Coordinator, Cancer Care
The Coordinator Cancer Care provides professional services to patients within a designated tumour group or clinical trial, their families, and the community. In collaboration with members of the care team, the Coordinator provides emotional support, information, education, and patient care coordination to patients and their families as well as liaising with surgeons, oncologists, hospital and community partners to ensure continuity of care and to achieve optimal clinical outcomes and client satisfaction. What you'll do
What you bring
- Develop organizational policies, procedures, standards and processes for Cancer Care at the BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) in collaboration with the cancer care team for a designated tumour group or clinical trial; evaluate and monitor service outcomes and acts on results to revise and modify the program to improve services.
- Provide leadership in the education of patients and their families by performing duties such as developing, implementing and evaluating teaching programs and educational materials. Act as a resource to other nurses and health care professionals to support their role in teaching patients and works closely with members of other health care disciplines and physicians in coordinating patient education.
- Act as a clinical resource for physicians, nurses and other health care professionals and students by providing both formal and informal education programs.
- Coordinate care for patients referred to the BCCA by performing duties such as: assessing designated patients for educational and support needs and taking the necessary steps to ensure that the needs are met, including initiating referrals to other members of the team and other support resources; discussing clinical findings and providing support to the patients and their families as needed, in person or by telephone, before, during or after multidisciplinary clinics; assisting patients to understand diagnostics, surgery and treatment options; providing information and support to patients through their decision-making process regarding treatment options; advocating on behalf of the patient and family to support their choices and needs; following up with patients, evaluating and researching outcomes and evaluating treatment processes; documenting all teaching and supportive actions; and participating in patient care management conferences and other relevant multi-disciplinary clinical decision making meetings; coordinates testing procedures as required.
- Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM).
- Three (3) years recent related oncology experience working with patients undergoing diagnosis and/or treatment for cancer, or an equivalent combination or education, training, and experience.
What we bring
- Knowledge of a designated tumour group, related diagnostic procedures, surgeries, treatments, reconstruction options, and their effect on patients and families.
- 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 Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls calls for justice, and how they intersect across the health care system.
- Support team members on their learning journey, ensuring education strategy for team/department to implement Indigenous Cultural Safety at a practical level.
- Work collaboratively with appropriate Indigenous teams/departments to ensure ICS lens applied holistically.
- Have 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).
- 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.).
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, 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.
Temporary, Full-Time (03/31/2026) Wage:
$43.09 to $52.82 . Location:
750 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1J4 Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Hours of Work:
Monday to Friday; 0800-1600 Requisition Number:
145991E 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 Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.
BC Cancer 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 and BC Cancer 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. ATTN: PHSA Employees:
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