Specialty Ambulatory Care

Role and Facility Information

Registered Nurse, BC Cancer Vancouver

Ambulatory Care Unit

Accepting Applications for Upcoming Temporary and Regular Full-time Opportunities!

Monday to Friday daytime hours (8 hour shifts)

Are you passionate about supporting patients and families living with cancer? We’re looking for a compassionate and committed oncology nurses to join the BC Cancer team and care for our patients throughout their cancer journey. BC Cancer offers unique opportunities which expand your nursing skills starting with our ambulatory care unit.

The ambulatory care unit, located on the 2nd floor of BC Cancer – Vancouver and the 8th floor of the Fairmont Building, is a dedicated clinic area where patients meet their care team. Patients, families and healthcare professionals work together to develop care plans, provide support and education.

What you’ll do

Create a supportive environment based on care and counsel via two-way communication.

Provide guidance to patients in person and on the phone regarding their cancer journey.

Continue to grow and share professional development with individuals and groups.

What you bring

Graduation from accredited School of Nursing.

Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM).

Current CPR (Level C) certification.

One (1) year of recent, related experience.

Strong communication skills with the ability to build trusting relationships with patients, families and colleagues.

What’s in it for you

Comprehensive BC Cancer nursing orientation program.

Find work-life balance with Monday-Friday, daytime shifts.

Help us maintain the highest patient survival rate in Canada.

Use state-of-the-art technology and the latest, evidence-based treatments.

Be a respected member of Canada's collaborative leading oncology clinical teams.

Grow your career through continuing education, ongoing professional development, and certification programs.

Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.

Relocation Assistance (if applicable).

Watch this video to learn about being a nurse at BC Cancer

BC Cancer http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/ provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of B.C. BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.

Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.

Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.

12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.

Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

What we do

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC, working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British Columbians. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

Wage: $35.53- $46.65 per hour

Regular Fulltime and Temporary Fulltime Opportunities

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