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BC Cancer Agency

Secretary, Op-Oncology Clinic, BC Cancer Agency, Victoria BC

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Secretary, Op-Oncology Clinic,

BC Cancer Agency,

Victoria BC

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

As a collaborative member of the health care team, the Secretary provides secretarial and administrative support within a team setting. Maintains a safe environment for patients, families and staff by adhering to safety policies, procedures, guidelines and emergency procedures.

What you'll do
  • Receive calls from all sources including patients; refer calls to other parties or provides information as appropriate.
  • Determine urgency of incoming calls and take appropriate action.
  • Relay information to and from clinical staff and outside facilities.
  • Obtain reports by contacting appropriate departments or outside sources.
  • Coordinate appointments and tests for patients in collaboration with the clinical team.
  • Access patient information system to retrieve patient data, as appropriate.
  • Greet visitors and handle enquiries.
  • Arrange meetings/conferences and associated logistics. Act as a recording secretary by preparing agenda; drafting, typing and distributing minutes. Prepare materials as required.
  • Open, screen, prioritize and distribute mail. Maintain information and correspondence.
  • Format and edit documents for correspondence. Draft routine items for signature as required.
  • Assist with collecting, collating, formatting and preparing reports as required.
  • Assist clinicians in preparation of research documents and grant applications as required by collating information and updating documents.
  • Assist with clinician scheduling, timekeeping and collaborating with the clinical team for coverage as needed.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

What you bring

Education, Training and Experience

  • Grade 12, graduation from a recognized secretarial program, including a recognized course in medical transcription and three years' recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Ability to keyboard at 50 wpm.
  • 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 organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • 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).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to 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.).

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 and development.
  • 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).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Job Type: Temporary Full-Time, End Date 09/13/2024

Wage: $29.64 per hour

Location: 2410 Lee Avenue, Victoria, BC V8R 4Z3

Hours of Work: 0800-1600, 0830-1630, 0900-1700, Mon-Fri

Requisition # 145294

What we do

BC Cancer Agency is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.

The Provincial Health Services Authority ( 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 Agency 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.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of May 15, 2023. 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 internaljobshelpu@phsa.ca and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.

About BC Cancer Agency

BC Cancer, a part of the Provincial Health Services Authority, provides a province-wide, population-based cancer control program. BC Cancer accepts patients who have been diagnosed with cancer and are referred by a physician. 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. Vision - A world free from cancer Mission - To reduce the burden of cancer in British Columbia Values We provide person-centred care and support We collaborate to deliver high-quality integrated care We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness We serve with purpose and passion We inspire creativity and excellence through innovation BC Cancer operates six regional cancer centres, providing assessment and diagnostic services, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and supportive care. BC Cancer works in partnership with communities to provide a network of chemotherapy clinics so patients can receive care closer to home. Research is an essential part of BC Cancer’s mission to not only find the causes of cancer, but to find better treatments for prolonged life and better quality of life. The BC Cancer Foundation raises funds for cancer research and enhancements to care at BC Cancer.

Industry

Government Health Care

Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-08

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