Join the Chinook Primary Care Network Team

•Classification: Administrative Support IV
•Union: AUPE GSS
•Department: Chinook PCN Recov
•Primary Location: BLT Building
•FTE: 1.00
•Posting End Date: 28-JUL-2021
•Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
•Date Available: 07-AUG-2021
•Temporary End Date: 14-FEB-2022
•Hours per Shift: 7.75
•Length of Shift in weeks: 2
•Shifts per cycle: 10
•Shift Pattern: Days
•Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
•Minimum Salary: $25.24
•Maximum Salary: $30.68
•Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required

Your Opportunity:

The Chinook Primary Care Network (CPCN) was formed in 2005 and is one of 41 Primary Care Networks that are currently operating in the province of Alberta. Primary Care Networks represent the collaboration between local physicians and Alberta Health Services, working alongside nurses, mental health therapists, pharmacists, physiotherapists, social workers and other health professionals to meet the everyday health needs of patients in the communities. The CPCN is located in southwestern Alberta and provides care to more than 174,000 patients in 31 primary care clinics in Lethbridge, and 12 surrounding rural communities.

Description:

As an Administrative Support IV, you will require advanced administrative or specialized skills and knowledge to support complex procedures, practices and initiatives within a department or program.


Required Qualifications:

Completion of post-secondary education (e.g. course(s) in business administration, medical office assistant), or other related fields.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Strong commitment to customer satisfaction by showing a high level of tact and diplomacy while maintaining absolute confidentiality. Ability to exercise judgment, professionalism, diplomacy, and discretion when handling sensitive and confidential issues. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Must possess excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, self-motivated, and able to work in a fast paced, high demand, challenging environment with shifting priorities. Ability to work independently as well as in a team structure. Excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, with an emphasis on Word, Excel and Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications:

Working knowledge of AHS systems and processes is an asset. Knowledge of e-People and RMS System.

Please submit resume and cover letter to:  lieke.poier@ahs.ca 



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.

 

Status: Temporary – October 1, 2021 – November 28, 2022
FTE: Full-time
Department: Raymond Medical Clinic
Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 8:30-1700
Rate: to be negotiated, based on qualifications
Start Date: October 1, 2021
Posting Date: July 12, 2021
Competition Closing Date: July 30, 2021

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 their 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:

  • RN degree/bachelors required with good standing within CARNA
  • 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 their practice.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership, facilitation, and organizational skills
  • Strong willingness to work as a member of the team
  • 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 software
  • 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 (diabetes – type 1 and type 2, obesity, heart failure, hypertension)
  •  Ability to maintain patient privacy & confidentiality
  • Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support

Submit resume via email to Dr. Regan Steed at raycccrn@telus.net



Status: permanent
FTE: 0.8
Department: Fort Macleod Medical Clinic
                     744 26 St.
                     Fort Macleod Alberta T0L 0Z0
Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday 8:30-16:30
Rate: to be negotiated, based on qualifications
Start Date: as soon as possible
Posting Date:  June 7, 2021
Competition Closing Date: until suitable candidate is found

Job Description
 
This Clinical Care Coordinator position at the Fort Macleod Medical Clinic has specialized depth of knowledge in clinical practice and self-management as well as a breadth of experience in Primary Health Care, adult education, case coordination, and chronic disease management. The position requires a strong understanding and commitment to quality improvement processes, program development, teamwork, leadership, and management/integration of multiple improvement projects.  The CCC must be competent in dealing with the complexity and unpredictability of patients presenting to primary care clinics.  The CCC is active as a quality improvement and clinical practice role model, coach or mentor for other clinic staff, and is responsible to coordinate, supervise, monitor and evaluate the provision of health services. The position actively pursues personal practice excellence by participating in professional development activities, including those hosted by the CPCN.

Position Qualifications:

Ÿ Registered Nurse with an active, non-restricted license with CARNA. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Ÿ 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 their practice including but not limited to cervical cancer screening and STI testing, ear lavage and INR protocol.    
Ÿ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ÿ Strong leadership, facilitation, and organizational skills
Ÿ Demonstrates excellent clinical skills & knowledge
Ÿ Proficiency OR a willingness to develop proficiency in use of computers including: MS Office, E-mail, MS Excel, Power Point, and electronic medical record software
Ÿ Experience working with a variety of service providers in a collaborative setting
Ÿ Knowledge and skills in quality improvement and measurement an asset
Ÿ Knowledge and skills in health education for individuals and groups
Ÿ Knowledge and skills OR a willingness to develop knowledge and skills in program planning and evaluation
Ÿ Knowledge and skills OR a willingness to develop knowledge and skills in the prevention, screening, and  management of     chronic diseases
Ÿ Ability to maintain patient privacy & confidentiality  
Ÿ Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support

Submit applications via email to: shelley@fmmedicalclinic.com



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

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