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    Camrose PCN | September 20, 2022

    Registered Nurse

    Location:  Camrose

    FTE:  Casual           

    Start Date: As soon as suitable candidate found

    About the Camrose Primary Care Network

    The Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN) serves the community as partners in health, with a vision of providing excellence in patient care through collaboration, cooperation & multidisciplinary teamwork.

    The Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN) seeks a driven, experienced, and skilled Registered Nurse to provide patient centered care to full scope of practice in the geriatric assessment clinic, in-patient care program, and Home to Hospital to Home (H2H2H) program.

    This is your opportunity to work alongside a multi-disciplinary team made up of nurses, mental health professionals, physicians, and allied healthcare providers, to positively impact lives through outcome driven, evidence-based care. In addition, your high level of confidence and competency is essential when collaborating with external stakeholders to support sustainable process changes to meet the needs of patients in our community. This position will take place in various locations.

    Qualifications: 

    You have a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing or equivalent; current CARNA Registration, proficiency in use of computers; geriatric assessment skills and experience in primary care nursing/case management; three years nursing experience; demonstrated ability and willingness to work in an unstructured and dynamic environment that requires flexibility and balancing of competing priorities; ability to develop new skills and apply theory into practice; and an enthusiastic, can-do attitude.

    Formal Education and Additional Certifications:

    Baccalaureate degree in Nursing or equivalent.
    Full licensed and in good standing with CARNA.
    Current BCLS certification for health care providers.
    Non-violent crisis intervention training an asset.
    Must have a recent (within the past three months) criminal record check/police information check (including vulnerable sector search) prior to the first day of hire.
    Valid driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle required.

    Experience and Skills Required:

    3 or more years of nursing experience.
    Experience with geriatric population.
    Experience working within a multidisciplinary care team model.
    Must have excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and experience with electronic medical record (EMR) documentation.
    Awareness of routes to access health resources for geriatric patients.
    Ability to be self-directed member of a multidisciplinary team who provides holistic patient care based on advanced clinical knowledge and skills using independent and collaborative problem solving and decision-making techniques.
    Demonstrates good organizational skills in coordinating plan of care for individuals with other team members.
    Ability to follow and adhere to Camrose Primary Care Network procedures, guidelines, goals, and objectives, and confidentiality policies.

    Core Competencies:

    Self-motivated to work autonomously to full scope of practice.
    Strong communication skills.
    Ability to recognize and resolve conflicts.
    Demonstrated high level critical thinking and decision-making skills.
    Excellent time management skills.
    Expertise in clinical guidelines.
    Ability to manage a varied caseload.

    Salary: Remuneration based on education and experience with a range of $36.86-$48.37/hour.

    Reporting Structure: Direct - Clinical Manager

    Apply:  Please submit your resume and cover letter to: jtomaszewski@peakstoprairiespcn.com

    Camrose PCN is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires the following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

    Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with CPCN.

    COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. 

    We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Camrose PCN is committed to providing high quality client-centered care by attracting, engaging, and developing an inclusive workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves. Diversity at Camrose Primary Care Network means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected, and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths.

     

    Executive Director

    FTE:  Permanent Full-Time

    Location:  Camrose, AB

    Salary Range:  $81,550 - $139,750

    Primary Care Networks

    Primary Care Networks (PCNs) are not-for-profit organizations and collaborations between local physician groups and Alberta Health Services to enhance comprehensive primary care services in a geographic area. The Camrose PCN (CPCN) was established in 2008 and currently employs 30 staff to assist over 45 Family Physicians and 2 Nurse Practitioners working in 7 clinics to deliver primary care services in Bashaw, Camrose, Daysland, and Forestburg, as well as the smaller communities in between. Our vision is to provide excellence in patient care through collaboration, cooperation & multidisciplinary teamwork.

    The Position

    The Executive Director is the senior executive officer of the PCN. The Executive Director is responsible and accountable for leading the operational team in the planning, delivery and evaluation of PCN programs and services in support of the vision, mission and Business Plan of the PCN. The Executive Director will develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders and leaders in order to provide operational leadership and oversee all related programs and services. The Executive Director establishes and maintains positive relationships with key local, provincial and national representatives and health care stakeholders including government departments and officials.

    Key Responsibilities of the Executive Director Include:

    Implementation and operationalization of the business plan through the PCN,
    Extensive collaboration with joint partners and other key stakeholders within the PCN and across the Zone, 
    Leading the process of development and management of the PCN budget, 
    Service program planning, implementation, and evaluation,
    Development and support of quality assurance and risk management strategies and,
    Management of a multidisciplinary team of professionals and support staff.

    Qualifications:

    The candidate should have proven strategic thinking, leadership, and business acumen, together with experience in system-level thinking, consensus building and conflict resolution.
    Five or more years of leadership and management experience, demonstrating advancement in responsibility preferred, ten or more years is an asset.
    Five or more years recent experience at various levels of the Alberta health care system is preferred, ten or more years is an asset.
    Graduate degree/education in a health-related field is preferred.
    Experience in board relationships, business operations, information technology, project/change management, financial management, data analytics, human resources, communication and relationship building is preferred.  
    A demonstrated background of building high-performing multidisciplinary teams and managing multiple stakeholder relationships will be regarded highly.

    Interested candidates are invited to send a resume and letter of interest to officerecruitment@albertadoctors.org by Thursday, Sept 15th, 2022; please use “Camrose PCN Leadership Application” as the subject line.

    In addition, your letter of interest should answer the following in 300 words or less:

    Please tell us why you are interested in the Executive Director role at the Camrose Primary Care Network, and why at this point in your career? When answering this question please focus on how your values, experience, and education align with the key skills and competencies required for this role.

     

    Medical Office Assistant

    Location: Camrose, AB

    FTE: Permanent 0.8 FTE

    Start Date:  As soon as suitable candidate found

    About the Camrose Primary Care Network

    The Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN) serves the community as partners in health, with a vision of providing excellence in patient care through collaboration, cooperation & multidisciplinary teamwork.

    The Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN) seeks a driven, experienced, and skilled Medical Office Assistant (MOA) to provide administrative support for the delivery of primary care services for Camrose PCN patients.  The MOA performs to full scope of practice, as required and functions as an effective member of the multidisciplinary team.  Responsibilities include maintaining electronic medical records, email, and filing; completing and maintaining forms and referrals to specialists; transcription and clerical support.

    Formal Education, Experience, Knowledge, and Skills

    High awareness of the programs and services available in the community is essential;
    Demonstrate knowledge/expertise at an advanced level with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Calendar, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint);
    Grade 12 education or equivalent is required;
    MAYMedical terminology is essential;
    Knowledge of clinical procedures and transcription an asset;
    Knowledge of EMR’s and Alberta NetCare an asset;
    Medical Office Administration Diploma an asset;
    A minimum five-year experience in a medical setting, particularly in community health, is an asset; and
    Specialist/program referral experience an asset

    Core Competencies:

    Time management and organizational skills.
    Self-motivated to work autonomously to full scope of practice, in fast paced, changing, unique environments.
    Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    Critical thinking, decision-making and assessment skills.

    Salary: Remuneration based on education and experience with a range of $20.42-$24.82/hour.

    Apply:  Please submit your resume and cover letter to: jtomaszewski@peakstoprairiespcn.com

    Camrose PCN is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires the following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

    Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with CPCN.

    COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. 

    We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Camrose PCN is committed to providing high quality client-centered care by attracting, engaging, and developing an inclusive workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves. Diversity at Camrose Primary Care Network means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected, and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths.

     

     

    In-Clinic Health Coach

    Location:  Daysland, Forestburg & Camrose - Gemini Clinic

    Position: Part-time, Permanent (0.7FTE)

    Schedule: Weekdays – alternating between 3 days and 4 days of work weekly

    Start Date: As soon as suitable candidate found

    Posting Closure:  June 15th or until suitable candidate found

    The In Clinic Health Coach Nurse supports the delivery of Primary Care Services in the family practice clinic setting. The Health Coach uses the nursing process as a member of, and in collaboration with family physicians and potentially other healthcare professionals in the delivery of consistent quality care to meet the needs of the patients.

    Qualifications:

    • A graduate from an approved Licensed Practical Nurse program with current and active registration with CLPNA.
    • A minimum of three years’ nursing experience within a complex primary care or community setting preferred.
    • Possess the ability to work in a fast-paced environment requiring flexibility, balancing of competing priorities and  willingness to work collaboratively.
    • Current BCLS certification for healthcare providers is required.
    • Upon hire must have a recent criminal record check.
    • A valid driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle is required.

    Key Responsibilities & Duties

    The LPN Health Coach provides health teaching, addressing topics such as healthy lifestyle, risk reduction behaviors and preventative self-care as it relates to chronic illness and antepartum care.

    • Chronic illness (Diabetes, COPD, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, Basic Nutrition & Physical Activity) assessment, education, care plan development and follow-up including referral to other health care and/or community providers as appropriate. Application of health change behavior methodology in caring for patients and to set and achieve SMART goals.
    • Clinical encounters or health related tasks may include such things as assistance with procedures, dressing application, injection services, driver’s medical preparation, extended scope of competency skills such as venipuncture, ear syringing etc. as determined by physician clinic needs.
    • Proactive preparation and assistance of patient screening and prevention as guided by Alberta Screening and Prevention (ASaP) Program.
    • Delivery of antepartum care which includes teaching and supportive care in alignment with SOGC guidelines during first and second trimester. May include but not limited to the initiation of the prenatal record, review of medical history, help coordinate routine blood work and ultrasounds, completion of antepartum depression screening. Assistance with referral for consultative care to other multi-disciplinary team members
    • Additional responsibilities include basic panel management and electronic data support to help meet the PCN’s reporting requirements. This includes utilization of the electronic medical record (EMR) to set up, monitor and evaluate screening and prevention measurements. As well as identification of patients for recall and/or education related to their chronic condition or screening which is due.

    Core Competencies:

    • Clear communication, critical thinking, and organizational skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal and team skills.
    • Takes initiative and has a desire to work to full scope of practice.
    • Proficient use of computers.
    • Expertise in clinical guidelines.
    • Knowledge of modes of client care, with emphasis on interdisciplinary team approaches.
    • Ability to manage a varied patient caseload.

    Salary: Remuneration based on education and experience with a range of $26.45-34.63/hour.

    Reporting Structure: Direct - Clinical Manager

    Apply:  Please submit your resume and cover letter to: jtomaszewski@peakstoprairiespcn.com

    Camrose PCN is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires the following be provided prior to your first day of work:

    Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with CPCN.

    COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine.

    We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Camrose PCN is committed to providing high quality client-centered care by attracting, engaging, and developing an inclusive workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves. Diversity at Camrose Primary Care Network means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected, and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths.

     

    Nurse Practitioner, Rural Primary Care

    Location:  Camrose, AB

    FTE:  0.6 - 1.0 FTE, Permanent           

    Start Date: As soon as suitable candidate found

     

    About the Camrose Primary Care Network

    The Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN) serves the community as partners in health, with a vision of providing excellence in patient care through collaboration, cooperation & multidisciplinary teamwork.

    The Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN) seeks a driven, experienced, and skilled Nurse Practitioner to provide patient centered care to full scope of practice, with a focus on vulnerable populations (such as but not limited to youth mental health and women’s health), complex patients and those without connection to a primary care provider/family physician. The NP will be a key person in supporting the Patient’s Medical Home model of care at CPCN.

    This is your opportunity to work alongside a multi-disciplinary team made up of nurses, mental health professionals, physicians, and allied healthcare providers, to positively impact lives through outcome driven, evidence-based care. In addition, your high level of confidence and competency is essential when collaborating with external stakeholders to support sustainable process changes to meet the needs of all residents in our community. This position may be based from a variety of community settings such as Physician clinics, PCN offices and other local community agencies. Hours of work may include weekdays, evenings and/or occasional weekends.

    Qualifications: 

    A Nurse Practitioner with current and active registration, enrolled with CARNA extended practice roster, and must be licensed to work with family/all ages of patient populations. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a community setting with a focus on primary care services, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment requiring flexibility, balancing of competing priorities and a willingness to work collaboratively. The capacity to develop new skills and apply theory into practice is valued in your aptitude for aiding in program development. The role requires a constructive, empathetic, and respectful approach to interactions with both patients and colleagues.

    Formal Education and Additional Certifications:

    Master’s degree in nursing, with Nurse Practitioner certification.
    Full licensed and in good standing with CARNA.
    Current BCLS certification for health care providers.
    Women’s health an asset.
    Non-violent crisis intervention training an asset.
    Must have a recent (within the past three months) criminal record check/police information check (including vulnerable sector search) prior to the first day of hire.
    Valid driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle required.

    Experience and Skills Required:

    3 or more years of nursing experience, preferably in a rural primary care setting.
    Experience of working in a walk-in medical clinic, as well as women’s health is an asset.
    Experience with various vulnerable populations
    Experience working within a multidisciplinary care team model.
    An understanding of Harm Reduction, Population Health principles and health behaviour change methods (e.g., Motivational Interviewing). Comfortable working with Vulnerable populations in a variety of settings including but not limited to less traditional health care environments.
    Knowledge of and interest in principles of a population-needs based approach, primary care, primary health care and the medical home model is an asset.
    Must have excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and experience with electronic medical record (EMR) documentation.
    Awareness of routes to access health resources for at risk and vulnerable populations.
    Ability to be self-directed member of a multidisciplinary team who provides holistic patient care based on advanced clinical knowledge and skills using independent and collaborative problem solving and decision-making techniques.
    Demonstrates good organizational skills in coordinating plan of care for individuals with other team members.
    Ability to follow and adhere to Camrose Primary Care Network procedures, guidelines, goals, and objectives, and confidentiality policies.

    Core Competencies:

    Self-motivated to work autonomously to full scope of practice.
    Strong communication skills.
    Ability to recognize and resolve conflicts.
    Demonstrated high level critical thinking and decision-making skills.
    Excellent time management skills.
    Expertise in clinical guidelines.
    Ability to manage a varied caseload.

     

    Salary: Remuneration based on education and experience with a range of $48.45-63.15/hour.

    Reporting Structure: Direct - Clinical Manager

    Apply:  Please submit your resume and cover letter to: jtomaszewski@peakstoprairiespcn.com

     

    Camrose PCN is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires the following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

    Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with CPCN.

    COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine.

    We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Camrose PCN is committed to providing high quality client-centered care by attracting, engaging, and developing an inclusive workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves. Diversity at Camrose Primary Care Network means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected, and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths.

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