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Nurse Practitioner – Madawaska Valley Family Health Team

Job Opening Information


Barry's Bay



Shift Details

requires travel and flexible work hours, including evening and weekend clinics/home visits






Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct skilled examinations appropriate to the age, sex, and risk factors of each patient, including preventive interventions and immunizations as per current clinical guidelines.
  • Determine the need for, order, perform and review appropriate diagnostic tests.
  • Provide patients with appropriate and understandable clinical advice, education and c,ounselling, based on sound and up-to-date medical knowledge.
  • Accurately document in the patient record all assessments, observations, conversations, interventions and clinical discussions relating to patient care.
  • Collaborate and liaise positively with physicians, office staff, and other team members to optimize outcomes for the patient.
  • Communicate effectively with hospital and community staff (and other inter-professional team members as required), ensuring smooth transitions of patient care between sites.
  • Arrange for referrals (internal and external) as necessary.
  • Participate in case management discussions.
  • Participate in team activities and attend team meetings.
  • Participate in the evaluation of the quality and effectiveness of practice, to contribute to positive changes in programs and care.
  • Contribute to the preparation of periodic government reports as required.
  • Current registration (or eligible for registration) with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Nurse Practitioner – Primary Health Care (NP-PHC)
  • Graduate of a recognized primary health care nurse practitioner program
  • Current registration with the NPAO and evidence of liability insurance
  • Strong clinical skills
  • Demonstrated experience in community and/or primary care medicine
  • Skilled in leadership, organization, evaluation, time management, verbal and written communication, and critical thinking
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with electronic medical records
  • Must be able to travel and hold a valid driver’s licence
  • Must be willing to work outside of regular business hours


Contact Information
Susan Farrar, Executive Director
Madawaska Valley Family Health Team
21 St. Francis Memorial Drive,
Barry’s Bay, Ontario
K0J 1B0

Phone: 613-756-9888
Fax: 613-756-6900