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BC Cancer 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 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.

 

BC Cancer 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

 

Licensed Practical Nurse - Centre for the Southern Interior

Casual 

Wage: $25.56 to $28.23 per hour

Work Days: Monday - Friday 

Work Hours: 0730-1530, 0800-1600, 0830-1630, 0900-1700

BC Cancer 

399 Royal Avenue,

Kelowna, BC

 

Working under the direction of a Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse performs a variety of nursing procedures and provides personal care to patients in areas such as Radiation Therapy, Systemic Therapy and In-Patient Nursing units.  Duties and responsibilities include preparing patients for examination(s), preparing examining rooms, assisting with patient physical examinations, performing nursing procedures such as catheterizations and sterile dressings, maintaining related instruments and equipment, assisting with activities of daily living and performing related clerical duties.

 

Qualifications: 

 

Education, Training and Experience 

  • Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Current full practicing licensure with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of BC (CLPNBC) 

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 organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment. 

For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit: http://careers.phsa.ca

 

For more information on the agency that you are interested in, please visit: www.bccancer.bc.ca

 

The PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

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