Specialty Oncology

Role and Facility Information

Registered Nurse – BC Cancer Vancouver

Inpatient Unit - for patients who require supportive care and symptom management while receiving chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

Utilizing evidence-based practice, as the Registered Nurse you are responsible for providing holistic nursing care to oncology patients during their cancer care experience, including, but not limited to: assessment, intervention, symptom management, treatment coordination and administration, teaching, counselling, support and follow up consistent with established policies and standards of care.

Play a pivotal role helping patients fight cancer.

What you’ll do

Use your expertise to support people facing some of life’s biggest challenges.

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.

Participate in research and clinical trials.

What you bring

You are a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and have:

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

Current CPR (Level C) certification and

One (1) year of recent related experience

You also have a proven ability to set priorities and organize patient care.

OR

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience

What’s in it for you

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.

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

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

If this sounds like you, apply now!

Job Type: Casual On Call

What we do

BC Cancer (bccancer.bc.ca) is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA.) PHSA provides specialty health care services across BC. 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.

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