The area covered by the Peace Region PCN includes the towns of Peace River and Manning in northwest Alberta. The approximately 8,000 people in the region enjoy, museums, arts, parks, and various recreation facilities. The region is also home to a wide array of wildlife and big game including moose, white-tailed deer, mule deer, and elk.
About The PCN
The Peace Region Primary Care Network (PCN) is a collaboration between physicians in the communities of Peace River and Manning, along with Alberta Health Services. The Peace Region PCN was formed to provide timely and accessible primary health care services to the patients in our communities. The Peace Region Primary Care Network has been in operation since July 1, 2007.
The Clinical Assistant is a key front line health provider who utilizes their education and training to work both independently and in support of a team of physicians in the coordination and delivery of primary care programs and services. We are looking for a dynamic team member with a passion for health promotion, and experience with chronic disease management. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) temporary 12-18 month maternity leave position based out of the Peace River Medical Clinic. This position may become permanent for the right candidate.
What you will do...
Direct patient care, including but not limited to:
Patient care coordination and follow-up
Patient education and counseling
Patient care monitoring (surveillance)
General physician assistance
Ensure the maintenance of accurate records
Assist in developing and implementing patient self-management programs
Ensure continuity of service/care by liaising and collaborating with other providers and referring patients to appropriate programs, services and agencies
Participates in program development and quality improvement activities
Maintain professional requirements and active participation in professional development
Maintain current knowledge and skills in clinical practice
Offer training support to other team members and assist in their professional development
Act as a resource to other PCN staff
What you need to succeed...
L.P.N. with a current license
Clear Criminal record check.
Motivated to expand existing skills and training
Strong organizational and team skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Previous use of an electronic medical record system considered an asset
Fluency in English (written and verbal)
Please email your resume and cover letter and professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please put the Reference ID in the Subject Line of the email
All candidates will be required to undergo a Security Clearance Check
The Peace Region Primary Care Network is an equal opportunity employer. The Peace Region Primary Care Network welcomes applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.