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.


Site Location: Milk River Medical Clinic
Start Date: May 2021-possibly earlier
FTE: 5 days a week
Posting Date: Feb 22, 2021
Hours of Work: 8hrs per day

Job Description
Milk River Medical Clinic is seeking a receptionist to cover a maternity leave. 

Responsibilities to include booking appointments, greeting patients, scanning documents into the Electronic Medical Records (EMR), answer/screen/forward telephone calls. As well as, operate office equipment such as photocopiers, fax machines and scanners.  Proficiency with computers is a necessity.

Position Qualifications:

The ability to work independently and within a team, effectively managing his or her time, communication (verbal, written, and listening) skills, critical thinking skills and ability to deliver exceptional customer service are required.

Submit Applications To: or fax 403-647-3534

Licensed Practical Nurse – Southgate Medical Centre

Site Location:
Southgate Medical Centre
Start Date:
Feb. 2021
Full Time, Maternity Leave Coverage
Hours of Work:
Competition Closing Date:

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 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 & confidentiality

For further information
Inquiries and applications can be directed to Genny Steed in person or by email at

Submit Applications in
person to:
10-15 Southgate Blvd South
Lethbridge, AB


Chinook Primary Care Network Education Consultant(s)

Status: 0.5 FTE – 1.0 FTE Temporary
Department:     Chinook Primary Care Network
Hours of Work: 7.75 hrs Monday to Friday (typically but extended hours may be required)
This is a unique opportunity for one full-time (FT) or two part-time (PT) committed individuals to gain experience in the role of Education Consultant.  We have a temporary vacancy, available until November 21, 2021, which may be filled by a single individual or by two individuals who are seeking PT employment.  Applications are encouraged and accepted from those interested in either PT or FT hours. 

Reporting to the Director, Clinical & Quality Improvement, the Education Consultant supports the Chinook Primary Care Network’s Vision, Mission and strategic plan by taking a lead in promoting excellence in clinical practice.  Deployed from the Chinook Primary Care Network central office (currently working remotely due to COVID-19), the Education Consultant will create, develop, implement, and evaluate curriculum consistent with current clinical practice guidelines focused primarily on chronic disease management.  Using this curriculum as a foundation, this individual will educate all levels of staff, including RN, LPN, MOA & other allied health care providers across the Chinook PCN clinics.  This work will be achieved through positive communication & collaboration within the clinic teams and CPCN central staff. 

Job Description:

·         Provision of skill competency training i.e. assessment skills, use of equipment, performing procedures.
·         Develop/utilize teaching tools relative to adult learning principles, both in person and online.
·         Organize workshops, in services, on-site staff, group or 1:1 sessions appropriate to subject matter and staff skill set.
·         Market and promote workshop opportunities.
·         Educate & provide guidance in the development & running of group visits for patients.
·         Take a leadership role to promote a continuous learning environment within the CPCN.
·         Support and mentor clinic staff to meet competency, scope of practice standards and assist in their professional development.
·         Coordinate educational session in partnership with the Clinical Care Coordinators.
·         Act as a support to clinic staff to find, produce and share patient and health care professional resources.
·         Utilize a variety of methodologies to assist with and coordinate relevant team development activities at clinic staff retreats as needed.
·         Other education responsibilities as required.

Education / Required Qualifications:

·         Minimum of Baccalaureate degree in Nursing or equivalent experience
·         Minimum 3-5 years of experience in clinical education required
·         Independent with a high level of confidence & capable of effectively working with physicians, clinic staff, and AHS employees
·         Proven ability to apply adult learning principles to interactions with individuals and groups, including via virtual platforms
·         Proven ability to market and promote educational opportunities
·         Current unrestricted registration with CARNA or appropriate professional college required.
·         Demonstrates excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
·         Demonstrates strong problem solving and leadership skills.
·         Must have a keen willingness to be a team player and collaborate closely with colleagues
·         Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, self-motivated and flexible in work schedule
·         Excellent computer skills including: knowledge of MS Office Suite, Microsoft Outlook, Mailchimp, and Content Management Systems
·         Demonstrated initiative to maintain and improve professional growth and development as well as modeling this to others.
·         Frequent travel to clinics, rural communities & AHS facilities will be required.

Submit Applications to: Nolan Schaaf at: