• Job Opportunity - IPCP Liaison Nurse Jan 2020

    Rebecca Topping | January 7, 2020

    Job Title: In-Patient Care Program Liaison Nurse (RN)
    Reporting Structure: Camrose PCN Clinical Manager
    FTE: Casual


    The Camrose In-Patient Care Program supports community family physicians in delivering coordinated, quality rural in-patient care with the support of hospitalists and other health care providers.

    The Camrose In-Patient Care Program provides generalist inpatient medical care to patients across all five (5) units (excluding obstetrics) at Covenant Health, St. Mary’s Hospital in Camrose, Alberta. Participating hospitalists work with a multidisciplinary team including nurses, pharmacists, physical/occupational therapists, dietitians, and social workers to deliver program services. The program also provides outpatient follow-up for both attached and unattached patients and further supports unattached patients in finding a family physician.


    Reporting to the Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN) Clinical Director, the In-Patient Care Program Liaison Nurse functions as an integral member of the Camrose In-Patient Care Program team. The liaison nurse will work in collaboration with hospitalists to ensure appropriate discharge planning and case management practices are applied to hospitalist inpatients. Using clinical expertise and experience in discharge planning, the liaison nurse collaborates with physicians, patient care managers, clinical support areas, admitting/transition services and emergency, to optimally manage hospitalist patients.


    Formal Education:

    • Graduate from an approved Nursing program. Baccalaureate of Nursing considered an asset
    • Combination of experience and education will be considered


    • At minimum, 3-5 years of in-patient medical nursing experience
    • Experience working collaboratively with Hospitalist physicians an asset
    • Experience with discharge planning, case management

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

    • Strong understanding of the continuum of care from community to acute care to rehabilitation to alternate community options;
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including ability to elicit information and gain support;
    • Excellent organizational skills;
    • Excellent ability to manage multiple priorities;
    • Ability to work independently and under pressure;
    • Demonstrated excellence in working collaboratively; and
    • Strong commitment to quality patient care.

    Interested candidates may apply by email to Melissa Berg, Clinical Manager, Camrose PCN at: Melissa.berg@camrosepcn.com by January 27, 2020.

    While all responses will be appreciated and handled in strictest confidence, only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

© Camrose Primary Care Network, All Rights Reserved