Northern Health

British Columbia
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Community Cancer Services Nurse - Smithers (Casual)

Mar 20, 2017
$32.77 - $43.02
Smithers, British Columbia
Entry Level

Position Summary

The Community Cancer Services Nurse is responsible for administering chemotherapy and providing oncology related care to the community oncology program. This nurse provides a link between the Health Council and the BC Cancer Agency. The nurse functions under the general direction of the Director of Patient Care Services.


  • Graduate of an approved school nursing.
  • Current practicing registration with College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia.
  • Post-basic course in oncology nursing or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the employer.
  • Chemotherapy certified.


Smithers is located in the picturesque Bulkley Valley surrounded by three mountain ranges which provide a backdrop for the town's Alpine setting. The main industries include forestry, tourism, transportation and agriculture. Smithers offers affordable housing and natural splendor that support a balanced lifestyle. Smithers offers golf courses, swimming, curling and skating rinks, fitness trails, mountain biking, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, horseback riding, river rafting, snowmobiling, and waterskiing. The population of Smithers is approximately 5,414. There are three elementary schools, one secondary school and one alternate format school for grades 9 -12.