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Specialty Oncology

Role and Facility Information

Registered Nurse (RN), Ambulatory Care Unit (Systemic Therapy) – Two (2) positions

BC Cancer

Surrey, BC

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

You’re on a professional mission to reduce the burden of cancer in your community, and with great hope, across the globe. A person-centred nursing professional, you remain steadfast in your efforts to support all individuals who are undergoing cancer care, along with their families and friends. Working with a team of health care colleagues who share your values of compassionate care and excellence through innovation makes all the difference in your workdays, as you share the highs and lows with support, kindness, and excellence in care.

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What you’ll do

Registered Nurses are valued members of the Ambulatory Care team, providing direct care and communication to patients along with their families, and working in collaboration with other disciplines on the health care team. Typical daily tasks will include but not be limited to the following:

Complete patient assessment; review patient/family history; develop, implement, and modify treatment/care plans; deliver treatment as per prescribed protocols

Administer medications, injections, blood products and IV fluids; monitor patient reactions to treatment and uses independent judgment as to when to consult a physician

Maintain patient records by collecting and documenting patient information and health care history, nursing assessment, telephone communications, symptom and side effect management, patient and family education and care evaluations

Admit, transfer or discharge patients according to BC Cancer policies and Centre directives

Refer patients to other health care professionals and programs (internal and community-based)

What you bring

Qualifications

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse (RN) with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM)

One year of recent related experience

(or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience to meet the above qualifications)

Current CPR (Level C) certification

Skills & Knowledge

Demonstrate relevant clinical knowledge and ability to apply clinical knowledge in practice to organize patient care and set priorities.

Use clinical and information technology to enhance patient care in accordance with agency policies.

Strong ability to communicate effectively with patients and their families, the public, colleagues, and volunteers, both verbally and in writing.

What we bring

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.

Comprehensive BC Cancer nursing orientation program.

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

Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.

Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.

Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.

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

Status: Regular, Full-Time – Two (2)

Hours/Days of Work: Monday to Friday; Relief/Float Position: 0800-1600/0900-1700/1000-1800 or as operationally required.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Requisition number: 122860 & 122862

What we do

BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.

BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA and BC Cancer are committed to employment equity, 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, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

Terms

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