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Provincial Health Services Authority
260-1770 W 7th Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)

Phone: 604-675-7477
Web: http://www.phsa.ca

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Registered Nurse - Surgical Suite (Operating Room)

Job ID: 55765
Job Views: 2,475
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Job Category: Nurse
Employment Type: Part time
Posted: 10-06-2017

Job Description

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.



BC Cancer Agency 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



Registered Nurse - Surgical Suite

Casual Opportunities Available

Vancouver Cancer Centre,

600 West 10th Avenue,

Vancouver, BC.


Utilizing theory-based practice, the Staff Nurse, Surgical Suite, provides perioperative care to surgical patients.



Example of Duties:

  • Provides nursing care in accordance with the Nursing Department's philosophy, conceptual framework, and standards of practice.Functions as scrub nurse/circulator/PAR nurse for operations and special procedures. Admits, transfers, or discharges patients according to Agency policies and Clinic/Nursing Department directives.
  • Functions as a member of the health team by:
    • Identifying patient needs and consulting with members of other health care disciplines as necessary.
    • Communicating patient-related information to health team members through documentation in the patient's chart and the provision of written and/or oral reports. 
    • Participating in interdisciplinary rounds.
  • Assists the patient in interpretation of the treatment plan and ensures patients and families are aware of services available at the Agency and in the community.
  • Maintains a safe environment for patients, families and staff by adhering to emergency procedures and safety policies and standards.           



Education, Training & Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
  • Graduation from an Operating Room post-diploma program preferred, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
  • Current CPR (Level C) certification 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated relevant clinical knowledge in providing intra-operative care.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply clinical knowledge in practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize patient care and set priorities.
  • Demonstrated communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with patients, the public and all levels of staff both verbally and in writing. 

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



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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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