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BC Cancer Agency

Surrey, BC 


Are you efficient and detail oriented? Provide effective support to our team so we can in turn provide the best health care to our patients.


What you’ll do 

  • Receive calls from all sources including patients; refer calls to other parties or provides information as appropriate and:  
  • Determine urgency of incoming calls and take appropriate action.
  • Relay information to and from clinical staff and outside facilities.
  • Obtain reports by contacting appropriate departments or outside sources.  
  • Coordinate appointments and tests for patients in collaboration with the clinical team.
  • Access patient information system to retrieve patient data, as appropriate.
  • Greet visitors and handle enquiries.
  • Arrange meetings/conferences and associated logistics. Act as a recording secretary by preparing agenda; drafting, typing and distributing minutes. Prepare materials as required.
  • Open, screen, prioritize and distribute mail. Maintain information and correspondence.
  • Format and edit documents for correspondence. Draft routine items for signature as required.
  • Assist with collecting, collating, formatting and preparing reports as required.
  • Assist clinicians in preparation of research documents and grant applications as required by collating information and updating documents.
  • Assist with clinician scheduling, timekeeping and collaborating with the clinical team for coverage as needed.
  • Maintain a safe environment for patients, families and staff by adhering to safety policies, procedures, guidelines and emergency procedures.
  • Participate as a collaborative member of the health care team.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

What you bring

  • Grade 12, graduation from a recognized secretarial program, including a recognized course in medical transcription and three years’ recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.   
  • Keyboard at 50 wpm.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Organize work.
  • Operate related equipment.

What’s in it for you

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.


Job type Casual (0.01 FTE)

Wage $26.65/Hour

Location Surrey

Work days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Hours of work 0800-1600/0830-1630/0900-1700 or as operationally required

Reference number #116543


What we do 

BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia. BC Cancer Agency program 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.


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PHSA is 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.