Specialty Oncology

Role and Facility Information

Registered Nurse (RN)

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 are a strong-hearted, compassionate RN who is open to sharing patients’ highs and lows, and who stays innovative in your approach to support, counsel, and to include patients and their families in decision making. As a dedicated health professional, your calling is to provide holistic nursing care to oncology patients during their cancer care experience, and you enjoy working in close collaboration with a team of colleagues who share your values and commitment to person-centred care as wise practice.

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BC Cancer operates six regional cancer centres, providing assessment and diagnostic services, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and supportive care. These positions are located at BC Cancer – Vancouver, the largest treatment facility within BC Cancer. A full-service cancer centre with strong radiation oncology, surgical oncology, diagnostic imaging, pathology, oral oncology, supportive care and functional imaging services plus an inpatient unit, this centre also offers opportunity to work in close collaboration with the BC Cancer Research Centre (BCCRC) and Vancouver General Hospital (VGH).

Vancouver is a popular tourist destination as well as home to a diverse population with origins around the world. Big city lights, ocean walks, year-round golf, and a short drive to world-class skiing – this city is simply spectacular! The Vancouver International Airport has direct connections to a multitude of global destinations. Relocation assistance may be available for this position.

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


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.

Need more information? Contact Gurdeep Gill, Talent Acquisition Advisor at ggill@phsa.ca. Relocation assistance may be available for this position.

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.
PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Job Type: Temporary, Full-Time (Until July 07, 2023)

Wage: $36.23 to $47.58 per hour

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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

Requisition # 125423

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.

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.


Live and work in BC


Known as "The City of Parks," Surrey has over 400 parks encompassing 6,000 acres including ocean parks, urban forests, and quiet gardens. Cultural and performing arts activities abound in Surrey, with acclaimed galleries, theatre companies, and a growing base of multi-cultural arts groups and facilities. The City of Parks is one of the fastest-growing cities in Metro Vancouver, and rich with opportunities for skiing, snowboarding, sailing, fishing, and beachcombing.

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