BC Cancer Prince George: Project Coordinator

Open until filled
Internal / External
External to BC AHSN
Job type
Full time
Northern Health Region
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Project Coordinator

BC Cancer Agency

Prince George, BC 

The Project Coordinator works within an interdisciplinary team and is responsible for the coordination of multiple clinical trials at the Clinical Trials Unit. They collaborate closely with the Qualified Investigator/Principal Investigator and ensure that the objectives of the clinical trials are met. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to enrolling patients on to trials, coordinating data capture activities and reporting data.

What you’ll do

  • Monitor and coordinate the execution of projects, ensuring that they adhere to project protocols, that they conform to applicable institutional policies, and that they are completed within the required timelines.
  • Identify, collect, and analyze relevant information relating to current projects, and provide input and recommendations to the project team for development, implementation, analysis, dissemination of findings, and policy/practice implications.
  • Actively support the management and facilitation of time-limited projects and programs to identify best strategies and activities for team members and other stakeholders, including identifying appropriate staff and assisting them to access and utilize appropriate project management tools and resources.
  • Coordinate and arrange project team meetings in consideration of urgency and nature of the subject matter. Prepare documents including presentation, spreadsheets, correspondence, meeting minutes and reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Present project updates to internal stakeholder groups, external agencies, organizations, and other stakeholders. Develop communication plans and assist with the dissemination of information and knowledge related to projects and key initiatives through a variety of mediums.
  • Monitor period, quarterly, mid-year and year-end budget expenditures and report variances. Gather and summarizes financial information related to assigned projects for submission to the project lead and sponsor.
  • In collaboration with Project Manager and/or Director, coordinate the implementation of approved recommendations resulting from previous projects, research, best practice, and policy reviews.

What you bring

  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Health or Social Sciences plus a five (5) years in a related research assistant, project coordinator, or policy analyst role in a health, social services, government, or community organization.
  • Knowledge of quality improvement and clinical practices relevant to the service/program area.
  • Understanding of and practical skills in project coordination/management, research and evaluation; relevant computer software applications; training and facilitation. 
  • Related experience in conducting literature searches and reviews, best practice reviews, working collaboratively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholder groups. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including conflict management and consensus building; excellent oral and written communications skills.

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 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 (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Job type Temporary, Full-Time until 11/01/2022

Location 1215 Lethbridge Street, Prince George

Work days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Hours of work 0730-1530, 0800-1600, 0830-1630, or as operationally required

Reference number #115914

What we do

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

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages 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, 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, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.