BC Cancer: Clinical Trials Nurse Coordinator

Open until filled
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Internal / External
External to BC AHSN
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Full time
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Clinical Trials Nurse Coordinator
BC Cancer, Kelowna, $43.09 to $52.82 per hour

What you'll do

• Perform nursing procedures required by the applicable study such as breast exams, venipuncture, subcutaneous injections and measurement of lesions. Provide teaching and counseling for patients and their families regarding protocols, symptom management, disease preventative measures, and general health management.
• Teach patients and/or families self-care activities designated in the protocol, such as medication self-injection, side-effect management, and breast self-examination.
• Provide the communication link between patient, family and the patient care team and Make referrals to other allied health professionals as appropriate.
• Advise/teach nursing staff in clinic and treatment areas on a variety of issues including specialized theory and practice related to clinical trials.
• Coordinate the treatment programs of clinical trial patients, in collaboration with other members of the Clinical Trials Team, by preparing sample preprinted orders that reflect the patient care process and clinical trial requirements.
• Ensure necessary planning for care has been coordinated with internal providers such as Radiation Therapy Process, Systemic Therapy Process, and Diagnostic Imaging
• Monitor, assess, document and report to the Principal Investigator and sponsor as appropriate and at required intervals the patient’s response to and compliance with the protocol as well as the patient’s on-going progress.
• Participate in the evaluation, planning, and implementation of clinical trials protocols by reviewing protocols and providing input on resource impact and patient care issues. Comment on consent forms prepared by physicians. Provide input in the development of clinical trial budgets. 

What you bring

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM).
• Two (2) years of recent related clinical nursing experience or an equivalent combination of education training and experience.
• Certifications such as Oncology Nurse Certification and Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) or Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) Clinical Research Associate/Coordinator Certification preferred

What you have

• Relevant clinical research knowledge.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Organize work and set priorities.
• Work independently.
• Operate related equipment.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.

Need more information? Contact Gurdeep Gill at ggill@phsa.ca.

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 (12) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
• Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary) 
• Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Regular, Full-Time
Wage: $43.09 to $52.82 per hour
399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5L3 
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Monday - Friday; 0900-1700
Requisition Number:110903

What we do

BC Cancer bccancer.bc.ca provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.

Provincial Health Services Authority (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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