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.


 

Location: (Main Office)
Chinook Primary Care Network
, (BLT Building), #200, 817 - 4th Ave. S., Lethbridge, AB

# ALB00076908

The SZ PHC Integration Lead develops and maintains strong working relationships with physicians and clinic staff in the PCN’s, as well as staff and administration from AHS and partner organizations. This individual provides facilitation, coaching, consultation and leadership in supporting evidence-informed, patient/client centred and community focused healthcare within AHS South Zone and the Primary Care Networks located in the South Zone.

For more information on this position and how to apply go to: https://careers.albertahealthservices.ca/jobs/senior-advisor-integration-lead-102563



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