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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?

We look forward to hearing from you.

Medical Office Assistant – Casual

Location: Calgary and Cochrane

Closing Date: July 25 2019

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

The qualified candidate must be available for three months, full-time training 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 multidisciplinary team to provide care to the patient and support to the family physician.

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

Responsibilities

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

  • Review patient charts daily for completeness, ensuring all pertinent results are on the chart
  • Assist with calling for missing documents
  • Access medical reports via Netcare
  • Processing referrals and medical-legal requests
  • Use appropriate PPE when required
  • Print sufficient labels, label and package swabs
  • Filing and retrieving charts
  • Sort incoming faxes and mail
  • Submit and reconcile electronic billing submissions
  • Restock exam rooms
  • Cleaning the room between patients
  • Answer telephones calls: Triaging, redirecting or taking messages to nurses or doctors
  • 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
  • Complying with privacy legislation
  • Clinic autoclaving (rotating schedule)
  • Complying with Calgary Foothills 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 are required

Qualifications

  • Accredited Medical Office Assistant Certification required
  • EMR Proficiency – Familiar with PS Suite and Wolf
  • 2 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.

Licensed Practical Nurse – Casual

Location: Calgary and Cochrane

Closing Date: July 25 2019

Calgary Foothills PCN operates the Clinics. Reporting to the Clinic Manager, the Licensed Practical Nurse works with the multidisciplinary team and physicians to provide care to the patient and support to the family physicians.

The qualified candidate must be available for three months, full-time training daytime, evening and weekend shifts and able to work at all the PCN's six clinics in Calgary and Cochrane

FTE: Casual

Calgary Foothills PCN operates the Clinics. Reporting to the Clinic Manager, the Licensed Practical Nurse works with the multidisciplinary team and physicians to provide care to the patient and support to the family physicians.

The qualified candidate must be available for three months, full-time training daytime, evening and weekend shifts and able to work at all the PCN’s six clinics in Calgary and Cochrane

Responsibilities

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

  • Patient preparation
    • Greet and room the patient
    • Obtain and record vital signs, height, weight and blood pressure when appropriate
    • Record a brief and concise history relevant to the patient’s chief complaint
    • Obtain and process urine samples when appropriate
  • Review patient charts daily for completeness, ensuring all pertinent results are on chart and the chart is signed by the practitioner
  • Chaperone male physicians during pelvic and breast exam
  • Process specimens for transport
  • Using critical thinking makes decisions based on the analysis of available information
  • Performs nursing interventions for which she/he can manage the client during and after the intervention or has access to resources (O2 administration, dressing changes, injections, nebulizer treatments)
  • Works in consultation with the health care team to meet the care needs of the more complex client
  • Teaches and delivers elements of established health programs
  • Clinic autoclaving (rotating schedule)
  • Assist physicians with opportunistic screens for patients in accordance with the ASaP (Alberta Screening and Prevention Maneuvers)
  • Maintaining high standards in infection control practices
    • Use appropriate PPE when required
    • Cleaning the room between patients
    • Maintaining a neat and tidy workspace
  • Complying with privacy legislation
  • Complying with Calgary Foothills PCN administrative policies and procedures
  • Accountable for their own practice in accordance with CPLNA standards and the employment scope of practice
  • Collaborate with the health care team as required
  • Commitment to working together in a climate that promotes respect, trust, safety and support for shared decision-making
  • Collaborating for the benefit of patients, families and providers to create a positive working environment.
  • Collaborating with physicians and other health care providers to provide an integrative approach to care for patients and families
  • Be able to learn the receptionist role and assist with reception duties when necessary
  • The ability to assume team lead responsibilities on weekends, statutory holidays and other times as directed by the Clinic Manager:
  • The Team Lead will assume responsibilities that would normally be handled by the Clinic Manager following approved clinic processes and procedures. The responsibilities include: replacement of staff/physicians, handling any building/maintenance concerns and other issues that may arise. There are comprehensive policies/procedures in place that advise the appropriate actions. There are managers available for support when necessary.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the comprehensive primary health care model and the broad determinants of population health
  • Knowledge of concepts of health promotion, disease prevention, program planning, individual and group teaching
  • Communicating with other providers critical information regarding the patient and pertinent issues related to decision-making
  • Ability to perform specific skills required for the practice role of a Primary Care practice nurse in their particular practice setting in accordance with CLPNA standards of practice
  • Experience with electronic medical records is required
  • Specialty certification (e.g. foot care, wound care) preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal & written
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Accepts, implements and evaluates change with a positive attitude
  • Clinical nursing skills to care for medically-complex patients
  • Ability to work well in a team setting

Qualifications

  • Licensed Practical Nurse license (experience required)
  • EMR Proficiency – Familiar with PS Suite and Wolf
  • CPR certified
  • Immunization certificate preferred or has a willingness to complete certification within four months of date of hire
  • 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.

Clinic Receptionist – Casual

Location: Calgary and Cochrane

Closing Date: July 25 2019

Reporting to the Clinic Coordinator, the Receptionist works with the health team to provide care to the patient and support to the family physician and clinic.

Must be available to work days, evenings and weekends.

FTE: casual

Reporting to the Clinic Manager, the Receptionist works with the health team to provide care to the patient and support to the family physician and clinic.

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

Responsibilities

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

  • Answer phones and process patient inquiries
  • Set up appointment schedules and templates
  • Book and confirm appointments and referral appointments
  • Fax / scan / link documents to patient records
  • Call for lab results/x-rays
  • Collect cash and prepare invoices on non-insurables
  • Scan /photocopy /fax as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, including exemplary telephone communication skills
  • Genuine caring for people
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Knowledge and experience with medical records management
  • Attention to detail and the ability to complete tasks accurately in an open waiting room environment
  • Ability to learn processes quickly
  • Familiarity with medical clinic software, internet and Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, evolving environment
  • Organized with strong time management skills
  • Good computer skills (minimum typing speed 40 words per minute)

Qualifications

  • Completion of high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Minimum of one year receptionist experience
  • Previous experience in a healthcare environment is preferred
  • Experience in primary care will be considered an asset
  • Medical Office Assistant certificate 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.