Primary Care Networks
Bring your clinical expertise and passion for providing quality, compassionate care to a challenging and rewarding role as a Family Physician/GP or Nurse Practitioner for a Primary Care Network (PCN) in Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Canada.
This primary care network opportunity is a partnership between the Ridge Meadows Division of Family Practice, the Ministry of Health, Fraser Health, and Katzie First Nation.
Primary Care Network Benefits:
- processes to ensure all people in a community have access to quality primary care and are attached within a PCN;
- provision of extended hours of care, including early mornings, evenings and weekends;
- provision of same-day access for urgently needed care through the PCN or an urgent primary care centre;
- provision of comprehensive primary-care services through networking of primary-care providers and teams, to include maternity, inpatient, residential, mild/moderate mental health and substance use, and preventative care;
- co-ordination of care with diagnostic services, hospital care, specialty care and specialized community services for all patients and with particular emphasis on those with mental-health and substance-use conditions, those with complex medical conditions and/or frailty and surgical services provided in community;
Be part of a cohesive team where each provider has their own unique role and scope in the provision of patient care and you work together to make sure that the patient’s needs are met in the most effective way possible. Responsibilities would include:
- The responsibility and accountability for the comprehensive assessment of patients/clients/residents including diagnosing diseases, disorders, and conditions is key to this role.
- The ability to initiate treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and prescribe medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards, limits, and conditions, and employer policies and procedures.
- The opportunity to practice autonomously and interdependently within the context of an interdisciplinary health care team while providing professional mentorship to other health professionals
- The position collaborates with patients/clients/residents and other health providers to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for patients/clients/residents, families and communities; develops and implements population and evidence based strategies to improve health and participates in policy-making activities that influence health services and practices.
- The position participates in peer review and self-review to evaluate the outcome of services at the patient/client/resident, community and population level.
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About Pitt Meadows
Just a 45 minute drive east of downtown Vancouver, Pitt Meadows has a perfect mixture of rural activities and urban amenities. The town is surrounded by snow-capped mountains, parks, and rivers where residents enjoy cycling, boating, kayaking, and fishing for salmon.
Nestled between the mighty Fraser River and the majestic Golden Ears mountains, Pitt Meadows is a dynamic municipality with a growing population of just over 19,580. With an ongoing commitment to building a better community for residents, businesses and visitors, Pitt Meadows is a wonderful place to live, work and invest. Pitt Meadows is located on the traditional unceded territory of Katzie First Nation.
Pitt Meadows offers a temperate climate, affordable housing, and an abundance of green space. Currently home to 19,580 residents, the City's population is expected to grow to 20,000 by 2020. Farming is a big industry in Pitt Meadows. Local farms grow a variety of crops and the area is best known for its greenhouses and small fruit such as delicious blueberries and cranberries.
Register online and our recruitment consultants can:
- Guide you through registration and licensing procedures.
- Match your skills and interests to opportunities in the regions of your choice.
- Provide you with information about communities of interest.
- Connect you with prospective clinics and opportunities.
- Connect you with appropriate resources (such as transition-to-practice supports) throughout the health system.
- Provide and connect you to the personal and professional support you will need from the initial stages of expressing interest to the arrival at your new clinical practice.