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The BC Cancer Agency is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer Agency provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia in partnership with regional health authorities to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer. 



BCCA is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC.  PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence.  These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.



BC Cancer Agency 

Vancouver Cancer Centre

Ambulatory Care- Chemotherapy/ Daycare


Pay Rate: $21.82/Hour

Casual (0.01 FTE)

Reference # 50520

Vancouver BC


In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position. The Clerk, Chemotherapy/Daycare performs a variety of clerical duties such as reception, booking appointments, and processing doctor's orders and requisitions




1. Performs receptionist functions such as directing patients, visitors and staff to the appropriate areas, answering incoming telephone calls and responding to enquiries by providing information (ie. patient appointment times) or relaying verbal and written messages to the appropriate staff members. 

2.Processes written doctors' orders which includes: 

a.Completing requisitions for tests or services. 
b.Using the multi-resource scheduling system to book tests or services with the appropriate departments; books return appointments. 
c.Booking special clinic appointments such as consultations and operating room procedures. 
d.Completing and forwarding documentation according to procedure, such as billings for special clinics. 
e.Recording all booking information via computer terminal. 
f.Reviewing chemotherapy wait-list daily, booking appointments and notifying patients of their appointments. 

3.Requests patient charts from the Health Records department in preparation for chemotherapy and daycare appointments. 

4.Shows patients to treatment rooms; arranges for escort services, delivery of meals and snacks, and other services when requested by a nurse. 

5.Maintains stock of stationery supplies by performing duties such as completing requisitions for the Clinical Nurse Leader’s signature and stocking rooms with appropriate equipment. 

6.Records and tallies treatment and other related statistics from computer lists as requested. 

7.Delivers charts and drugs, and escorts patients to treatment and other areas as requested. 

8.Maintains timekeeping records for regular and relief staff and submits/enters to payroll systems as required. Receives and processes requests such as vacation, leave of absence and terminations by preparing necessary documentation and forwarding to appropriate authority for approval. 

9.Performs other related duties as required.




Education, Training and Experience 

Grade 12, medical terminology and graduation from a recognized Nursing Unit Clerk Program plus one (1) year's recent related or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

Skills and Abilities 

•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 keyboard 40 w.p.m 
•Ability to organize work. 
•Ability to operate related equipment. 
•Ability to utilize a variety of computer software applications


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