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Registry Clerk - Screening Programs

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BC Cancer is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia in partnership with regional health authorities to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer. 

BC Cancer is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC.  PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence.  These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.

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Screening - Registry  

Registry Clerk – Screening Programs

Reference #71748

Temporary Full-time (1.00 FTE)

Start Date: June 18, 2018

End Date: March 29, 2019 (9 months)

Pay Rate: $21.29/hour

Vancouver, BC

In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

Reporting to the Health Record Analyst and in accordance with established policies, standards and procedures, the Registry Clerk is responsible for the entry of clinical data into the Screening Program database; performs related clerical duties such as maintaining patient records, faxing, photocopying, printing and filing.


  1. Enters data from forms and specific screening lab reports into the Screening Program database using computerized software.
  2. According to established procedures, identifies and clarifies errors and omissions; follows up on discrepancies by reviewing information on the available forms; telephoning, faxing or sending letters to hospitals or physicians’ offices; and entering corrections into the Screening Program database.
  3. Performs general clerical functions such as maintaining filing systems, photocopying, faxing documents, receiving mail, and recording workload information.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education, Training and Experience

  • Grade 12, training as a keypunch operator plus one year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to keyboard at 50 w.p.m.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

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Internal competition closes June 20, 2018 Internal applications received after this date will be considered as late applications.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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