Join the Chinook Primary Care Network Team


Please apply to any of the posted career opportunities through the email, address or phone number given within the post.  Do NOT call the CPCN directly.

Thank you.

 

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Palliser Medical Clinic lead physician, the Nurse Practitioner provides a patient centered approach to client care consistent with the philosophy of building a medical home where patients can access appropriate and timely health care. 

The NP will work with a multi-disciplinary team composed of physicians, nurses, behavior health clinicians, a social worker and medical office assistants within a primary care facility operated during set clinic and extended clinic hours.

The NP performs restricted activities within their scope of practice as defined by Schedule 24 of the Health Professions Act, the Registered Nurses Profession Regulations and the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA).

The NP will support the Chinook Primary Care Network mission and vision and patient centered care within a medical home. 

Major Duties and Responsbilities:

·        Provide care for a panel of patients within the clinic medical home and be able to see walk-in patients at short notice.

·        Perform advanced, focused and or comprehensive health assessments autonomously

·        Differential medical diagnosis and attention to proper documentation

·        Order, interpret and perform diagnostic tests

·        Prescribe  and refill Schedule 1 medications according to NP scope of practice

·        Make referrals and consult with specialists and other services

·        Treat complications and potential complications (including but not limited to):

·        Upper respiratory infections,

·        Urinary tract infections,

·        Confirmation of pregnancy,

·        Suturing and suture removal,

·        Cast removal,

·        Women’s health exams,

·        IUD referrals

·        Wart removal,

·        Viral infections,

·        Assessment and treatment of minor injury,

·        Mental health and addictions


Required Skills and Ability:

·        Successful completion of an approved NP program at a minimum of a Master of Nursing level or equivalent

·        Current non-restricted registration with CARNA as a NP

·        BLS certification

·        Recent clinical experience in primary care

·        Comfortable with accessing or ability to learn Med Access EMR and Netcare

·        Willingness to complete additional education and/or certifications specific to area of practice

·        Addictions and mental health experience (preferred)

·        Refugee health experience (preferred)

·        Ability to work independently and as part of a team

·        Willing to work with the Chinook Primary Care Network Mission and Vision for patient care and adhere to CPCN policies

·        Recent (within last 90 days) and clear criminal records check including vulnerable sector search prior to start date

·        Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Submit Resume to:
Dr. Rozemin Kizuk   docmom@shaw.ca 
cc to sandra@pallisermedicalclinic.com

Please Note: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Rate: To be negotiated based upon qualifications
Status: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
FTE: Full time
Posting Date: November 9, 2021
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 0830 -1700
Competition Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate selected

 
Job Description:

The Clinical Care Coordinator position combines quality improvement, program planning, and team development activities with clinic practice to support the participation of the Campbell Clinic Coaldale office in the Chinook Primary Care Network.

Position Qualifications:

  • Current licensure with CARNA
  • Minimum three years experience in a primary care, community health, outpost, and/or ambulatory care setting
  • Current certification in CPR
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership, facilitation, and organizational skills
  • Proficiency OR a willingness to develop proficiency in use of computers including: MS Office Suite, E-mail, MS Excel, PowerPoint, and electronic medical record
  • Experience working with a variety of service providers in a collaborative setting
  • Knowledge and skills in quality improvement
  • Knowledge and skills in health education for individuals and groups
  • Knowledge and skills OR a willingness to develop knowledge and skills in program planning and evaluation
  • Knowledge and skills OR a willingness to develop knowledge and skills in the prevention, screening, and management of chronic diseases

Position Responsibilities:

  • Orientate, schedule, train, supervise and evaluate clinical staff (RN’s, LPN’s, MOA’s)
  • Develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate clinic programs, protocols, procedures, and measures
  • Coordinate and monitor quality improvement activities
  • Coordinate and monitor standardization of clinic rooms, equipment, processes, etc
  • Coordinate meetings, including agenda/minute creation and distribution
  • Coordinate clinical improvement/activities with clinic staff as needed
  • Implement complex care planning/clinical planning for prioritized clinical activities
  • Completion of weekly core improvement measures and monthly reports
  • Coordinate educational opportunities for staff as directed by the supervisor
  • Work collaboratively with Chinook Primary Care Network Improvement Facilitator
  • Update public relations materials (brochures, website)
  • Other related clinical responsibilities
For further information:

  • Please contact Mr Tim Neufeld (403) 328-8101
  • For further information about the Chinook Primary Care Network: www.chinookprimarycarenetwork.ab.ca
Submit Applications To:
Mr. Tim Neufeld at tneufeld@campbellclinic.ca

Rate: To be negotiated based on qualifications
FTE: 0.8 temporary x 1 year
Department: Raymond Medical Clinic
Hours of Work: Regular Clinic Hours, Monday- Friday
Rate: To be negotiated based on qualifications
Posting Date: November 15, 2021
Start Date; December 15, 2021
Competition Closing Date: Until suitable candidate is found

Job Description/Required Qualifications:

The Raymond Medical Clinic is seeking an experienced Medical Office Assistant to work in our clinic. This individual will provide support within the family practice setting. To be successful in this position, one will need to be adaptable in working with different physicians and team members in the clinic, and have respect for a variety of cultural demographics with our patients.

 
Position Qualifications:

  • Above average communication skills, both verbal & written
  • Strong organizational & multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality
  • Good prioritization skills
  • Ability to collaborate with other multi-disciplinary team members
  • Proficiency in the use of computer & office equipment
  • Basic clinical assessment skills within scope preferred or willingness to develop knowledge and skills in basic clinical assessment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to maintain medical records within the Wolf EMR, or willingness to develop this skill
  • Schedule patients of tests and follow up appointments
  • Prepares examination rooms; select setup and maintain medical supplies and equipment for all examinations and procedures
  • As we are a shared site with the AHS Raymond hospital, up-to-date vaccinations are required, including COVID-19
Education and Experience:
  • Medical Office Assistant course preferred
  • Medical Terminology course preferred
  • High School Diploma
  • Previous clerical experience working in a medical office setting preferred

For further information:

For further information about the Chinook Primary Care Network: www.chinookprimarycarenetwork.ab.ca

Submit applications in person or via e-mail:

Kaleen Harding
raycccrn@telus.net

Status: Temp Maternity Leave 1 yr
FTE: Full Time 1.0
Hours of Work: 8:30-4:30, Monday-Friday
Rate: Starting $24 (To be negotiated based on qualifications)
Start Date: December 6, 2021
Competition Closing Date: Until Suitable Candidate Found
 
Job Description:

The Primary Care Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) supports the delivery of Primary Care Services in the family practice clinic setting. 

Position Qualifications:

  • Current CLPNA registration
  • Recent acute, community, continuing care experience.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience working to full scope of practice.
  • Current certification in CPR
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency OR a willingness to develop proficiency in use of computers including: MS Office, E-mail, and electronic medical record
  • Experience working as part of a team in a collaborative setting
  • Knowledge and skills in quality improvement
  • Knowledge and skills in health education for individuals
  • Knowledge and skills OR a willingness to develop knowledge and skills in the prevention, screening, and management of chronic diseases
  • IM/ID/SC injection certification required
  • Immunization competency required or willingness to complete

For further information:
 
Please contact Jim Seely @ Family Medical Centre for further information: 403 328 2326 ext 100

Submit Applications To:
  • Family Medical Centre, 2931 20th Avenue South ATTN: Jim Seely
  • Email – jim@familymedicalcentre.net


Director, Finance & Administration (Central Support Team)


Classification: Director
Union: Exempt
Department: Chinook PCN
Primary Location: BLT Building
Negotiable Location: Within South Zone
Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
FTE: 1.00
Posting End Date: 06-OCT-2021
Date Available: 18-OCT-2021
Temporary End Date: 31-MAR-2023
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
Rate: to be negotiated, based on qualifications

Your Opportunity:
Primary Care Networks (PCNs) are created through a trilateral Master Agreement between Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services and the Alberta Medical Association. At the local level, PCNs are Joint Ventures between groups of family physicians in a geographical area who collaborate with Alberta Health Services to provide Primary Care to the patients served by the PCN. The Chinook PCN has approximately 137 participating physicians, operating out of thirty Family Practice Clinics in Lethbridge and fourteen rural communities in southwest Alberta, providing care to over 174,000 residents. The CPCN, Director, Finance & Administration, works closely with key stakeholders to ensure financial controls and stewardship, and provide financial information to enable decision-making in support of CPCN’s overall strategy. This work is accomplished through the establishment of budget processes, variance reporting and analytical support to the leadership of the CPCN including the CPCN Executive Director, CPCN Finance and Audit Committee and the CPCN Board of Directors.

Description:
Responsible for the oversight, coordination, completion and reporting of all financial activities for the CPCN. Provides direct support and expert financial knowledge and counsel to the Chinook PCN’s Executive Director and the Chinook PCN’s Finance & Audit Committee. Provides direct supervision and is accountable for the prioritization of work performed by the Finance and Administration team, including the Senior Financial Analyst, Administrative Assistant and Communications Coordinator. Provides direction, reviews and oversees the compilation of quarterly consolidated financial statements and all reports required for submission to Alberta Health (annual budgets, annual report, mid-year report, financial portion of 3 year business plan). Completes all Senior Financial Analyst duties during their absence. Makes decisions on the development and recommendation of all financial policies to the Finance and Audit Committee, thereby strengthening the internal controls of the Network. Prepares and presents all briefing note documentation surrounding guidelines for Finance and Audit and Board of Directors, including background and proposed implementations and recommendations. Accountable for the design, implementation and ongoing maintenance of all CPCN financial processes and business systems Accountable for the development of the CPCN Financial Reporting and Management Manual, an in-depth manual provided to all directors and financial leads of the participating clinics. Reviews internal controls, document processes and controls and tests controls, reporting deficiencies and mitigating strategies, remedying any control deficiencies. Assist the CPCN Executive Director with additional operational duties as required.

Required Qualifications:
A minimum of a Baccalaureate Degree in Management/Commerce. Must possess, or must be working towards Chartered Professional Accountant designation. A minimum of 3 years of management experience in an organization of significant size, complexity and diversity. Strong analytical and interpersonal skills are required. Ability to think and act strategically and systematically and work with minimum supervision. Ability to meet defined deadlines. Demonstrated ability to manage change and create innovative solutions for complex and diverse issues. Uses strategic thinking, taking into account long-term goals, assessing options and implications. Effective communicator with strong organizational skills and client focused orientation.

Interested contractors are invited to apply by October 6, 2021.

Rate: To be negotiated based on qualifications
FTE: Casual
Start Date: ASAP
Department: Raymond Medical Clinic
Hours of Work: Regular Clinic Hours, Monday- Friday
Posting Date: November 12, 2021 
Competition Closing Date: Until suitable candidate is found
  

Job Description/Required Qualifications:

The Raymond Medical Clinic is seeking an experienced Medical Office Assistant to work in our clinic. This individual will provide support within the family practice setting. To be successful in this position, one will need to be adaptable in working with different physicians and team members in the clinic, and have respect for a variety of cultural demographics with our patients.

 
Position Qualifications:

  • Above average communication skills, both verbal & written
  • Strong organizational & multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality
  • Good prioritization skills
  • Ability to collaborate with other multi-disciplinary team members
  • Proficiency in the use of computer & office equipment
  • Basic clinical assessment skills within scope preferred or willingness to develop knowledge and skills in basic clinical assessment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to maintain medical records within the Wolf EMR, or willingness to develop this skill
  • Schedule patients of tests and follow up appointments
  • Prepares examination rooms; select setup and maintain medical supplies and equipment for all examinations and procedures
  • As we are a shared site with the AHS Raymond hospital, up-to-date vaccinations are required, including COVID-19

 
Education and Experience:

  • Medical Office Assistant course preferred
  • Medical Terminology course preferred
  • High School Diploma
  • Previous clerical experience working in a medical office setting preferred
For further information:

For further information about the Chinook Primary Care Network: www.chinookprimarycarenetwork.ab.ca

Submit applications in person to or via e-mail to:
Kaleen Harding
raycccrn@telus.net

Status: Permanent
FTE: 0.8 FTE
Department: Southgate Medical Centre
Hours: Monday-Thursday between the hours of 8:30-5:30
Rate: To be negotiated bases on qualifications
Start Date: August 16, 2021
Posting Date: June 25, 2021
Competition Closing Date: Until suitable candidate is found

Job Description/Required Qualifications: 

The Primary Care Medical Office Assistant supports the delivery of primary care services in the family practice
clinic setting.

Position Qualifications:

• Two years office and clerical experience working in a medical office setting preferred
• Current CPR certificate preferred
• Medical Office Assistant course preferred
• Medical Terminology course preferred
• Above average communication skills, both verbal & written
• Strong organizational & multi-tasking skills
• Ability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality
• Good prioritize skills
• Ability to collaborate with other multi-disciplinary team members
• Proficiency in the use of computer & office equipment
• Clinical assessment skills preferred
• Ability to work independently

Submit Applications To:

Stacy Woodruff, CCC: stacy@southgatemedical.ca


Genny Steed, Office Manager: southgatemedicalcentre@gmail.com

Southgate Medical Centre

10-15 Southgate Blvd. S, Lethbridge

Registered Nurse–Southgate Medical Centre


Site: Southgate Medical Centre, 10-15 Southgate Blvd S, Lethbridge, AB
Rate:
 To be negotiated based on qualifications
Status: Part Time (Permanent) 
Start Date: Negotiable
FTE: 0.4 FTE
Posting Date: June 25, 2021
Competition Closing Date: When suitable candidate is found
Hours of Work: Flexiable hours Monday-Friday betwee hours of 8:30am - 5:00pm

Job Description

• The Primary Care RN is a member of the interdisciplinary family practice team and supports whole person
care with emphasis on healthy living, illness prevention, health education, chronic disease management, selfmanagement
and clinical support. Consistent with the goals of Primary Health Care and Patient Medical
Home, they provide access to first level basic health care for individuals, families, groups and communities.

Position Qualifications:

• Current licensure with CARNA
• CPR certificate required, other certifications an asset
• Minimum two years experience in a primary care, community health, LTC, and/or acute care setting
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Proficiency in use of computers including MS office, e-mail, and electronic medical record
• Experience working as part of a team in a collaborative setting
• Knowledge and skills in quality improvement
• Knowledge and skills in health assessment, adult education and nursing intervention.
• Knowledge and skills or a willingness to develop knowledge and skills in the prevention, screening, and
management of chronic disease
• Preference will be given to candidates with experience working to full scope of practice
• Experience in chronic disease management an asset
• Ability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality

For further information:
Inquiries & applications are submitted to the clinic through the information below.

Submit Applications To:
Stacy Woodruff: stacy@southgatemedical.ca 
and/or Genny Steed: southgatemedicalcentre@gmail.com

10-15 Southgate Blvd S
Lethbridge, Ab T1K 6S5


Site Location: Southgate Medical Centre
Rate:   To be negotiated based on qualifications
Status: Temporary - Maternity Leave
Start Date: August 1, 2021
FTE: 1.00
Posting Date: June 25, 2021
Hours of Work: Monday- Friday between the hours of 8:30am-5:00pm
Competition Closing Date: Until Suitable Candidate is Found

Job Description

As a member of an interdisciplinary family practice team, the Primary Care Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides comprehensive
health care for patients with an emphasis on health promotion and prevention, health education, chronic disease management, and
clinical intervention. As part of the team, the LPN provides ongoing service coordination and links clients with resources.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide evidence-based nursing care within full scope of LPN practice.
• Assist with implementation of new protocols and act as resource to other staff.
• Participate in quality improvement activities.
• Participate in ongoing educational activities related to learning needs and professional issues.
• Schedule and coordinate patient referrals for tests, follow up to other disciplines, and utilizing community resources as needed.
• Serve as a patient advocate and assist patient to advocate for themselves.
• Able to cover and assist other MOA’s and/or LPN’s with clinic procedures.
• Participate in peer review as appropriate.
• Obtain and update patient histories and medical information in the EMR.
• Complete paperwork/ forms pertinent to patient care.

Position Qualifications:

• Current CLPNA registration required
• Current certification in CPR
• Knowledge and skills OR a willingness to develop knowledge and skills in quality improvement
• Knowledge and skills in OR a willingness to develop knowledge and skills health education for individuals
• Knowledge and skills OR a willingness to develop knowledge and skills in the prevention, screening, and management of chronic diseases
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Proficiency in the use of computers including: Microsoft Office and Electronic Medical Records

Submit Applications in person or via email to:
 
Stacy Woodruff, CCC: stacy@southgatemedical.ca
Genny Steed, Manager: southgatemedicalcentre@gmail.com

10-15 Southgate Blvd South, Lethbridge
40303-942-7790
stacy@southgatemedical.ca