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Clinical Nurse Leader, Systemic Therapy / Ambulatory Care Unit (Systemic Therapy & Radiation Therapy)

BC Cancer

Vancouver, 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.





The Clinical Nurse Leader provides clinical nursing and administrative support within the Clinical Services. Duties include providing clinical guidance to nursing staff and coordinating the day-to-day operations in designated clinical area.



What you do

Coordinate the daily activities of the assigned area in collaboration with the Manager, Clinical Services to ensure optimum care is provided to patients/families taking into consideration issues such as balance of staff skills and abilities, availability of staff and complexity of care to be delivered. Duties include scheduling staff, making and/or adjusting work assignments and communication of related changes to the team, and assessing the impact these changes will have on patient scheduling. Collaborate with the leadership team to determine the priorities of care related to Clinical Services.
Participate in the coordination of patient care delivery by developing unit specific policies, procedures and standards of care and making recommendations for changes and modifications; assessing staffing needs based on planned patient activity and acuity and ensuring appropriate resources are available to meet patient care requirements; ensuring completion of staffing assignments, consulting with Manager, Clinical Services as necessary and revising according to activity and staff changes; providing support to staff in planning and prioritizing patient care delivery; acting as a support for patients and families in crisis and contact for conflict situations.
Provide ongoing coaching and mentoring to staff for professional development and performance improvement and to achieve program goals through methods such as providing constructive feedback through formal and informal opportunities, assisting with the coordination of the orientation process; maintain knowledge of clinical practice in a variety of ways including reviewing relevant literature, participating in relevant committees and remaining up to date on practice changes.
Participate with the Manager, Clinical Services and the Senior Practice Leader, Nursing to identify individual learning needs or practice changes. The changes can include introduction of new skills/procedures/protocols or equipment through methods such as supporting individual learning for staff, observing and assessing clinical skills, and developing and evaluating learning plans.
Participate in the development and implementation of PHSA/BC Cancer policies and procedures at the unit/program level; provide input and making recommendations for changes; supports the implementation of program’s model of care and facilitates a supportive, collaborative environment for all staff using a team approach; participates in program/organizational committees.


What you bring

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM).
Three (3) years recent related clinical nursing experience which includes teaching and leadership experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


What you have

Provide supervision and work direction
Communicate effectively with others both verbally and in writing.
Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Leadership, time management, organizational, teamwork and team building skills.
Demonstrated skills in CPR techniques.


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.

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: Regular, Full Time
Wage: $43.09 to $52.82 per hour
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday; 0730-1530 or as per operational needs
Requisition Number: 126031





What we do



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




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 is 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.





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