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Health Management Nurse

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Closing Date: February 27 2019

The Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network (PCN) is a group of family physicians and health care professionals in Calgary and Cochrane collaborating with Alberta Health Services – Calgary Zone to deliver the best possible primary care. Calgary Foothills PCN has established a team environment where individuals are encouraged to take initiative, be creative and contribute to ongoing decision-making.

The Health Home Community initiative builds on what PCNs do best — working alongside family doctors, health professionals and other organizations to provide local solutions for local problems. By improving access to care, strengthening links between providers, identifying gaps in services and creating programs to help fill them, Health Home Community brings the services patients need into the heart of the communities in which they live or work. Services are offered in centralized community and clinic locations.

Reporting to the Calgary Foothills PCN Health Home Community Team Manager, the Health Management Nurse will work collaboratively with physicians, community partners and interdisciplinary team members to support patients to set achievable health goals, access additional resources and support, learn more about their health issues, manage their health, and prevent illness.

FTE: 1.0 (permanent)

The Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network (PCN) is a group of family physicians and health care professionals in Calgary and Cochrane collaborating with Alberta Health Services – Calgary Zone to deliver the best possible primary care. Calgary Foothills PCN has established a team environment where individuals are encouraged to take initiative, be creative and contribute to ongoing decision-making.

The Health Home Community initiative builds on what PCNs do best — working alongside family doctors, health professionals and other organizations to provide local solutions for local problems. By improving access to care, strengthening links between providers, identifying gaps in services and creating programs to help fill them, Health Home Community brings the services patients need into the heart of the communities in which they live or work. Services are offered in centralized community and clinic locations.

Reporting to the Calgary Foothills PCN Health Home Community Team Manager, the Health Management Nurse will work collaboratively with physicians, community partners and interdisciplinary team members to support patients to set achievable health goals, access additional resources and support, learn more about their health issues, manage their health, and prevent illness.

Key Responsibilities

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

  • Helping patients learn to self-manage their health by providing education and advancing their skills, knowledge, and self-efficacy in adopting healthy lifestyle behaviours
  • Helping to build care plans for patients with, or at risk of, chronic health conditions using health assessment, collaborative goal setting, regular follow-up and evaluation of patient progress
  • Connecting patients to community and health system resources
  • Building relationships and developing the Health Management Nurse role within and outside of the Calgary Foothills PCN team
  • Identifying community needs and create individual or group-based programs in collaboration with community partners
  • Consulting with hospital, community, and other Calgary Foothills PCN health care providers to ensure seamless care transitions
  • Providing care through individual and group appointments
  • May be involved in quality improvement projects or health initiatives involving community partners and/or and Calgary Foothills PCN health team members and physicians
  • Collecting and maintaining data for service indicators, progress reports and evaluations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Expertise in active listening and motivational interviewing
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), organization and critical thinking skills
  • Strong skills in collaborating with team members and physicians
  • Excellent group facilitation skills
  • Ability to provide evidence-based care
  • Ability to work well in a team setting and independently
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, evolving environment
  • Good computer skills
  • Strong health assessment and documentation skills
  • Strong knowledge/background in diabetes
  • Ability to prioritize, manage time effectively, and be flexible in a very active work environment
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings/weekends, if required
  • Accepts, implements and evaluates change with a positive attitude

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

Clinical Pharmacist

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Closing Date: February 27 2019

The Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network (PCN) is a group of family physicians and health care professionals in Calgary and Cochrane collaborating with Alberta Health Services – Calgary Zone to deliver the best possible primary care. Calgary Foothills PCN has established a team environment where individuals are encouraged to take initiative, be creative and contribute to ongoing decision-making.

The Health Home Community initiative builds on what PCNs do best — working alongside family doctors, health professionals and other organizations to provide local solutions for local problems. By improving access to care, strengthening links between providers, identifying gaps in services and creating programs to help fill them, Health Home Community brings the services patients need into the heart of the communities in which they live or work. Services are offered in centralized community and clinic locations.

Reporting to the Calgary Foothills PCN Health Home Community Team Manager, the Clinical Pharmacist will work collaboratively with physicians, community partners and interdisciplinary team members to support patients to set achievable health goals, access additional resources and support, learn more about their health issues, manage their health, and prevent illness.

FTE: 1.0 (permanent)

The Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network (PCN) is a group of family physicians and health care professionals in Calgary and Cochrane collaborating with Alberta Health Services – Calgary Zone to deliver the best possible primary care. Calgary Foothills PCN has established a team environment where individuals are encouraged to take initiative, be creative and contribute to ongoing decision-making.

The Health Home Community initiative builds on what PCNs do best — working alongside family doctors, health professionals and other organizations to provide local solutions for local problems. By improving access to care, strengthening links between providers, identifying gaps in services and creating programs to help fill them, Health Home Community brings the services patients need into the heart of the communities in which they live or work. Services are offered in centralized community and clinic locations.

Reporting to the Calgary Foothills PCN Health Home Community Team Manager, the Clinical Pharmacist will work collaboratively with physicians, community partners and interdisciplinary team members to support patients to set achievable health goals, access additional resources and support, learn more about their health issues, manage their health, and prevent illness.

Key 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
  • Helping patients learn to self-manage their health by providing education and advancing their skills, knowledge, and self-efficacy in adopting healthy lifestyle behaviours
  • Helping to build care plans for patients with, or at risk of, chronic health conditions using health assessment, collaborative goal setting, regular follow-up and evaluation of patient progress
  • Connecting patients to community and health system resources
  • Building relationships and developing the Clinical Pharmacist role within and outside of the Calgary Foothills PCN team
  • Identifying community needs and create individual or group-based programs in collaboration with community partners
  • Consulting with hospital, community, and other Calgary Foothills PCN health care providers to ensure seamless care transitions
  • Providing care through individual and group appointments
  • May be involved in quality improvement projects or health initiatives involving community partners and/or Calgary Foothills PCN health team members and physicians
  • Collecting and maintaining data for service indicators, progress reports and evaluations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Expertise in active listening and motivational interviewing
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), organization and critical thinking skills
  • Strong skills in collaborating with team members and physicians
  • Excellent group facilitation skills
  • Ability to provide evidence-based care
  • Ability to work well in a team setting and independently
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, evolving environment
  • Good computer skills
  • Strong health assessment and documentation skills
  • Strong knowledge/background in diabetes
  • Ability to prioritize, manage time effectively, and be flexible in a very active work environment
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings/weekends, if required
  • Accepts, implements and evaluates change with a positive attitude

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy
  • Licensed with the Alberta College of Pharmacists as a practicing member
  • Additional prescribing authority required (may be completed within the first year of employment)
  • 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
Please note that only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Medical Office Assistant (casual, two positions)

Location: Calgary and Cochrane, Alberta

Closing Date: February 19 2019

Reporting to the Clinic Manager, the Medical Office Assistant works with the health team to provide care to the patient and support to the family physician.

The qualified candidate must be available for daytime, evening and weekend shifts and able to work at all the PCN's six clinics in Calgary and Cochrane.

FTE: casual

Reporting to the Clinic Manager, the Medical Office Assistant works with the health team to provide care to the patient and support to the family physician.

The qualified candidate must be available for daytime, evening and weekend shifts and able to work at all the PCN’s six clinics in Calgary and Cochrane.

Key responsibilities

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

  • Review patient charts daily for completeness, ensure all pertinent results are on chart
  • Assist with calling for missing documents
  • Access medical reports via Netcare
  • Process referrals and medical legal requests
  • Use appropriate personal protective equipment when required
  • Print sufficient labels, label and package swabs
  • File and retrieve charts
  • Sort incoming faxes and mail
  • Submit and reconcile electronic billing submissions
  • Restock exam rooms
  • Clean rooms between patients
  • Answer telephones calls: triage, redirect or take messages to nurses or physicians
  • Assist with organizing and faxing outgoing referrals or requisitions
  • Assist with procedures (if required)
  • Assist with opportunist and outreach screening processes in accordance with the Alberta Screening and Prevention Maneuvers (Asap)
  • Support physicians, nurse practitioner, nurse, and health care team as required
  • Comply with privacy legislation
  • Complete clinic autoclaving (rotating schedule)
  • Comply with PCN administrative policies and procedures

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and listening) skills
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Knowledge and experience with electronic medical records management
  • Knowledge of Health Information Privacy Regulations
  • Ability to work well in a team setting and independently
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, evolving, and fast pace environment
  • Good computer skills

Qualifications

  • Accredited Medical Office Assistant certification
  • Electronic medical record (EMR) proficiency
  • Two years’ experience full clinical scope preferred
  • Experience in primary care will be 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
Please note that only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Project Coordinator

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Closing Date: February 20 2019

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 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 PCN and steward partnerships with community agencies to provide the highest quality of care for patients.

FTE: 1.0 (permanent)

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 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 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;
  • Author informational content for patients, physicians and health team regarding specific health topics;
  • Research evidence-based practice and write literature reviews;
  • Create project plans for new projects in collaboration with the Program Manager;
  • Assist Program Managers in organizing ongoing projects;
  • Monitor and report on the progress of 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 PCN at a variety of community events, including interagency meetings, community fairs, and forums to advertise our program and services;
  • Scope partnership opportunities and strategize on how to leverage key stakeholders;
  • 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-centred, responsive and caring demeanour
  • Proven computer skills including working with Microsoft Office Suite, 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 in project management, Community Development, Social Sciences, Nursing, Business, or other related field. Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of project management 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
  • Experience with research and writing literature reviews an asset
  • Experience working in an interdisciplinary team
  • 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 note that only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit cover letter and resume in one document

Registered Dietitian

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Closing Date: February 13 2019

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 (permanent)

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-centred nutrition care plans
  • Provides patient centred nutrition education and counselling
  • Acts as a nutrition resource for the CFPCN. 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 CFPCN 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 are required
  • 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)
  • 3 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 note that only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit cover letter and resume in one document