PFCC - Advisors on Committees/Projects

Currently Open Advisor Positions

If you are interested in anyone of these engagement opportunities email us at achpfcc@ahs.ca or phone 403-955-2396.

The following Committees/Projects are looking for Advisors:

Innovation 3D Project

Advisor information:

Alberta Children’s Hospital staff and clinicians are known for being innovative and person centred.  This is something we are proud of.  We also know we can always do better!

We would like to launch an “Innovation Challenge” where we involve clinicians, front line staff, children, youth and families to help us solve our innovation challenge.

We know that the best ideas come from the most unlikely places. 

See attachment for more information.

 

Description of Opportunity:
Commitment Details:

Total of 2-3 hrs a week from mid-September till end of October

Attend a weekly huddle of 1 hr with the small project team

Email achpfcc@ahs.ca if interested in this opportunity. 

Supporting Documents:

http://fcrc.ahs.ca/family/pfcc/advisor/docs/ACH-Innovation-Challenge_June_2018--002-.docx

Deadline: Open until the position(s) are filled.

Patient/Parent Partner - Asthma KidsPro System Development

Advisor information:

Alberta Health Services is shifting towards a culture of delivering patient and family-centered care. Integration of Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) improves patient-centered outcomes by collecting information from patients and caregivers about their symptoms, treatment effects, and their experiences with the care they receive. PROs are not routinely incorporated in current pediatric clinical care practices clinical practice in Alberta. To fill this gap, we aim to develop the KidsPRO system, an innovative healthcare information solution for Asthma which is the most common chronic disease among children.

We are looking for the Patient Partners to develop the KidsPRO system, an innovative healthcare information solution that will support and facilitate the integration of Patient-reported Outcomes (PROs) in routine care of children suffering from asthma, evaluated in Alberta Children’s Hospital (ACH) out-patient clinics.

We are interested in recruiting pediatric patients who is:

  • In one of these age groups: (8-9,10-12,13-15, 16-18)
  • Living with asthma in the community
  • Able to attend meetings
  • Able to listen well and enjoy working with others
  • Able to attend supportive education and skill-building sessions that prepare him/her for this partnership
  • Willing to talk about his/her own experience of living with asthma, to help develop KidsPRO

We are interested in recruiting family caregivers who is:

  • The family caregiver of asthmatic patient in one of these age groups (8-9,10-12)
  •  Able to attend meetings
  • Able to listen well and enjoy working with others
  • Able to facilitate communication between researchers, other team members and the child he/she is caring for
  • Able to attend supportive education and skill-building sessions that prepare him/her for this partnership
  • Willing to talk about his/her experience of caring for asthmatic pediatric patient, to help develop KidsPRO
Description of Opportunity:

KidsPRO introduction video: https://youtu.be/iuJIeUI1n1Q

KidsPRO Patient-partner recruitment video : https://youtu.be/DReUdBtuFZE

For more information see link below

Commitment Details:

For more information see link below

Supporting Documents:

http://fcrc.ahs.ca/family/pfcc/advisor/docs/Patient-Partner-for-Asthma-Project.docx

Deadline: Open until the position(s) are filled.

All successful Advisor applicants will need to be registered through Alberta Health Services Volunteer Resources which will include completing a criminal background check, signing a confidentiality agreement and a media release form (optional). The PFCC team will help facilitate this process.