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Thank you.

 

Medical Office Assistant – Palliser Medical Clinic

Job Description
The Primary Care Medical Office Assistant supports the delivery of primary care services in a family practice setting.

Position Qualifications:
  • Medical Office Assistant / Medical Terminology course required
  • Two years of medical office experience preferred
  • Ability to collaborate with other multi-disciplinary team members (MOAs, RN, LPN, Family Physicians, NP, Allied Health)
  • Experience with an electronic medical record with preference given to those who have worked with MedAccess 
  • Proficiency in the use of a computer & office equipment
  • Above average communication skills, both verbal & written
  • Strong organizational & multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality
  • Good prioritization skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Current CPR certificate preferred

Submit Application To: Sandra Van Raay, Clinical Care Coordinator (sandra@paillisermedicalclinic.com)

 
Posting Date: November 25/2022
Site Location: Palliser Medical & Travel Clinic
Status: Temporary (Maternity Leave)
FTE: Full time
Start date: December 23/ 2022
Hours of Work:  8:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Thursday, 8:00 am – 2:pm Fridays
Rate of Pay: To be negotiated based on qualifications


Site Location: The Taber Clinic
Rate: Competitive wages
Status: 0.4 FTE Temporary/maternity leave (Monday & Tuesday’s)
Start Date: Jan 9, 2023
Posting Date: Nov. 17, 2023
Competition Closing Date: Until a suitable candidate is found

Qualifications:

  • Current CRNA registration
  • Current CPR-HCP

Role:

Consistent with the principles of primary health care, provides access to first level basic health care within the scope of nursing practice for individuals, families, groups and communities. As a member of an interdisciplinary family practice team, the RN provides comprehensive healthcare with emphasis on healthy living, illness prevention (primary and secondary), health education, chronic disease management, clinical assessment, intervention, and links clients with resources.

Tasks (included but not limited to):

  • INR Management
  • Wart Treatment
  • Ear Lavage
  • ECG
  • Cervical Cancer Screening (Paps)-requires additional certification
  • Suture/Staple Removal
  • Dressings
  • Patient Education/Chronic Disease Management
  • Patient Assessment/triage
  • Arrange Screening (Cancer, Hypertension, Diabetes, etc.)
  • Injections
  • Assist with CPR/Defibrillation if required

For Further Inquiries/To Submit a Resume email: info@taberclinic.ca

Please Note: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Site Location: Campbell Clinic Lethbridge
Rate: To be negotiated based on qualifications
Status: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
FTE: Full Time and casual
Posting Date: November 4, 2022
Hours of Work: Mon-Fri
Competition Closing Date: Until Suitable Candidate Found

Job Description

The Primary Care Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) supports the delivery of Primary Care Services in the family practice clinic setting. 

Position Qualifications:
  • Current CLPNA registration
  • Recent acute, community, continuing care experience.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience working to full scope of practice.
  • Current certification in CPR
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency OR a willingness to develop proficiency in use of computers including: MS Office, E-mail, and electronic medical record
  • Experience working as part of a team in a collaborative setting
  • Knowledge and skills in quality improvement
  • Knowledge and skills in health education for individuals
  • Knowledge and skills OR a willingness to develop knowledge and skills in the prevention, screening, and management of chronic diseases
  • IM/ID/SC injection certification required
  • Immunization competency required or willingness to complete
Position Responsibilities:
  • Working collaboratively within a Clinic Team Environment
  • Clinical assessment, and intervention
  • Prevention/Screening and the Management of Chronic Diseases
  • Participate in quality improvement activities
  • Other related clinical responsibilities
  • Evening clinic work one day per week.
  • Assisting with minor procedures
 
For further information please contact Mr. Tim Neufeld via email (tneufeld@campbellclinic.ca)

For further information about the Chinook Primary Care Network: www.chinookprimarycarenetwork.ab.ca

Submit Applications To:
Mr. Tim Neufeld
c/o Campbell Clinic 
430 Mayor Magrath Drive South
Lethbridge, Alberta    T1J 3M1
tneufeld@campbellclinic.ca

Job Description:
The Primary Care Medical Office Assistant supports the delivery of primary care services in the family practice clinic setting.

Position Qualifications:
  • Two years office and clerical experience working in a medical office setting preferred
  • Current CPR certificate preferred
  • Medical Office Assistant course preferred
  • Medical Terminology course preferred
  • Above average communication skills, both verbal & written
  • Strong organizational & multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality
  • Good prioritize skills
  • Ability to collaborate with other multi-disciplinary team members
  • Proficiency in the use of computer & office equipment
  • Clinical assessment skills preferred
  • Ability to work independently
Site Location: Southgate Medical Centre

Rate: To be negotiated based on qualifications

Status: Medical Office Assistant

Start Date: Aug 22, 2022

FTE: Full Time

Posting Date: Aug 10, 2022

Hours of Work: Monday- Thursday between the hours of 8:30-5:30

Competition Closing Date: Until Suitable Candidate is Found

Submit Applications To:
Stacy Woodruff, CCC
stacy@southgatemedical.ca

Genny Steed, Manager:
southgatemedicalcentre@gmail.com

Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Job Description:
The Chinook Primary Care Network (CPCN) is seeking a dedicated Pelvic Health Physiotherapist to provide evidence-based practice that is in alignment with professional standards of practice, Alberta legislation and regulations, code of ethics and AHS policy and guidelines.

The Pelvic Health Physiotherapist will:
  • Provide rehabilitation for pelvic health issues such as urinary or fecal incontinence, diastasis recti, dyspareunia, post-partum return to activity, pelvic organ prolapse, post-prostatectomy incontinence, and pelvic pain.
  • Review clinical referrals, conduct comprehensive assessments, develop, plan and implement appropriate physiotherapy services.
  • Work both independently, and as part of an interdisciplinary team while maintaining effective communication with patients and colleagues.  
  • Participate in client, family and caregiver education; produce and maintain client information, documentation and verbal reports to support the delivery of physiotherapy services.
  • Maintain a practice knowledge base including knowledge specific to the defined service area, relevant services and resources and regulatory college standards and requirements.
  • Meet with Chinook PCN Clinical & Quality Improvement Lead on an ongoing basis to discuss learning, develop processes and define issues to be brought forward to ensure optimal outcome of this project.

Accountability:
The CPCN Pelvic Health Physiotherapist will work from the Lethbridge Pelvic Health Clinic located in the Breast & Cervical Health Clinic at the Chinook Regional Hospital and will be accountable to and report to the Chinook PCN Clinical & Quality Improvement Lead.

Requirements:
  • Completion of master's degree in Physiotherapy from an accredited university program or bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy from an accredited university program and related experience.
  • Active or eligible registration and practice permit with Physiotherapy Alberta College + Association.
  • Pelvic Health Courses and certification
Site: Pelvic Health Clinic Lethbridge
 
Start Date: ASAP
Status: Contract: Opportunity to renew.  March 31, 2023
 
Posting Date: July 27, 2022                                        
FTE: 0.4-0.8 FTE
 
Competition Closing Date: Suitable candidate

Submit Applications To: CPCN Clinical and Quality Improvement Lead: Kim Daniels at Kimberly.daniels@ahs.ca

Job Title:
Nurse Practitioner (September 2022 - May 2023)

Hours per week/FTE:
0.2-0.8 (negotiable)

Responsibilities:
*This position is a 9-month contract (first week of September to last week of May) with the possibility of renewal.

Reporting to the Wellness Services Manager, Clinical Care Coordinator and clinic lead physician where applicable, the Nurse Practitioner provides a patient centered approach to client care consistent with the philosophy of building a medical home where patients can access appropriate and timely health care.

The NP will work with a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, registered nurses, psychiatrists, counsellors and admin staff within a primary care facility operated during set clinic and extended clinic hours.

The NP performs restricted activities within their scope of practice as defined by Schedule 24 of the Health Professions Act, the Registered Nurses Profession Regulations and the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). The NP will support the Chinook Primary Care Network mission and vision and patient centered care within a medical home.

Job Duties:
Provide care for a panel of patients within the clinic medical home:
  • Perform advanced, focused and or comprehensive health assessments autonomously
  • Differential medical diagnosis
  • Order, interpret and perform diagnostic tests
  • Prescribe and refill Schedule 1 medications according to NP scope of practice
  • Meet the unique needs of a patient population including but not limited to Lethbridge College students, staff and their families
  • Make referrals and consult with specialists and other services

Treat complications and potential complications (including but not limited to):
  • Upper respiratory infections,
  • Urinary tract infections,
  • Confirmation of pregnancy,
  • Suturing and suture removal,
  • Contraception Counseling,
  • STI testing,
  • Women’s health exams,
  • IUD referrals
  • Wart removal,
  • Viral infections,
  • Assessment and treatment of minor injury,
  • Mental health and addictions.

Required Qualifications
  • Successful completion of an approved NP program at a minimum of a Master of Nursing level or equivalent;
  • Current non-restricted registration with CARNA as a NP
  • BLS certification
  • Recent clinical experience in Primary Care
  • Comfortable with accessing or ability to learn Med Access EMR and Netcare
  • Willingness to complete additional education and/or certifications specific to area of practice
  • Addictions and Mental Health experience (preferred)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willing to work with the Chinook Primary Care Network Mission and Vision for patient care and adhere to CPCN policies
  • Recent (within last 90 days) and clear criminal records check including vulnerable sector search prior to start date
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Salary:
$55/hr

Posting Detail Information: 

Posting Number
C22-00267

Open Date
06/03/2022

Close Date
Open Until Filled


For More information: https://lethbridgecollege.peopleadmin.ca/postings/3676



Position Summary:

Reporting to the Palliser Medical Clinic lead physician, the Nurse Practitioner provides a patient centered approach to client care consistent with the philosophy of building a medical home where patients can access appropriate and timely health care. 

The NP will work with a multi-disciplinary team composed of physicians, nurses, behavior health clinicians, a social worker and medical office assistants within a primary care facility operated during set clinic and extended clinic hours.

The NP performs restricted activities within their scope of practice as defined by Schedule 24 of the Health Professions Act, the Registered Nurses Profession Regulations and the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA).

The NP will support the Chinook Primary Care Network mission and vision and patient centered care within a medical home. 

Major Duties and Responsbilities:

·        Provide care for a panel of patients within the clinic medical home and be able to see walk-in patients at short notice.

·        Perform advanced, focused and or comprehensive health assessments autonomously

·        Differential medical diagnosis and attention to proper documentation

·        Order, interpret and perform diagnostic tests

·        Prescribe  and refill Schedule 1 medications according to NP scope of practice

·        Make referrals and consult with specialists and other services

·        Treat complications and potential complications (including but not limited to):

·        Upper respiratory infections,

·        Urinary tract infections,

·        Confirmation of pregnancy,

·        Suturing and suture removal,

·        Cast removal,

·        Women’s health exams,

·        IUD referrals

·        Wart removal,

·        Viral infections,

·        Assessment and treatment of minor injury,

·        Mental health and addictions


Required Skills and Ability:

·        Successful completion of an approved NP program at a minimum of a Master of Nursing level or equivalent

·        Current non-restricted registration with CARNA as a NP

·        BLS certification

·        Recent clinical experience in primary care

·        Comfortable with accessing or ability to learn Med Access EMR and Netcare

·        Willingness to complete additional education and/or certifications specific to area of practice

·        Addictions and mental health experience (preferred)

·        Refugee health experience (preferred)

·        Ability to work independently and as part of a team

·        Willing to work with the Chinook Primary Care Network Mission and Vision for patient care and adhere to CPCN policies

·        Recent (within last 90 days) and clear criminal records check including vulnerable sector search prior to start date

·        Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Submit Resume to:
Dr. Rozemin Kizuk   docmom@shaw.ca 
cc to sandra@pallisermedicalclinic.com

Please Note: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Department: Laboratory/X-ray
Location: Blood Tribe Department of Health Inc.
Reporting To: Clinic Manager
Salary Range: Salary Grid as established by BTDH.
Deadline for Application: Until suitable candidate is found.

Summary of Work:
The Laboratory/X-ray Technician will perform laboratory tests and radiology examinations using appropriate requisition forms as ordered from authorized professionals in timely fashion. The individual works closely with patients, referring professionals and care teams. Must be skilled in general human relations particularly with patients. Will advocate for patients and ensure they are in a comfortable mental and physical state during procedures. Projects a positive image for the Health Centre to the clients with whom he/she comes in contact with. Person must be culturally sensitive when performing laboratory and x-ray procedures. Maintain “Code of Confidentiality” regarding highly classified information regarding patient and Health Centre information. Accountable to the patients and physicians of the Blood Tribe Department of Health, Inc. for ensuring prompt, reliable and accurate laboratory and radiology services

Technical duties and responsibilities: 
• Follow radiation protection practices, regulations, and philosophy to reduce risk to patients, staff and visitors.
• Knowledge of all applicable legislation and regulations involved.
• Perform phlebotomy procedures (macro and/or micro) in a manner both safe to phlebotomist and patient
• Provide patient instructions on various sample collections utilizing current supplied patient instruction sheets
• Book all patient referrals for ultrasound, CT, MRI, UGI, etc., to appropriate facilities
• Work closely with Clinic physicians, Clinical Care Coordinator, LPNs, Health Information Manager and other staff members to ensure steady patient flow
• Perform routine urinalysis and urine HCG testing according to methodology with results sent back to physician to assist with patient diagnosis
• Make every effort patient wait time for laboratory testing and radiology examinations are kept to a minimum
• Be accountable for ensuring that laboratory tests and radiology examinations are done with utmost accuracy
• Be able to recognize any errors regarding testing and contacting appropriate individuals
• Report all abnormal results and findings to appropriate individuals

Professional Qualifications:

  • Graduate from an approved Combined Laboratory & X-ray Program
  • CPR & First Aid
  • Two (2) years’ work-related experience
  • Eligible member of good standing in the College of Combined Laboratory & X-ray Association
How to Apply:
Please forward a Cover Letter, Resume, Criminal Record Check, and Three (3) updated references to:

Blood Tribe Department of Health Inc.
C/O: Human Resources
P.O. Box 229
STANDOFF, AB T0L 1Y0
Phone: 737-3888
EXT: 8408
FAX: 403-737-3985
Email: Rana.tm@btdh.ca


Please Note:  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. 

BTDH Thanks all of those whom apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you.