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Edmonton Oliver Primary Care Network Licensed Practical Nurse / Chronic Disease Management Temporary in Edmonton, AB

Edmonton Oliver Primary Care Network

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Position:
Licensed Practical Nurse / Chronic Disease Management
Location:
Edmonton, AB

Graduated from an approved Licensed Practical Nurse program, accredited through CLPNA. The LPN/Chronic Disease Management Nurse provides optimal primary care…

Responsibilities/Duties:

The LPN/Chronic Disease Management Nurse reports to the clinical manager and works collaboratively with Edmonton Oliver PCN family physicians and other interdisciplinary team members to implement primary care network initiatives for patients.This position is temporary full-time for one year with the possibility of extension and is based out of the Kensington Medical Clinic, Monday – Friday days.

The LPN/Chronic Disease Management Nurse provides optimal primary care for patients with chronic disease or complex care needs including:

  • Supports for diabetic patients, including insulin starts and teaching.
  • Asthma, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and COPD support teaching.
  • Influenza immunization and other patient injections.
  • Assisting family physicians with examinations, treatments, special tests and routine procedures (e.g., assist with routine pap tests) and other duties as required.
  • Liaising and care coordination with other PCN team members (e.g., mental health coordinators, anticoagulation management nurses, mental health coordinators, psychologists).

Qualifications:

Minimum of 2 years of nursing experience, within a complex primary care or community setting. Please note that all candidates for the above position must have:

  • Graduated from an approved Licensed Practical Nurse program, accredited through CLPNA.
  • Basic nursing care procedures.
  • Immunization, IV, Pap Smear, CDM Certification.
  • *Preference given to those that have medical clinic nursing experience
  • Current, active registration with the CLPNA.
  • Current CPR (Heart and Stroke Foundation BLS Level C- Health Care Provider).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer software such as electronic medical records, Microsoft Office (including PowerPoint).
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills.
  • Clear communication, critical thinking and organizational skills.

The Edmonton Oliver PCN offers a competitive compensation package with comprehensive benefits, opportunities for continuing education and career growth, and an outstanding work environment.

Please send applications by email, Attention: Tanya.

Closing Date: April 11, 2018

We thank all candidates in advance for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Required experience:

  • nursing: 2 years

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-04-04
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