Join the Chinook Primary Care Network Team

Career opportunities available in the CPCN Network:

Licensed Practical Nurse


Status: Temporary with possibility of permanent
FTE: Full time
Hours of Work: Mon-Thursday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.  Friday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Rate: Negotiable based on experience and qualifications.
Start Date: March
Posting Date: Feb. 5, 2018
Competition Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate is 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 

  • Ability to maintain patient privacy & confidentiality


Please bring resume directly into the Dahl Clinic, 14 South, 1st St. West, Magrath, Alberta



Clinical Care Coordinator


Lethbridge Medical Clinic
517 6th Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta

Status: Permanent Full Time 
FTE: 1.0
Department:  Lethbridge Medical Clinic
Hours of Work: Monday- Friday 7:30 am - 5:00 p.m.
Rate:  To be negotiated based on qualifications
Start Date: ASAP
Posting Date:   January 29, 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


 Submit applications via email to: Elizabeth.demaere@albertahealthservices.ca 



Medical Office Assistant


Palliser Medical Clinic
210 - 740 4th Ave. South
Lethbridge, AB    T1J 0N9


Employee Status:  Full Time
Reporting To: Clinical Care Coordinator

Date Available: ASAP
Rate of Pay: To commensurate with qualifications and experience

FTE: 1.0
Competition Closing Date: Once Filled
Hours of Work: M-F:08:00–17:00/08:30-17:30 (Occasionally off early on Fridays)


Responsibilities:


The Primary Care Medical Office Assistant supports the delivery of primary care services in the family practice clinic setting and assists the Clinical Care Coordinator and Physician by:



  • Gathering statistical information for chronic disease/clinical indicator reporting

  • Rooming patients and assisting the physician

  • Gathering statistical information for primary care measurements (supply, demand, activity, etc

  • Performing tasks related to chronic disease care management: phone call reminders, assisting in group visits

  • Performing any other tasks deemed appropriate 


Qualifications Education and Experience:



  • Current CPR certificate preferred

  • Medical Office Assistant course preferred

  • Medical Office Assistant experience REQUIRED

  • Above average communication skills, both verbal & written

  • Strong multi-tasking skills Impeccable organization 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 (especially Electronic Medical Record; MedAccess preferred)

  • Ability to work independently Problem-solving skills essential

  • Able to give and receive constructive feedback in a professional manner

  • Flexible with an ever-changing and ever-improving work atmosphere


For further information please contact: Crystal Irving @ 403-381-1013