The ideal candidate is a Licensed Practical Nurse with a proven track record working with a primary care team to treat and manage patients with health problems efficiently and effectively.
Education: A graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing Program. Current College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta Registration in good standing is required, including injection, medication administration and immunization certification. Phlebotomy experience considered an asset. Current Health Care Provider CPR is required.
Functional knowledge: Knowledge of medical equipment and supplies usage according to established standards and procedures. Strong interest in advancing patient-oriented health services via new service delivery models; willing to play a leadership role in helping to define these new models. Knowledge of applicable data privacy laws.
Experience: Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in broad clinical practice required. Clinical experience in a primary care setting is desirable. Experience working in high-volume, physician-led clinic environment is preferred. Excellent proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and EMR systems required. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
Organizational and problem-solving skills: Ability to manage time efficiently and prioritize tasks; ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities. Excellent organizational skills and proven ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment. Meticulous attention to detail and records maintenance skills. Excellent problem-solving skills and follow-through with ability to make intuitive decisions. Must be flexible and adaptable toward change. Self-directed in the management of nursing responsibilities. Promotes a safe and healthy practice environment, recognizes safety issues and reports appropriately; participates in correction and prevention action plans.
Communications and customer-relations skills: Strong communication, interpersonal and relationship-building skills; resilient, able to handle requests and complaints in a professional, non-confrontational manner. Superior telephone manners. Demonstrated strength in developing collaborative, effective working relationships with clients of cultural and socioeconomic diversity. Ability to work independently and effectively within a multidisciplinary team. Shares information and responsibility.
Background check: A clear Criminal Background check, inclusive of a vulnerable sector search, is required to start. If you have resided outside of Calgary in the past 12 months, you will need to contact the local police or RCMP detachment in your previous residential municipality to be able to obtain a full report.
Employees of the CWC PCN enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes employer-paid premiums for health and dental benefits, health spending/wellness account, learning account, eligibility to contribute to our group RRSP plan and receive an employer match, flexible working options, generous vacation and personal time off allowances, and education days as well as professional development opportunities.
The CWC PCN is a leader in the provision of primary care through collaboration, innovation and teamwork, creating healthy patients and satisfied providers.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those who apply through the CWC PCN website will be moved forward in the recruitment process. This is a necessary step as we require some important information from our online application form. Please include your cover letter and resume when submitting your application.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
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