Join the Chinook Primary Care Network Team

Career opportunities available within the CPCN clinics.

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.


 

Haig Clinic, Lethbridge, Alberta


Job Description:


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

Status: Full time
Start Date: Immediately
Posting Date: October 12, 2018
Hours of Work: 7.5 hours/day
Competition Closing Date: When position is filled

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 the use of computers including MS Office, Email, 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

  • Ability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality


For further information:
Inquiries and applications are typically submitted to the Clinic Manager by mail/email.


Submit applications to: Joselynn.wutke@haigclinic.com


 




Position: Primary Health Care Integration Lead


Location: Chinook Primary Care Network, (BLT Building), #200, 817 - 4th Ave. S., Lethbridge, AB  
FTE: 0.5 (negotiable)
Date Available: As soon as possible
Position End Date: March 31, 2019
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided

Description:


Would you love a chance to apply your clinical experience to strengthening our primary health care system?  Chinook Primary Care Network is currently recruiting for a part-time, temporary Integration Lead to work with our clinics in strengthening patient care processes and systems.  If the health care system has ever frustrated you in your career, this is a chance to work at a process and systems level to help with quality improvement initiatives. 

Required Qualifications:


Baccalaureate dress in health sciences, nursing or medicine, social sciences required. Minimum 5 years of recent clinical and/or administrative healthcare experience required. Minimum 2-3 years' experience in leading and/or participating in quality improvement processes, required. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required. Demonstrated effectiveness in building partnerships between health professionals, patients/families and community groups/programs/services in diverse communities.

Additional Required Qualifications:



  • Demonstrates an awareness of cultural diversity and safety. 

  • Ability to collect, monitor, and analyze data for use in decision making, planning, execution, and evaluation. 

  • Demonstrate that measures are integral to inform practice changes. 

  • Excellent organization skills and ability to work independently and interdependently. 

  • Display initiative and maintain effective interpersonal relationships. 

  • Self-directed with strong critical thinking skills and ability to problem-solve. 

  • Skill in balancing diverse and occasionally conflicting stakeholder interests. 

  • Influential skills, client focused orientation, and commitment to providing quality services.

  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office Suite, MS Outlook, and the ability to learn about clinic electronic medical records. 

  • Assist and work directly with teams in the development of optimal interdisciplinary team function strengthen relationships and processes through care coordination and integration between primary, specialty, community and acute care services. 

  • Clinical Expertise within primary care. Work in quality improvement and AIM within primary care preferred.


Preferred Qualifications:



  • Experience working with family physicians in both rural and urban community settings. 

  • Demonstrates an awareness of the environment and culture of primary care and integration and gets involved on the possible solutions and frontline implementation and support of same. 

  • Minimum 3 years' experience and skills in team development, group facilitation & change management techniques within a multi stakeholder environment. 

  • Experience with and understanding of Primary Health Care and system integration.



To apply: Send you resume and cover letter to Steve Pedersen at steve.pedersen@ahs.ca  

Location:
Raymond Medical Clinic,
150 N. - 4th St. East
Raymond AB  T0K 2S0
P:  403-752-3337
F:  403-752-4967

Status: Permanent
Start Date: Flexible- October ‘18
FTE: Full-time
Posting Date: Sept 17, 2018
Competition Closing Date: Sept 28, 2018

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, self-management 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 License with The College of Registered  Nurses of Alberta (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

For further information:
Inquiries & applications are submitted to the clinic through
Raymond Medical Clinic, Dr. Regan Steed

Email:  raycccrn@telus.net



Position: Clinical Care Coordinator (CCC)


Location: Southgate Medical Centre, 10 - 15 Southgate Blvd. S., Lethbridge, AB
Status: Full time – Permanent
FTE: 0.8-1.0 (negotiable)
Department: Clinical Care Coordinator - Nursing
Hours of Work: Monday- Friday 0830-1730
Rate: To be negotiated based on qualifications
Start Date: As soon as possible
Posting Date: Oct. 1, 2018
Competition Closing Date: Until suitable candidate is found

Job Description:


The Clinical Care Coordinator role combines quality improvement, program planning, and team development activities within a clinic environment to support the participation of the family practice clinic in the Chinook Primary Care Network.
The Clinical Care Coordinator will also provide basic health care within the scope of nursing practice for individuals, families, groups and communities. Working with other team members, the Primary Care Nurse provides comprehensive health care with an emphasis on healthy living, illness prevention, health education, chronic disease management, and clinical intervention.

Position Qualifications: 



  • Baccalaureate degree preferred and current licensure with CARNA in good standing.

  • Minimum three years’ experience in a primary care, community health, LTC, and/or ambulatory care setting. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working to full scope of practice.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong leadership, facilitation, and organizational skills

  • Demonstrates excellent clinical skills & knowledge

  • Proficiency OR a willingness to develop proficiency in use of computers including: MS Office, 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 and measurement an asset

  • 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

  • Ability to maintain patient privacy & confidentiality

  • Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support


To apply for this position:
Submit Applications in person to Genny Steed at 10- 15 Southgate Blvd. S., Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 6S5
or email to LizDemaere: elizabeth.demaere@ahs.ca