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Registered Dietitian

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Closing Date: April 30 2021

Reporting to the Calgary Foothills PCN Health Home Community Team Manager, the Registered Dietitian will work collaboratively with physicians and community partners and interdisciplinary team members to support patients who require nutrition advice related to chronic and complex health conditions.

FTE: 1.0 (Temporary until December 2022)

Reporting to the Calgary Foothills PCN Health Home Community Team Manager, the Registered Dietitian will work collaboratively with physicians and community partners and interdisciplinary team members to support patients who require nutrition advice related to chronic and complex health conditions.

Responsibilities

Key aspects of the position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Works out of community and/or clinical settings as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Provides nutrition care through individual and group appointments
  • Determines nutrition priorities through clinical assessment and develops patient centered nutrition care plans
  • Provides patient centered nutrition education and counselling
  • Acts as a nutrition resource for Calgary Foothills PCN. Provides evidence-based nutrition information to patients, health team members, physicians, and community partners
  • May participate in various stages of nutrition program planning
  • May be involved in quality improvement projects or health initiatives involving community partners and/or and Calgary Foothills PCN health team members and physicians
  • Collects and maintains data for service indicators, progress reports and evaluations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent active listening and motivational interviewing skills
  • Ability to work well in a team setting
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings/weekends, if required
  • Accepts, implements, and evaluates change with a positive attitude
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, evolving environment
  • Good computer skills
  • Excellent group facilitation skills

Qualifications

  • Completion of a Bachelor of Science degree (including all required dietetics coursework)
  • Completion of an internship program or practicum training program accredited by the Dietitians of Canada
  • Successful completion of the Canadian Dietetic Registration Examination
  • Active or eligible for registration with the College of Dietitians of Alberta (CDA)
  • Three years’ experience preferred
  • Experience working in pediatrics will be considered an asset
  • Experience in primary care will be considered an asset
  • Experience facilitating group sessions considered an asset

If your background matches the qualifications listed above and are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic organization that is making a difference in the community, please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to careers@cfpcn.ca.

Please submit cover letter and resume in one document and in subject line please include position title.

Please note that only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted

Clinical Pharmacist

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Closing Date: April 30 2021

Calgary Foothills PCN has established a team environment where individuals are encouraged to take initiative, be creative and contribute to ongoing decision-making.

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Pharmacist collaborates with family physicians, Calgary Foothills PCN multidisciplinary team and community/external partners to provide patient-centered care for those with chronic disease and/or complex health conditions.

FTE: 1.0 (Temporary until June 2022)

Calgary Foothills PCN has established a team environment where individuals are encouraged to take initiative, be creative and contribute to ongoing decision-making.

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Pharmacist collaborates with family physicians, Calgary Foothills PCN multidisciplinary team and community/external partners to provide patient-centered care for those with chronic disease and/or complex health conditions.

Responsibilities

Key aspects of the position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing medications as part of a primary care team, including patient assessment, prescribing/deprescribing medications, ongoing monitoring, and follow-up
  • Conducting medication reconciliation and medication reviews
  • Providing drug information and evidence-based therapeutics information to physicians and clinical teams
  • Working with patients on self-management by providing coaching and education to help advance their skills, knowledge, and self-efficacy in adopting healthy lifestyle behaviours that are meaningful to them
  • Helping to build care plans with patients who have, or are at risk of, chronic health conditions through biopsychosocial health assessment, collaborative goal setting, applicable interventions based on patient readiness, regular follow-up, and evaluation of progress
  • Supporting the navigation of the health care system to connect patients and the medical home to applicable PCN, community and health system resources as needed
  • Promoting continuity of patient care through effective written and verbal communication with the Medical Home and those involved in the circle of care
  • Building relationships and developing the Clinical Pharmacist role within and outside of the Calgary Foothills PCN team
  • Identifying clinic/community needs and create individual or group-based programs in collaboration with those partners
  • Providing care through individual and facilitated group appointments
  • Consulting with hospital, community, and other Calgary Foothills PCN health care providers to ensure seamless care transitions
  • Participating in the development, delivery, evaluation, and quality improvement of health programs
  • Collecting data and maintain data for service indicators, progress reports and evaluations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Understanding regarding pharmacist scope of practice within community setting
  • Expertise in active listening and motivational interviewing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organization and critical thinking skills
  • Strong skills in collaborating with team members and physicians
  • Maintains an individual’s dignity and self-worth during all interactions
  • Experience with trauma informed care an asset
  • Excellent group facilitation skills
  • Ability to provide evidence-based care
  • Ability to work well in a team setting and independently
  • Excellent computer skills are required
  • Strong health assessment and documentation skills
  • Ability to prioritize, manage time effectively, and be flexible in a very dynamic work environment
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings/weekends, when required
  • Accepts, implements, and evaluates change with a positive attitude
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy
  • Licensed with the Alberta College of Pharmacy as a practicing member
  • Additional prescribing authority required (may be completed within the first year of employment)
  • Additional credentials or training in pharmacotherapy specialty programs (such as Certified Diabetes Educator) will be considered an asset
  • MoCA certification required

If your background matches the qualifications listed above and are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic organization that is making a difference in the community, please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to careers@cfpcn.ca.

Please submit cover letter and resume in one document and in subject line please include position title.

Please note that only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Clinic Receptionist

Location: Calgary and Cochrane, Alberta

Closing Date: April 20 2021

Reporting to the Clinic Manager, the Clinic Receptionist works with the multidisciplinary team to provide the highest level of care to the patient and support to the family physician and clinic.

FTE: Casual

Reporting to the Clinic Manager, the Clinic Receptionist works with the multidisciplinary team to provide the highest level of care to the patient and support to the family physician and clinic.

Responsibilities

Key aspects of the position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Acting as first point of contact for patients and visitors, welcomes and greets them in person or on the telephone
  • Directing incoming calls received on a multi-line phone system
  • Setting up and confirming doctor and referral appointments
  • Handling all incoming and outgoing mail
  • Faxing, scanning, filing of labs and documents in Electronic Medical Record (EMR – Wolf and PS Suite) as well as some paper charts
  • Maintaining and updating of patient information on EMR system
  • Protecting patients’ rights by maintaining highest level of confidentiality of personal and financial information
  • Maintaining operations by following policies and procedures, reporting needed changes and maintenance of templates
  • Collecting cash and invoicing on non-insurable
  • Providing support for ad-hoc projects

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Adaptability – flexible and able to adjust approach to meet changing demands and situations including dealing with diverse people and personalities in a fast-paced environment
  • Communication skills – strong verbal and written communication in person and on the phone. Able to listen effectively and express oneself in a clear and articulate manner
  • Attention to Detail – ability to complete tasks accurately in an open waiting room environment
  • Quick Learner – ability to learn processes and software quickly
  • Motivated – self started with the ability to work independently as well as with a team in a positive manner
  • Organization skills – prioritizing and strong time-management skills
  • Genuine care for people
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Knowledge and experience with medical records management
  • Familiarity with medical clinic software, internet, Microsoft software (Word, Outlook, Excel), minimum typing speed of 40 wpm

Qualifications

  • Completion of high school diploma or equivalent
  • Medical Office Assistant Certificate preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Previous reception experience in a medical setting
  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR) proficiency – familiarity with PS Suite and Wolf is an asset
  • Must be able to pass a criminal/vulnerable sector check

If your background matches the qualifications listed above and are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic organization that is making a difference in the community, please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to careers@cfpcn.ca.

Please submit cover letter and resume in one document and in subject line please include position title.

Please note that only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Project Coordinator

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Closing Date: April 23 2021

The Project Coordinator reports to the Program Manager and is integral to the operations of Health Home Community Projects and Partners portfolio. The project coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day coordination and efficient operation of a variety of health projects. This role is responsible for championing projects within the Calgary Foothills PCN including creating project plans, meeting with stakeholders, and assessing progress to stay on schedule and on budget. The job also involves frequent communication with a variety of stakeholders to facilitate meaningful community partnerships. The key purpose of this role is to effectively implement projects within the Calgary Foothills PCN and steward partnerships with community agencies to provide the highest quality of care for patients.

FTE: 0.9

The Project Coordinator reports to the Program Manager and is integral to the operations of Health Home Community Projects and Partners portfolio. The project coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day coordination and efficient operation of a variety of health projects. This role is responsible for championing projects within the Calgary Foothills PCN including creating project plans, meeting with stakeholders, and assessing progress to stay on schedule and on budget. The job also involves frequent communication with a variety of stakeholders to facilitate meaningful community partnerships. The key purpose of this role is to effectively implement projects within the Calgary Foothills PCN and steward partnerships with community agencies to provide the highest quality of care for patients.

Responsibilities

Key aspects of the position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to the design, implementation, and maintenance of a variety of health projects in collaboration with community partners
  • Coordinate meetings with stakeholders to encourage collaboration, implementation, and maintenance of a variety of projects
  • Maintain key contact with a variety of stakeholders, including community partners, physicians, and health team members
  • Coordinate research projects
  • Conduct environmental scans of existing services and resources available for patients
  • Assist with authoring informational content for patients, physicians, and health team regarding specific health topics
  • Research evidence-based practice and assist in writing literature reviews
  • Contribute to project plans for new projects in collaboration with the Program Manager
  • Assist Program Managers in organizing ongoing projects
  • Contribute to evaluation planning and data collection in collaboration with the Evaluations team
  • Contribute to communication strategy in collaboration with the Communications team
  • Represent the Calgary Foothills PCN at a variety of community events, including interagency meetings, community fairs, and forums to advertise our program and services
  • Scope partnership opportunities
  • Assist Program Manager in finding and acquiring outside funding sources for key initiatives
  • Coordinate training and learning opportunities for a variety of stakeholders

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to set priorities and multi-task
  • Capability in problem solving and thinking critically and creatively
  • Patient-centered, responsive, and caring demeanor
  • Proven computer skills including working with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint
  • Attention to detail and strong organization skills
  • Ability to learn processes quickly and retain information reliably
  • Flexible and adaptable to a dynamic environment

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education: Diploma or bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Nursing, Project Management, Community Development, Project Management, Social Sciences, Nursing, Business, or other related field. Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered
  • Minimum three to five years of project coordinator experience. Grant writing experience an asset
  • Must possess a driver’s license and have daily access to a reliable vehicle
  • Experience in healthcare field
  • Experience with committees and working groups
  • Community development experience and facilitation skills an asset
  • Adept in use of EMR preferred

If your background matches the qualifications listed above and are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic organization that is making a difference in the community, please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to careers@cfpcn.ca.

Please submit cover letter and resume in one document and in subject line please include position title.

Please note that only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Nurse Team Lead – Health Team

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Closing Date: April 23 2021

The Team Lead is an integral role that ensures the Calgary Foothills PCN delivers high quality and innovative programs to support its family physician members and their patients. The Team Lead works closely with the Program Manager and provides support for the interdisciplinary team and contributes to the development and design of the program service delivery.

FTE: 0.8-1.0

The Team Lead is an integral role that ensures the Calgary Foothills PCN delivers high quality and innovative programs to support its family physician members and their patients. The Team Lead works closely with the Program Manager and provides support for the interdisciplinary team and contributes to the development and design of the program service delivery.

Responsibilities

Key aspects of the position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide leadership and support alongside the program manager for the daily operations of interdisciplinary health team members including: Recruitment, payroll, orientation, scheduling, program evaluation metrics, professional development and shadowing, electronic medical records, privacy, workplace health and safety, recognition, and performance management
  • Collaborate with other team leads to support team building and development, inter-team integration, optimized scope of practice, professional responsibility, team recognition and resource management
  • Contribute to the development, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of programs, in close collaboration with the program manager and medical lead
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders and external partners to maintain relationships, support innovative partnerships, coordination of care and program implementation and alignment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Collaborative work style
  • Visionary thinker
  • Ability to execute new programs/projects
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to work with individuals of various levels of experience and diverse professional backgrounds
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and support others to change
  • Excellent computer skills are required, particularly a broad base of experience in clinical EMRs and MS Office tools
  • Group facilitation skills
  • Knowledge and experience in primary care and the patient medical home
  • Ability to lead and participate in quality improvement projects

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited diploma and/or degree program in Nursing
  • Licensed with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta as a practicing member
  • Minimum five years of health care related experience
  • Previous management or leadership experience preferred, although demonstrated informal leadership experience will be considered

At Calgary Foothills PCN we offer:

  • Competitive compensation and flexible benefits package, including a Health Care Spending Account or Lifestyle Spending Account
  • RRSP program
  • Support for training and development, including reimbursement for professional/licensing dues
  • Flex and paid vacation days
  • An employee recognition program

If your background matches the qualifications listed above and are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic organization that is making a difference in the community, please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to careers@cfpcn.ca.

Please submit cover letter and resume in one document and in subject line please include position title.

Please note that only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Health Management Nurse (three openings)

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Closing Date: April 16 2021

Reporting to the Program Manager, Health Management Registered Nurses collaborate with family physicians, Calgary Foothills PCN multidisciplinary teams and community/external partners to provide patient-centered care for those with chronic disease and/or complex health conditions.

Three openings, 0.6 – 0.9 FTE

Reporting to the Program Manager, Health Management Registered Nurses collaborate with family physicians, Calgary Foothills PCN multidisciplinary teams and community/external partners to provide patient-centered care for those with chronic disease and/or complex health conditions.

Responsibilities

Key aspects of the position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with patients on self-management by providing coaching and education to help advance their skills, knowledge, and self-efficacy in adopting healthy lifestyle behaviours that are meaningful to them
  • Helping to build care plans with patients who have, or are at risk of, chronic health conditions through biopsychosocial health assessment, collaborative goal setting, applicable interventions based on patient readiness, regular follow-up and evaluation of progress
  • Supporting the navigation of the health care system to connect patients and the medical home to applicable PCN, community and health system resources as needed
  • Promoting continuity of patient care through effective written and verbal communication with the Medical Home and those involved in the circle of care
  • Building relationships and developing the Health Management Nurse role within and outside of the Calgary Foothills PCN team
  • Identifying clinic/community needs and create individual or group-based programs in collaboration with those partners
  • Providing care through individual and facilitated group appointments
  • Consulting with hospital, community, and other Calgary Foothills PCN health care providers to ensure seamless care transitions
  • Participating in development, delivery, evaluation and quality improvement of health programs and evidence-based practice
  • Collecting and maintaining data for service indicators, progress reports and evaluations
  • Adhering to and performing activities and care within the full scope of practice as defined under the Health Professions Act

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Understanding regarding nursing scope of practice within community setting
  • Expertise in active listening and motivational interviewing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organization and critical thinking skills
  • Strong skills in collaborating with team members and physicians
  • Maintains an individual’s dignity and self-worth during all interactions
  • Experience with trauma informed care an asset
  • Excellent group facilitation skills
  • Ability to provide evidence-based care
  • Ability to work well in a team setting and independently
  • Excellent computer skills are required
  • Strong health assessment and documentation skills
  • Ability to prioritize, manage time effectively, and be flexible in a very dynamic work environment
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings/weekends, when required
  • Accepts, implements and evaluates change with a positive attitude
  • MoCA certification required

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited diploma and/or degree program in Nursing
  • Licensed with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta as a practicing member
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle

If your background matches the qualifications listed above and are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic organization that is making a difference in the community, please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to careers@cfpcn.ca.

Please submit cover letter and resume in one document and in subject line please include position title.

Please note that only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Director Vacancy: Independent Board Member

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Closing Date: April 18 2021

The Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network (PCN) is a group of more than 500 family doctors who work with teams of other health professionals to offer patients the best in primary health care. Our PCN serves more than 398,000 patients in northwest Calgary and Cochrane. Board Members are accountable to the Chair and to each other and support the work of Calgary Foothills PCN by fulfilling the responsibilities outlined in the Articles of Association and Board Mandate.

Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network (PCN) is a group of more than 500 family doctors who work with teams of other health professionals to offer patients the best in primary health care. Our PCN serves more than 398,000 patients in northwest Calgary and Cochrane. We work to achieve better health outcomes for our patients. We believe we can make a difference.

Calgary Foothills PCN brings together physicians and other primary health care providers, including Alberta Health Services, to achieve efficiencies, assess and meet patient needs, and cooperate on programs that serve the catchment area. The Calgary Foothills PCN has established a team environment where individuals are encouraged to take initiative, be creative and contribute to ongoing decision-making.

Board Members are accountable to the Chair and to each other and support the work of Calgary Foothills PCN by fulfilling the responsibilities outlined in the Articles of Association and Board Mandate.

The Role

Calgary Foothills PCN is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving as a volunteer independent member of the Calgary Foothills PCN Board of Directors. The board is responsible for:

  • governing Calgary Foothills PCN;
  • fostering the vision, mission and values of the Calgary Foothills PCN; and,
  • committing to the success and wellbeing of Calgary Foothills PCN and primary care in general.

Qualifications

We are looking for someone with leadership and strategic skills, experience on a not for profit governance board, and demonstrated volunteer involvement. Preference will be given to applicants with an accounting designation.

Notes

A board per diem is provided for attending board and committee meetings.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please forward a resume to careers@cfpcn.ca.

Location

Suite 300, 1701 Centre Street NW
Calgary, Alberta
Phone: (403) 284-3726

We thank all those who apply, however, only those who will be offered an interview will be contacted.

All applications must be received by Sunday April 18, 2021.

Registered Dietitian

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Closing Date: April 16 2021

Reporting to the Calgary Foothills PCN Health Home Community Team Manager, the Registered Dietitian works collaboratively with physicians, community partners and interdisciplinary team members to support patients who require nutrition advice related to chronic and complex health conditions.

FTE: casual

Reporting to the Calgary Foothills PCN Health Home Community Team Manager, the Registered Dietitian works collaboratively with physicians, community partners and interdisciplinary team members to support patients who require nutrition advice related to chronic and complex health conditions.

Responsibilities

Key aspects of the position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Works out of community and/or clinical settings as a part of a interdisciplinary team
  • Provides nutrition care through individual and group appointments
  • Determines nutrition priorities through clinical assessment and develops patient centered nutrition care plans
  • Provides patient centered nutrition education and counselling
  • Acts as a nutrition resource for the Calgary Foothills PCN. Provides evidence-based nutrition information to patients, health team members, physicians, and community partners
  • May participate in various stages of nutrition program planning
  • May be involved in quality improvement projects or health initiatives involving community partners and/or and Calgary Foothills PCN health team members and physicians
  • Collects and maintains data for service indicators, progress reports and evaluations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent active listening and motivational interviewing skills
  • Ability to work well in a team setting
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings/weekends, if required
  • Accepts, implements, and evaluates change with a positive attitude
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, evolving environment
  • Good computer skills
  • Excellent group facilitation skills

Qualifications

  • Completion of a Bachelor of Science degree (including all required dietetics coursework)
  • Completion of an internship program or practicum training program accredited by the Dietitians of Canada
  • Successful completion of the Canadian Dietetic Registration Examination
  • Active or eligible for registration with the College of Dietitians of Alberta (CDA)
  • Three years of experience preferred
  • Experience working in pediatrics will be considered an asset
  • Experience in primary care will be considered an asset
  • Experience facilitating group sessions considered an asset

If your background matches the qualifications listed above and are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic organization that is making a difference in the community, please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to careers@cfpcn.ca.

Please submit cover letter and resume in one document and in subject line please include position title.

Please note that only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.