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Program Coordinator, Oncology Screening - Hereditary Cancer Program - BC Cancer - Provincial

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Program Coordinator, Oncology Screening - Hereditary Cancer Program

BC Cancer

Provincial, BC

Reporting to the Hereditary Cancer Program and High-Risk Clinic Program Manager, the Program Coordinator contributes to the development, maintenance and advancement of this provincial cancer program. The Program Coordinator is actively involved in liaising with external stakeholders and supporting quality assurance and quality improvement. This requires acting as an expert on the screening pathway, serving as the central point of contact for program participants and external stakeholders, coordinating quality assurance activities, and providing administrative support to various committees and working groups.

What you'll do
  • Develop and manage administrative process for the program including policy and procedure history tracking, program implementation planning and documentation. Updates program policies and procedures and contributes to the preparation, presentation and distribution of program reports by compiling information and preparing reports. Creates project work plans to implement a new or revised policy by ensuring all program documentation affected by the change has been updated within a timely fashion and all relevant stakeholders have been notified of the change.
  • Contribute to the monitoring of budgets and core activities in collaboration with program leadership to ensure that funds are spent as planned and within budget and that program objectives are achieved. Researches various vendors to identify most cost-effective options based on quantity and provides recommendations to the Leader. Plans and monitors inventory levels of supplies to ensure adequate levels are available for future volume projections.
  • Draft and maintains data collection instructions, tools and processes to ensure consistent, high quality data collection. Collaborate with service providers, other departments and program staff to ensure data collection is complete and accurate. Act as an expert and central point of contact to all relevant stakeholders in the patient pathway on database inquiries and any other concerns.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of partnerships with health agencies, community organizations and educational facility by organizing and facilitating training sessions, educational networks, committees, meetings and conferences. Provide research, coordination, facilitation and administrative support to ongoing committees/working groups through agenda planning, minutes, follow-up research and action. In collaboration with program staff, coordinates the initial and ongoing credentialing of contracted service providers by ensuring that all required documents have been completed and submitted.

What you bring

  • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in a health discipline or health care administration.
  • A minimum of four (4) years recent related experience in either a clinical or business environment.
  • Demonstrated competence in Microsoft Office.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to present and prepare concise analyses, reports and recommendations to multidisciplinary audiences.

You 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).
  • 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.).

What we bring

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

Job Type: Temporary, Full-Time (Until August 22, 2025)
$57,347 -$75,628 per year. The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate's relevant education and experience, and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. Salary will be prorated accordingly for part time roles.
Provincial Position- Applicant may work based out of any BC Cancer location.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Hours of Work: Monday-Friday; 800-1600
Requisition Number:

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.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: .

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:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of June 17,2024. 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 password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your 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 and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.

About BC Cancer

BC Cancer’s mandate covers the full spectrum of cancer care from prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment, to research and education, to supportive and palliative care.


Government Health Care

Application closing date is 2024-08-10

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