• Health Coach Opportunity

    Camrose PCN | January 26, 2021

    Job Opportunity - Health Coach

    Position:              Health Coach – Chronic Disease Management 

    Organization:    Camrose Primary Care Network (“CPCN”) 

    Reports to:         Clinical Manager  

    FTE: 1.0 Temporary

    START DATE: 01/02/2021


    About CPCN

    The Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN) exists to meet the primary care healthcare needs of Camrose and surrounding area through collaborative and comprehensive team based patient care. 

    Job Description

    The Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practice Nurse (LPN) will work within a multidisciplinary care team with the goal of optimal community wellness. The RN/LPN will work in a flexible, responsive manner to provide primary care and chronic disease management services within the Camrose Primary Care Network (CPCN) member physicians’ clinics. As a key clinician involved in the delivery of chronic disease management services of the CPCN’s operating strategy, the RN/LPN will work with a high degree of professional autonomy and judgment and have strong experience in primary care.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Work collaboratively within a team environment to enhance the delivery of primary care services. 
    Chronic disease management
    Identify and manage patients with chronic disease in collaboration with physicians.
    Autonomous case management of patients with highly complex needs.
    Apply wholistic approach to individual patient needs and develop health care plan in collaboration with family physician to support patient in their health journey.
    As per current best practice guidelines, ensure patients are assessed and screened.
    Actively lead/engage in patient navigation and clinical process redesign.
    Lifestyle counseling for patients with, or at risk for, a wide range of chronic and/or complex health conditions.
    Facilitate group programs.
    Participate in CPCN and ongoing quality improvement initiatives.
    Work in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) and external stakeholders when appropriate.
    Other duties as required within RN/LPN scope of practice.

    Educational Requirements:

    Nursing diploma with  5+ years experience minimum
    Fully licensed and in good standing with regulatory body
    Current BCLS and CPR certification for health care providers
    Health Change Associates Certification or equivalent motivational interviewing education an asset

    Experience and Skills Required:

    Nursing experience preferably in a primary care setting.
    Current CARNA/CLPNA registration
    Experience working within a multidisciplinary care team model.
    Knowledge of chronic disease management principles and processes using current best practice guidelines.
    Knowledge of EMRs and clinical process redesign is an asset.
    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.
    Clear criminal record check

    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.


    Please submit cover letter and resume to Camrose Primary Care Network at: melissa.berg@camrosepcn.com

    Posting closes February 5, 2021.  Only the applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

    Thank you for your interest in joining the Camrose PCN team, please continue to watch for more future opportunities.

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