Specialty Oncology

Role and Facility Information

Registered Nurse (RN), Cancer Care

BC Cancer

Kelowna, 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.



This line is a Systemic/Chemotherapy position. You are a Registered Nurse with experience and/or interest in oncology care. Known as a highly collaborative and compassionate team member, you put patients first in your approach to everything you do. BC Cancer is the place for you: our Victoria centre is implementing a team-based model of care that will put our BC Cancer patients at the heart of our health care system. We’re hiring RNs to support this new model and to join us on our mission to continually improve patient care, experience, and outcomes in meaningful ways.



What you’ll do

Provide direct patient oncology care: assess patients including review of patient and family history; develop and implement nursing care plans specific to the patient needs considering psychosocial, cultural, ethnic contexts; deliver treatment following prescribed protocols.
Collaborate with patients, family and team members to develop, assess, and modify patient treatment/care plans; support patients in the interpretation of their care plans.
Administer medications, injections, blood products and IV fluids; monitor patient reactions to treatment and changes in physical or mental status; consult a physician as required.
Conduct and document patient information and health care history, nursing assessments, 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 in the agency and in the community health services as required.


What you bring

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing.
Current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Current CPR (Level C) certification.
One (1) year of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.






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.
Find work-life balance with Monday-Friday, daytime shifts (with occasional Saturdays).
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.
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.


Job Type: Temporary, Full-Time (Until July 14, 2023)

Wage: $36.23 - $47.58 per hour

Location: 399 Royal Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5L3

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday; 0830-1630 or as operationally required.

Requisition number: 131074E





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.





ATTN: PHSA Employees:



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Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of August 07, 2022. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.



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