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At Calgary Foothills PCN, we are committed to making our employees’ lives at work rewarding and enjoyable. Want to work in one of our clinics or at head office?

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Health Management Nurse, Health Team

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Closing Date: June 05 2020

Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network (PCN) has established a team environment where individuals are encouraged to take initiative, be creative and contribute to ongoing decision-making. The PCN health team is comprised of Health Management Nurses, Pharmacists, and Behavioural Health Consultants. The health team works closely with physicians in their clinics to help patients gain awareness regarding their health, set achievable goals, self-manage chronic conditions, and access additional resources and support.

The Health Management Registered Nurse collaborates with the health team and family physician to provide care to the patient with chronic disease and/or complex health conditions.

FTE: 1.0, temporary (12-18 months)

Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network (PCN) has established a team environment where individuals are encouraged to take initiative, be creative and contribute to ongoing decision-making. The PCN health team is comprised of Health Management Nurses, Pharmacists, and Behavioural Health Consultants. The health team works closely with physicians in their clinics to help patients gain awareness regarding their health, set achievable goals, self-manage chronic conditions, and access additional resources and support.

The Health Management Registered Nurse collaborates with the health team and family physician to provide care to the patient 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 health assessment, collaborative goal setting, regular follow-up and evaluation of progress
  • Connecting patients to PCN, community and health system resources
  • Building relationships and developing the Health Management Nurse role within and outside of the PCN team
  • Identify 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 PCN health care providers to ensure seamless care transitions
  • Participating in development, delivery, evaluation and quality improvement of health programs
  • Collecting and maintaining data for service indicators, progress reports and evaluations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Understanding regarding nursing scope of practice within community setting
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, evolving environment
  • Good computer skills
  • Strong health assessment and documentation skills
  • 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
  • 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

At Calgary Foothills PCN we offer:

  • Competitive compensation and flexible benefits package, including a Health Care Spending Account
  • Employer-matching 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. In subject line please include the position title.

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

Registered Dietitian

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Closing Date: June 02 2020

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

FTE: 1.0, temporary (August 2021)

Reporting to the Calgary Foothills PCN Health Home Community Team Manager, the Registered Dietitian will work collaboratively with physicians, community partners and health 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 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’ 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

At Calgary Foothills PCN we offer:

  • Competitive compensation and flexible benefits package, including a Health Care Spending Account
  • Employer-matching 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. In the subject line please include position title.

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