Specialty Oncology

Role and Facility Information

Clinical Nurse Educator, Surgical – BC Cancer Vancouver

Act as a research and clinical resource for nurses, nursing students and the interdisciplinary team at the Vancouver Centre and Community Oncology Network to help support important education programs in cancer care.

What you’ll do

Utilize evidence and learning theory to develop, facilitate and evaluate educational programs.
Provide education to support surgical operations and perioperative areas, including the surgical suite, procedure room, surgical daycare and recovery room.
Collaborate with centre and community nursing leaders to ensure that the educational needs of nursing staff are met.
Support the Clinical Nurse Leaders in their work to orient, mentor and support direct care nurses.
Support interdisciplinary orientation and education at the regional centres.
Collaborate with centre leadership and educators in Radiation Therapy and Pharmacy to develop, facilitate and deliver interdisciplinary education at the regional centres and to provide provincially-designed, centre wide orientation and educational supports and programs.

What you bring

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing.
Current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Perioperative Certification or Perioperative post graduate course.
Three (3) years of recent, related clinical experience in the designated clinical area, including one (1) year in an educational and/or leadership role, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills.

You have the ability to:

Apply learning theory and evidence to teaching practices.
Establish educational priorities to meet identified program, organization and learner needs.
Implement education based on changing practices (i.e. Legislation and technology).
Foster effective teaching and learning relationships.
Facilitate learning and create effective learning environments.
Collaborate with a variety of stakeholders in preparing appropriate learner environments.
Develop, utilize and evaluate clinical practice resources.
Develop and deliver teaching/learning modalities and education materials that promote evidence informed/best practice.
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Provide leadership and work direction in a coaching/mentoring role.
Work independently in an organized and self-directed manner.
Problem-solve and effectively deal with conflict situations.
Conceptualize education from a provincial to regional focus.
Utilize a wide variety of technology and software applications such as Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
Operate related equipment.
Physically perform the duties of the position.

What’s in it for you

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 more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary)
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Wage: $41.42-$50.77 per hour
Applications will be accepted until position is filled
Hours of Work: 0800-1600 / 0730-1530 Monday-Friday
Requisition # 90013

What we do

BC Cancer bccancer.bc.ca, part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.

PHSA plans, coordinates 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 is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, 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, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

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