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Registered Nurse (RN), Cancer Care - Oncology Clinic - BC Cancer - Kelowna

Location
Kelowna, BC
Details
Full Time
8 days ago
Registered Nurse (RN), Cancer Care - Oncology Clinic

BC Cancer

Kelowna, BC

This position will be supporting the Radiation nursing team. Utilizing evidence-based practice, the General Duty Staff Nurse is responsible for providing holistic nursing care to oncology patients during their cancer care experience including but not limited to: assessment, intervention, symptom management, treatment coordination and administration, teaching, counselling, support and follow up consistent with established policies and standards of care.

What you'll do
  • Provide direct patient care to Oncology patients by performing duties such as patient assessment, reviewing patient and family history and developing and implementing a nursing care plan specific to the patient needs considering psychosocial, cultural, ethnic contexts. Deliver treatment as per prescribed protocols.
  • Collaborate with patients, family and multidisciplinary team members to develop treatment/care plan for the patient and through ongoing assessment, assists in the modification of the treatment/care plan as the patient progresses through the stages of care.
  • Administer medications, injections, blood products and IV fluids as required by the care plan. Monitor patient reactions to treatment and changes in physical or mental status and uses independent judgment as to when to consult a physician.
  • Maintain patient records by collecting and documenting patient information and health care history, nursing assessment, telephone communications, symptom and side effect management, patient and family education and care evaluations.
  • Admit, transfer or discharge patients according to BC Cancer policies and Centre directives.
  • Assist the patient in interpretation of their care plan. Refer patients to other health care professionals and programs in the agency and in the community health services as required.
  • Maintain a safe environment for patients, families, and staff by adhering to emergency procedures and safety policies and standards.

What you bring
  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM), formally known as British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
  • Current CPR (Level C) certification.
  • One (1) year of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

You will have the ability to:
  • Demonstrate relevant clinical knowledge.
  • Apply clinical knowledge in practice.
  • Utilize clinical and information technology to enhance patient care in accordance with agency policies.
  • Use communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with patients, the public and all levels of staff both verbally and in writing.
  • Organize patient care and set priorities.
  • Physically perform duties of the position

As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have:
  • Awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission's 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Site Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and other related reports.
  • 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.).


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Need more information? Contact Jennifer Iskierski, Talent Acquisition Advisor at jennifer.iskierski@phsa.ca.

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.
  • Comprehensive BC Cancer nursing orientation program.
  • Chemotherapy Certification.
  • Find work-life balance with Monday-Friday, daytime shifts (with occasional Saturdays)
  • Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth and development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • PHSA is a remote work-friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including a municipal pension plan (if eligible), and psychological health & safety programs, and holistic wellness resources.
  • 13 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike-sharing, and more.
  • 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.


Job Type: Regular, Full-Time
Wage:
$36.23 to $47.58 per hour
Location: 399 Royal Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5L3
Hours of work: Monday to Friday; 0830-1630 or as operationally required
Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
Requistion Number: 136226E

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: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

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.

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