Employment / Volunteer Opportunities
CAMROSE PRIMARY CARE NETWORK – Health Coach (LPN)Location: Daysland & Forestburg, Alberta
Number of Positions: 1 casual
Vision: The Camrose Primary Care Network supports family physicians in delivering coordinated, quality rural primary care with the support of other health professionals and enhances the physicians’ capacity and quality of life.
What does quality primary care mean to you? For the Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN), it’s about providing greater access to primary care for an increased number of residents living in the Camrose and surrounding area. If this is in-line with your values, an opportunity as a Health Coach is waiting for you.
As a Camrose PCN Health Coach, you will be working within physician clinics as a team member providing comprehensive primary care services to their patients. As a contributing team member, you will liaise with family physicians, nurses, healthcare professionals, patients and community stakeholders to enhance the patient’s primary care experience, improving clinical outcomes and ultimately the patient’s health and quality of life. Your role will also ensure timely patient referral to appropriate primary care programs and services in response to identified patient needs, issues and concerns. You will also contribute to increasing efficiency in the family physician’s office.
Working within a multi-disciplinary team committed to comprehensive primary care requires you to focus on providing expert clinical care to manage the primary care needs of individuals and families in the Daysland and Forestburg communities. The successful candidate will therefore have advanced knowledge and decision-making skills in assessment, diagnosis and clinical management.
Qualifications: A Licensed Practical Nurse with expertise in the clinical environment of primary care and current active registration with an applicable licensing body. Recent formal/informal education and experience in the areas of prevention, chronic disease management, health assessment, client self management and leadership is highly desirable.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until a suitable candidate is found.
Please forward a copy of your resume and cover letter to:
Melissa Berg, Clinical Manager, Camrose PCN
Suite 4 Edgeworth Centre
4512 - 53 Street
Camrose, Alberta T4V 4E3
IPCP Liaison Nurse
Job Title: In-Patient Care Program Liaison Nurse (RN)
Reporting Structure: Camrose PCN Clinical Manager
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
QUALIFICATIONS/FORMAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING
- 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.email@example.com.
Please note: The Camrose PCN thanks all interested applicants in advance however only suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.