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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 part 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.

Patient Care Aide

Reference #72812
Temporary Full Time (until October 26, 2018)

$23.93 per hour
Vancouver Island Centre, 2410 Lee Avenue, Victoria, 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. The Patient Care Aide performs a variety of tasks such as measuring and recording vital signs, cleaning instruments, stocking treatment areas, escorting patients in and out of exam rooms, acting as chaperone, transporting patients, delivering and collecting items, and miscellaneous clerical duties such as ordering supplies and printing off electronic patient materials from a computer.

Qualifications:

Education, Training and Experience

Grade 10, plus graduation from a recognized Nursing Assistant Program or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Registered with BC Care Aide Community Health Worker Registry. 

Skills and Abilities

  • 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 type 30 w.p.m.  
  • Ability to organize own work. 
  • Ability to operate related equipment

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at internaljobs.phsa.ca.  Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of July 18, 2018.  If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

If you have not registered your internal profile, a temporary password is required to log in for the first time.  To obtain your temporary password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday – Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at internaljobshelpu@phsa.ca and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.

For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit: http://jobs.phsa.ca

For more information about the BC Cancer Agency, please visit the website at: www.bccancer.bc.ca

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

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