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
Pay Rate: $22.23/hr
Casual (0.01 FTE)
Start Date: December 18, 2017
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. Under the general supervision of the Process Leaders, Radiation Therapy and Systemic Therapy, Vancouver Island Cancer Centre, performs a variety of clerical duties such as booking appointments, processing doctors’ orders and requisitions, reception and chart preparation.
1.Processes written doctors’ orders by:
a.Completing requisitions for tests or services.
b.Using the multi-resource scheduling system to book tests or services with the appropriate departments, rebooking if absence of doctor requires this; booking return appointments.
c.Booking special clinic appointments, conferences and consultations.
d.Distributing appointment lists and completing and forwarding documentation according to procedure.
e.Recording booking information via computer terminal.
2.Gathers relevant patient information for clinic appointments by:
a.Requesting charts from Patient Information Management requesting x-rays and charts as necessary.
b.Requesting reports, slides and films from outside doctors, hospitals, clinics and diagnostic labs.
3.Acts as a receptionist by directing patients, visitors and staff to the appropriate areas. Answers the telephone and when appropriate, responds to routine inquiries; relays verbal and written messages.
4.Arranges for escort services, portering and delivery of services as required.
5.Maintains and updates patient master file e.g. recording all booking information according to current status of patient.
6. Maintains a stock of stationary supplies in work area. Requests stock replenishment as necessary.
7.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 year’s recent, related experience 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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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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