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Unit Clerk, Clinical Trials - BC Cancer Vancouver

Unit Clerk, Clinical Trials

BC Cancer Vancouver


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What you’ll do

  • Process written doctor’s orders by:
    • Completing requisitions for tests or services.
    • Booking tests/procedures or consultations with other departments.
    • Booking return appointments to Ambulatory Care or other departments, and return admission appointments.
    • Recording verbal laboratory results, obtaining file test results and requesting x-rays.
    • Booking of transportation for patients within the clinic or to other locations.
  • Coordinate shipment of laboratory specimens by performing duties such as:
    • Picking up specimens from the labs.
    • Labeling specimens according to study protocol instructions.
    • Packaging specimens according to study protocol instructions.
    • Completing shipping documentation (courier service, commercial invoice).
    • Delivering packages to the mailroom.
  • Perform word processing tasks such as:
    • Typing standard doctor orders for clinical trial protocols.
    • Typing confidential correspondence from written draft.
    • Initiating and drafting routine correspondence for signature.
    • Preparing regulatory documents for protocol initiation.
    • Maintaining master lists of open and closed trials and associated data.
  • Perform reception duties such as answering telephones, taking messages and locating of staff via pager system, answering inquiries and giving directions.
  • Prepare charts for protocol treatments; requests charts from Central Files.


What you bring

  • Grade 12 graduation.
  • Graduation from a recognized Nursing Unit Clerk Program.
  • One (1) year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • The ability to keyboard a minimum of 40 WPM.


You have the ability to

  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Deal with others effectively.
  • Physically carry out the duties of the position.
  • Keyboard 40 w.p.m
  • Organize work.



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.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.


Temporary, Full-Time (03/31/2022)
Wage: $23.98 per hour
600 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Mon-Fri: 08:00-16:00 / 08:30-16:30 / 09:00-17:00
Requisition Number: 103440



What we do


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

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates 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:


PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, 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, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.



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