Specialty Oncology

Role and Facility Information

BC Cancer is committed to providing a comprehensive, provincially-planned, and regionally-delivered cancer control system for the residents of British Columbia. Its mandate covers the full spectrum of cancer care from prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatment, to research and education, to supportive and palliative care. BC Cancer provides care closer to home by operating six regional cancer centres in Abbotsford, Kelowna, Prince George, Surrey, Vancouver, and Victoria. Research centres in Vancouver and Victoria ensure that BC Cancer can quickly translate new discoveries into clinical applications leading to better outcomes and care.

BC Cancer is currently engaged in a Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) project, which will improve the safety, quality, and consistency of patient care as well as streamline processes for care providers and clinicians through a common electronic health record.

BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages, and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect People ● Be compassionate ● Dare to innovate ● Cultivate partnerships ● Serve with purpose

Clinical Nurse Educator – BC Cancer Vancouver
Reference # 80004
Regular Full Time
Wage $39.91 – 48.92 Hourly
Work Schedule: 0800-1600 Monday-Friday

The Clinical Nurse Educator utilizes evidence and learning theory to develop, facilitate, and evaluate educational programs. The Clinical Nurse Educator acts as a research and clinical resource for nurses, nursing students, and the interdisciplinary team in the regional centres and the Community Oncology Network. They collaborate with leaders including the Manager Clinical Services and Regional Nursing Lead, Clinical Nurse Coordinators, Clinical Nurse Leaders, Charge Nurses, and community nursing leaders to ensure that the educational needs of nursing staff are met. The Clinical Nurse Educator supports the Clinical Nurse Leaders in their work to orient, mentor, and support direct care nurses on a daily basis.

The focus of the Clinical Nurse Educator is to support interdisciplinary orientation and education at the regional centres. The Clinical Nurse Educator also collaborates with centre leadership and educators in Radiation Therapy and Pharmacy to develop, facilitate, and deliver interdisciplinary education at the regional centres and to provide provincially-designed, centre wide orientation and educational supports and programs on an as needed basis.


Education, Training, and Experience

Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Baccalaureate degree in Nursing, plus three (3) years of recent experience in oncology nursing, including one (1) year of education and/or leadership experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Completion of Oncology Nursing Certification is an asset.
The Employer will equally consider an equivalent combination of education, training and experience (with the exception of Public Health and Preventative Nurses).

Skills and Abilities

Ability to apply learning theory and evidence to teaching practices.
Ability to establish educational priorities to meet identified program, organization and learner needs.
Ability to implement education based on changing practices (i.e. legislation and technology).
Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Ability to foster effective teaching and learning relationships.
Ability to facilitate learning and create effective learning environments.
Ability to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders in preparing appropriate learner environments.
Ability to develop, utilize and evaluate clinical practice resources.
Ability to develop and deliver teaching/learning modalities and education materials that promote evidence informed/best practice.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to provide leadership and work direction in a coaching/mentoring role.
Ability to work independently in an organized and self-directed manner.
Ability to problem-solve and effectively deal with conflict situations.
Ability to conceptualize education from a provincial to regional focus
Ability to utilize a wide variety of technology and software applications such as Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at internaljobs@phsa.ca. Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of 3 February 2019. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

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Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

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