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Nursing Seminar to be held in association with the 2018 POGO Symposium in Toronto (November 1, 2018)

This year POGO will also host a one-day nursing seminar the day before the Symposium. Topics include: Practical strategies to improve Patient/Family Education; Answering your questions about CAR-T and other Immunotherapies; Survivorship in the Age of Precision Medicine; and Building Resilience. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn and connect with pediatric nurses across the province! All disciplines welcome.


JOB POSTING: APN/CNS position available at IWK

IWK has an urgent need for an Advanced Practice Nurse (Clinical Nurse Specialist) with their Hematology/Oncology/Nephrology, Children’s Health Program at the IWK in Halifax, Nova Scotia!

Salary: $38.6164 – $43.9816/hour ($45.5210/hr with 25 yrs exp)
Union Status: NSNU Agreement – Nursing Bargaining Unit
Competition #: J-2015-0374 / Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Regular Full-Time (1.0 FTE) / Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm

Position Summary:  Reporting to the Manager, the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is a Registered Nurse who promotes excellent care and advances nursing practice. The CNS acts as a resource, consultant and advocate for pediatric patients/families with cancer, kidney disease and hematological disorders within the Health Centre.  The CNS advances the care for children and families by collaboratively developing and incorporating standards of care and integrating evidence into practice, education and research. As an expert clinician with advanced theoretical knowledge, the CNS works in collaboration with the interprofessional team to deliver and coordinate the care for children/families with complex health conditions and improve the outcomes of care for children, youth, and families throughout the continuum of care. The CNS works in collaboration with children, youth, families, interprofessional teams, and community partners. The CNS contributes to the advancement of nursing practice through his/her interactions with staff (i.e. role-modeling, consultation and mentoring) and leading or participating in team initiatives/research that addresses nursing practice issues.  The CNS provides nursing leadership within the services of Hematology/Oncology and Nephrology.  The CNS liaises with other clinical areas in the Health Centre to provide care and leadership for patients requiring Hematology/Oncology/Nephrology services.

See see the full posting please click on: APN Position available at IWK