• Employment Opportunity - LPN

    Camrose PCN | October 7, 2021

    In-Clinic Health Coach - Nurse

    Location:  Daysland & Forestburg


    Position:  Part-time, Permanent

    Schedule:  2 weekdays, approx. 13.5 h/week

    Start Date:  As soon as suitable candidate found

    Posting Closure:  October 29, 2021 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.


    - 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 is 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 behaviours 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 be 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.
    - Self-motivated and 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

    Please note that only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.  We thank all other candidates for their interest.

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