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Registered Nurse (RN), Pediatric Oncology/Hematology/Bone Marrow Transplant - BC Children’s Hospital
Registered Nurse (RN), Pediatric Oncology/Hematology/Bone Marrow Transplant
BC Children’s Hospital
You are a Registered Nurse, experienced or new graduate, with a huge amount of compassion for the extra-special care required by pediatric patients and their families as they navigate through the journey of cancer care. Bring your desire to serve and care for others to BC Children’s Hospital, and work in a state-of-the art facility with access to ongoing leadership and specialty training.
The Pediatric Oncology Unit currently has multiple full-time/temporary lines available, with relocation allowance of up to $5000 available for RNs successfully hired from out-of-province.
What you’ll do
RNs are vital members of the Oncology/Hematology/Bone Marrow Transplant team at BC Children’s Hospital. Together, team members work in a culture of collaboration and mutual respect while delivering compassionate, family-centred care to patients and their families from across British Columbia. The team works from the Teck Acute Care Centre in Vancouver. Along with providing excellent patient care, RNs can access opportunities for professional career development, including:
- Training in advanced oncology nursing care, biotherapy and chemotherapy administration, and/or blood and marrow transplantation
- Move into specialized roles including leadership positions, subspecialty nurse clinician roles, or work within the apheresis program
What you bring
- Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM) and
- 1 year of recent related experience in acute pediatrics and/or an equivalent combination of acute pediatric education and experience.
- Further specialty education in pediatric, such as the BCIT pediatric specialty courses – Pediatric Theory 1 & 2, is an asset.
- 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.).
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, 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.
- PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
- 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, Full-Time Opportunities
- Requisition # 131488 (Until December 31, 2023); Hours of work: Other; self-scheduling; 07-19, 19-07
Wage: $36.23 to $47.58 per hour
Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
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 Children’s Hospital (BCCH) provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children and youth from across British Columbia. BCCH 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.
Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA and BCCH 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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