2,400 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?

COVID Statement

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to strengthen and promote health protection to patients, staff and members of the public attending in the hospital, prior to the first day of employment with the Hospital, all successful candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (full vaccination is required). In order to provide you with fair & equitable accommodation, you must submit supporting medical exemption documentation or an affidavit detailing why your religion prohibits you from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

Oak Valley Health Diversity Statement

Oak Valley Health takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values. Furthermore, Oak Valley Health is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.

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