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Program Coordinator, Screening Programs, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver

Program Coordinator, Screening Programs

BC Cancer Agency

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 Program Coordinator works with clients to determine eligibility for, and navigate pathways through, the Lung Screening Program from a client-centered, culturally safe care model. As an integral part of the direct client services for the Lung Screening Program, the Program Coordinator provides support to clients regarding their screening options, supports health care system navigation and coordinates information and service access to ensure access to services as close to home as possible. Utilizing a health promotion, community development and capacity building approach, the Coordinator works collaboratively with the Lung Screening Program team, hospital-based service providers and relevant medical staff across BC to engage with service providers across the province providing consult and best-practice resources.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and manage administrative processes for the program including policy and procedure history tracking, program implementation planning and documentation. Update program policies and procedures and contributes to the preparation, presentation and distribution of program reports by compiling information and preparing reports. Create project work plans to implement a new or revised policy by ensuring all program documentation affected by the change has been updated within a timely fashion and all relevant stakeholders have been notified of the change.
  • Contribute to the monitoring of budgets and core activities in collaboration with program leadership to ensure that funds are spent as planned and within budget and that program objectives are achieved. Research various vendors to identify most cost-effective options based on quantity and provide recommendations to the Leader. Plan and monitor inventory levels of supplies to ensure adequate levels are available for future volume projections.
  • Draft and maintain data collection instructions, tools and processes to ensure consistent, high quality data collection. Collaborate with service providers, other departments and program staff to ensure data collection is complete and accurate. Act as an expert and central point of contact to all relevant stakeholders in the patient pathway on database inquiries and any other concerns.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of partnerships with health agencies, community organizations and educational facilities by organizing and facilitating training sessions, educational networks, committees, meetings and conferences. Provide research, coordination, facilitation and administrative support to ongoing committees/working groups through agenda planning, minutes, follow-up research and action. In collaboration with program staff, coordinate the initial and ongoing credentialing of contracted service providers by ensuring that all required documents have been completed and submitted.
  • Gather, review, interpret and analyze the daily, weekly and monthly programmatic processes along the screening pathway utilizing the screening database. Identify areas of concern, review policies to resolve issues and follows up with Leader as required. Liaise with program staff and service providers to coordinate clinical aspects of program participation. Troubleshoot, investigate and apply appropriate remedial strategies to anomalies and discrepancies pertaining to participant care. Compile, analyze, summarize and communicate data to support program initiatives.


What you bring


Education, Training and Experience

  • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in a health discipline or health care administration and a minimum of four (4) years recent related experience in either a clinical or business environment.
  • Demonstrated competence in Microsoft Office. Strong written and verbal communication skills to present and prepare concise analyses, reports and recommendations to multidisciplinary audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work. Ability to work under time pressures to meet deadlines and handle interruptions and changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, analyze, implement and problem solve independently as well as the ability to work in the context of a team and participant centered environment.


Skills & Knowledge

  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have; knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).


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
$52,156 - $68,455 / year. The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate’s relevant education and experience, and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. Salary will be prorated accordingly for part time roles.
750 West Broadway, Vancouver
Hours of Work:
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What we do


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


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PHSA and BC Cancer Agency 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.



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