Join the Chinook Primary Care Network Team

Status: Part-Time
Rate: Position commensurate with qualitifications and experience
FTE: 0.60 FTE
Start Date: ASAP
Posting Date: September 12, 2019
End Date: September 30, 2019


Reporting to the Executive Director of the Chinook Primary Care Network, the Communications and Graphic Designs Coordinator provides support across the organization for public and stakeholder communications. The Coordinator will be responsible for ongoing website content updates, social media management, publication and distribution and the overall branding of the Chinook PCN. This role involves communication planning, writing and editing content, strong graphic design in both web and print, publication management skills, and working collaboratively within a provincial team of PCN Communications experts.


·          Conceive and design visual concepts to best convey messages to their intended audiences – this individual will be able to take the ideas and concepts brainstormed by the team and present them in a designed format;
·          Manage and maintain PCN website content and social media platforms;
·          Create digital assets such as creative content for website, social media graphics and infographics;
·          Gather, research, and prepare corporate communications and program-specific promotional materials,

including posters, brochures, fact sheets, and pamphlets, for internal and external audiences;
·          Ensure the standards of the Visual Identity Guidelines, as developed by the Primary Care Network Program Management Office are applied to page layouts such as brochures, reports, presentations and posters;
·          Contribute to communication strategies for various Network initiatives;
·          Develop presentations for Management and the Board of Directors as required;
·          Performs other related duties as required;

·       Completion of post-secondary education with a focus on graphic design and communications;
·       Strong design portfolio with a minimum of two years of experience as a communications team member  in a professional office environment;
·       Proven aptitude for quick creative thinking with acute attention to detail;
·       Comfortable brainstorming and contributing to the bigger picture;
·       Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
·       Knowledge, skill, and proficiency with Microsoft Office;
·       Knowledge of web-based document and content management systems;
·       Knowledge of electronic document management principles and practices;
·       Must be able to work both independently and as a member of a team;
·       Strong project management skills; able to handle shifting priorities;
·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

Submit Applications To:

Career opportunities available within the CPCN clinics.

Please apply to any of the posted career opportunities through the email, address or phone number given within the post.  Do NOT call the CPCN directly.

Thank you.


Status:  Permanent
FTE:  1.0 = full-time
Department:  Primary Health Care,Crowsnest Medical Clinic,
#1-11001 20th Ave, PO Box 1080 Blairmore, AB T0K 0E0

Hours of Work:
Monday – Friday 9:00 AM to 17:00 PM 

to be negotiated; based on qualifications
Start Date:  As soon as possible
Posting Date: July 22nd, 2019     
Competition Closing Date: Until suitable candidate found

Job Description

The Clinical Care Coordinator role combines quality improvement, program planning, and team development activities within a clinic environment to support the participation of the family practice clinic in the Chinook Primary Care Network. 

The Clinical Care Coordinator will also provide basic health care within the scope of nursing practice for individuals, families, groups and communities. Working with other team members, the Primary Care Nurse provides comprehensive health care with an emphasis on healthy living, illness prevention, health education, chronic disease management, and clinical intervention.  

Position Qualifications:

  • Some form of post-secondary degree preferred and current licensure with any level of provincial Nursing College, in good standing is required.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in a primary care, community health, LTC, and/or ambulatory care setting.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience working to full scope of practice.  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership, facilitation, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrates excellent clinical skills & knowledge
  • Proficiency OR a willingness to develop proficiency in use of computers including: MS Office, E-mail, MS Excel, PowerPoint, and electronic medical record
  • Experience working with a variety of service providers in a collaborative setting
  • Knowledge and skills in quality improvement and measurement an asset
  • Knowledge and skills in health education for individuals and groups
  • Knowledge and skills OR a willingness to develop knowledge and skills in program planning and evaluation
  • Knowledge and skills OR a willingness to develop knowledge and skills in the prevention, screening, and management of chronic diseases
  • Ability to maintain patient privacy & confidentiality   
  • Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support

For further information about the Chinook Primary Care Network:

Submit your resume via email to : 

Status: Part-time, Permanent
FTE: 0.40 (Thursday, Friday)
Hours of Work: 9am-5pm w/ 1-hour lunch
Competition Closing Date: Posted until filled

Taber is a small, charming town with rolling farmland, an abundance of sunshine, and an expansive prairie landscape.  The perfect place to get in a round of golf, stargaze at night, or get in on the recreation such as bike riding, boating, swimming, and ice skating.  Recently, Taber was listed as one of the friendliest places in Canada, coming in 6th place across the nation.


Consistent with the principles of primary health care, the Registered Nurse 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 Registered Nurse provides comprehensive healthcare with emphasis on healthy living, illness prevention (primary and secondary), health education, chronic disease management, clinical assessment, intervention, and links patients with resources.


The Family Practice Nurse is knowledgeable regarding, and has expertise in:

·         Nursing assessment and management of chronic and acute health issues
·         Provides telephone and in-person routing services, including recognizing deviations from the normal
·         Applies recognized guidelines and best practices to screening, monitoring, and nursing assessment of patient's physical and emotional well being
·         Assists and supports the patient to follow through on prescribed medical interventions and diagnostic testing
·         Informs and educates patients regarding the meaning and implications of test results and prescribed interventions
·         Regularly monitors, evaluates, and adjusts the health plan based on effectiveness of interventions and/or changes in condition or environment, in collaboration with the client, family physician, and employees
·         Encourages maximum independence and accountability for self-care according to the patient's capacity
·         Documents accurate and pertinent client information in a timely manner
·         Provides specific services outside the scope of nursing practice within appropriate certification training
·         Provides education related to healthy living, chronic disease management, prevention, care and treatment, individual and family adjustments and support systems as appropriate to patients' situations
·         Advocates for patient services when necessary
·         Established and maintains effective professional relationships and partnerships with other organizations in order to benefit system integration, efficient service utilization, effective collaboration, and optimal patient care


·         Current registration with CARNA
·         Degree in Nursing required
·         Preferably a minimum of two years experience in a primary care, community health, LTC, and/or acute care setting


·         Demonstrated ability to work with a significant degree of autonomy while participating as a core member of the interdisciplinary family practice team
·         Ability to maintain a high quality in their practice
·         Able to keep skills current, strive for excellence, and ensure their knowledge is evidence-based
·         Skilled at recognizing personal attitudes, beliefs, feelings, and values about health in their interactions with clients and their families.
·         Takes preventative and/or corrective action individually or in partnership with others to protect individuals in an unsafe, incompetent, or unethical circumstance
·         Adheres to the Canadian Nurses Association (CAN) Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses
·         Knowledgeable in supervising, mentoring, observing, and teaching students, ensuring that program goals and objectives are met

Submit Applications via Email to:

Caleb McLean
HR Manager
The Taber Clinic



Status: Part-time/Casual
Rate: To be negotiated based on qualifications
FTE: 0.00
Hours of Work: Monday - Friday
Start Date: ASAP
Posting Date: October 9, 2019
Competition Closing Date: Until a suitable candidate is found

Job Description/Required Qualifications:

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

Position Qualifications:

·         Office and clerical experience working in a medical office setting 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 prioritization skills
·         Ability to collaborate with other multi-disciplinary team members
·         Proficiency in the use of computer & office equipment
·         Basic clinical assessment skills within scope preferred or willingness to develop knowledge and skills in basic                clinical assessment
·         Ability to work independently


Submit applications in person to: Dr. McKay Steed
                                                  Southgate Medical Centre
                                                  10-15 Southgate Boulevard, S.
                                                  Lethbridge, AB

Or via e-mail:

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