Specialty Oncology

Role and Facility Information

Registered Nurse - Surgical Suite

Casual On Call - Monday to Friday 0800-1600 hours
BC Cancer

This invaluable role will find you using your patient care experience and clinical knowledge to provide perioperative care to surgical patients, as well as nursing care that ensures patients and their families are aware of the spectrum of services at BC Cancer and in the community. Reporting to the Clinical Nurse Coordinator, you will be called upon to function as a scrub and circulator nurse during special procedures. You will participate as a member of our health team to identify patient needs and communicate patient-related information in order to maintain efficiency and interpretation of the treatment plan.

Examples of Duties:

Provides nursing care in accordance with the Nursing Department's philosophy, conceptual framework, and standards of practice. Functions as scrub nurse/circulator/PAR nurse for operations and special procedures. Admits, transfers, or discharges patients according to agency policies and Clinic/Nursing Department directives.
Functions as a member of the health team by assisting the patient in the interpretation of the treatment plan and ensuring patients and families are aware of services available at the agency and in the community.
Identifying patient needs and consulting with members of other health care disciplines as necessary.
Communicating patient-related information to health team members through documentation in the patient's chart and the provision of written and/or oral reports.
Participating in interdisciplinary rounds.
Maintains a safe environment for patients, families, and staff by adhering to emergency procedures and safety policies and standards.


Education, Training, & Experience

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
Graduation from an Operating Room post-diploma program preferred, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Current CPR (Level C) certification
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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

For more information on the agency that you are interested in, please visit: http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/

To learn more about the Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) Project, please visit:https://jobs.phsa.ca/cst

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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