Nurse Practitioner (24-22)

Administrative Staff

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Competition #


Closing Date

April 10th, 2024

Effective Date

April 1st, 2024


Administrative Staff



Salary Range

$110,439.24 to $122,178.00

Northern College is seeking a Nurse Practitioner at our East End Family Health Team. The successful candidate will possess strong analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to work under pressure. They will have the ability to operate an electronic medical record (EMR) and related technologies to work with patient records, send referrals, manage prescriptions, etc., as well as be proficient with the use of email, Microsoft Word and Power Point. Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with effective conflict resolution, mediation, problem-solving, and consensus building skills are required. Demonstrated skill in leadership, hospital and community nursing, team building, communication, and coordination is also required. Experience as an educator or preceptor and/or knowledge of quality management is an asset.

At Northern College, we’re committed to the ongoing success and development of everyone who passes through our learning spaces, whether they be our students, employees or community members. We believe in investing in those who invest in us, constantly working to build a collaborative and friendly working environment while offering top tier benefits and generous pension packages to our eligible full-time employees with purposeful, rewarding work, supportive supervisors and positive, engaged work teams.

Reporting to the Executive Director, East End Family Health Team, the successful candidate will be responsible for assessing, diagnosing, ordering, and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing medication, and ordering other treatments for patients who may be suffering from both episodic illness and chronic disease.

What you will be doing:

  • Effectively manage the primary care needs of a roster of patients with the help of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Be involved with health promotion activities with the aim of optimizing the health of people, families, communities, and populations;
  • Function within their scope of practice; and
  • Demonstrate and maintain competence in clinical NP practice in health assessment, diagnosis, and therapeutics.

A detailed job description is available from the Human Resource Services department.

What you will need to be considered:

  • Master of Nursing – Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner (MN-PHCNP);
  • 4 years of nursing experience;
  • Registered with CNO: Nurse Practitioner – Primary Health Care (Registered Nurse Extended Class);
  • Member of the Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario;
  • Proof of professional liability protection (PLP); and
  • Knowledge of health and social systems required.

 What Northern has to offer:

  • Defined benefit pension plan;
  • Professional development opportunities;
  • Wellness programs;
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • Tuition assistance;
  • Generous vacation and holiday closure;
  • Group insurance benefits (medical, dental, life insurance, LTD, etc.); and
  • Relocation expense reimbursement.

The incumbent may be required to provide a criminal reference check.

As part of Northern College’s action on reconciliation, the College recognizes its responsibility to make a difference through increasing the number of Indigenous employees who work in the academic field. We encourage applicants who identify as Indigenous to apply.

Northern College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. To request reasonable accommodation at any time during the selection process, please contact the Human Resource Services department. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

Northern College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Northern College, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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