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Registered Nurse (RN), Chemotherapy Unit (Outpatient Clinic) - BC Cancer - Vancouver
Registered Nurse (RN), Chemotherapy Unit (Outpatient Clinic)
You’re a Registered Nurse with unlimited amounts of care and compassion, who enjoys building trusted connections with patients and their families. You enjoy a team approach to your work, and appreciate opportunities to collaborate with your interdisciplinary team. Oncology nursing is of particular interest to you, building on your experience in an acute/ICU/emergency or community health care setting.
Bring your clinical skills, effective communication, and willingness to grow your career to BC Cancer, and in return, you’ll participate in our comprehensive BC Cancer nursing orientation program, receive chemotherapy certification, work 8-hour daytime shifts between Monday to Saturday, and support world-renowned cancer care in B.C. by using state-of-the-art technology and the latest, evidence-based treatments.
Consider a move to the West Coast and enjoy an active, year-round outdoor lifestyle along with urban shopping, dining, and entertainment! 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!
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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.
Skills & Knowledge
- Demonstrate relevant clinical knowledge and ability to apply clinical knowledge in practice.
- Utilize clinical and information technology to enhance patient care in accordance with agency policies.
- Effectively communicate with patients, the public and all levels of staff, both verbally and in writing.
- Organize patient care and set priorities.
- Physically perform duties of the position.
- Awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and other related reports.
- 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.).
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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.
- Chemotherapy Certification provided by BC Cancer!
- 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.
- Find work-life balance with Monday-Friday, daytime shifts (with occasional Saturdays)
- Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
- 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.
- Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.
Job Type: Temporary, Part-Time (0.60 FTE - Until January 2, 2024)
Wage: $36.23 - $47.58 per hour
Location: 600 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, V5Z 4E6
Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
Hours of Work: Rotating; 0730; 0830; 0900; 0930; 1000; 1030; as per rotation
Requisition Numbers: 145040E
As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.
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).
(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:https://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.
Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.
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