The area covered by the Borealis PCN includes the towns of Peace River, Manning, Beaverlodge, Hythe, Wembley, Sexsmith, and Spirit River in northwest Alberta. People in the region enjoy, museums, arts, parks, and various recreation facilities. The region is also home to a wide array of wildlife and big game including moose, white-tailed deer, mule deer, and elk.
About The PCN
The Borealis PCN was formed to provide timely and accessible primary health care services to the patients in our communities. The Borealis Primary Care Network was formed by the merging of the Peace Region and Saddle Hills PCNs on April 1, 2023. Primary Care Networks have been active in the region since 2007.
Peace River and Saddle Hills Primary Care Networks are merging to create the Borealis Primary Care Network generating new and exciting opportunities! The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible for working collaboratively with the organization’s leadership team to conceptualize and develop evaluation and performance measurement frameworks and support the nursing professionals in their roles.
What you will do...
Lead and manage the clinical team consisting of nursing professionals and medical office assistants
Develop the skills and abilities of the nursing professionals and medical office assistants
Provide restricted activities and care within the full scope of practice as defined under the Health Professions Act (HPA)
Perform comprehensive assessment, diagnosis (including the ordering and interpretation of tests), intervention (including the prescribing of medications), management, referral, and evaluation of patient/client care across the continuum of health care services
Assist in the delivery of disease management and health promotion programs and provide appropriate care and treatment according to currently accepted evidence-based practice
Undertake disease management, incorporating monitoring progress, response to treatment, and promoting the preventive aspects of patient care
Ensure accurate, objective and timely clinical documentation in the appropriate medical record
Work collaboratively in a patient centered, integrated team-based practice within a primary care setting
Participate in the care of individual patients, practice populations and associated communities
Assist physicians and clinical staff on a as needed
Provide coverage for physicians as appropriate
What you need to succeed...
Master of Nursing, with a Family Nurse Practitioner focus
Must hold current registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA)
A minimum of 8-10 years nursing experience and 2 years as a Nurse Practitioner is required
Primary Care nursing experience is required
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for a healthcare provider
High levels of integrity and professional behaviour
Ability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality
Attention to details and problem-solving and critical thinking skills
Able to work independently and demonstrates ability to be proactive in completing duties
Ability to delegate effectively and provide leadership, advice, and consultation to others
Ability to lead change including quality improvement initiatives
Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to handle multiple assignments and tasks while meeting deadlines
Understanding of EMR software is an asset
Computer skills related to Microsoft Office suite
Valid drivers license and access to a vehicle is required