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Nurse Practitioner – St. Francis Memorial Hospital

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Barry's Bay



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St. Francis Memorial Hospital (SFMH) is a 20-bed, fully accredited facility, offering medical and complex continuing care. Special in‐patient services include palliative care, diabetes clinic, telemedicine and cardiac rehabilitation. A two-bed hospice is directly down the hall from our inpatient unit. The hospital has an extensive ambulatory care program with over 10,000 emergency visits per year. A six-station satellite hemodialysis unit is located on site.

SFMH offers comprehensive in-patient, out-patient and telehealth clinics in addition to regional programs such as addiction treatment, diabetes education, hemodialysis and nephrology and Ontario breast screening. There is full diagnostic support within the hospital including staff radiologists providing radiological, ultrasound, bone density and mammography support.

SFMH implemented a electronic health information system in collaboration with five regional partners including The Ottawa Hospital, Hawkesbury and District General Hospital, Renfrew Victoria Hospital, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and the Ottawa Hospital Academic Family Health Team. Each health partner has real-time access to patient medical information allowing health-care providers to make timely, informed decisions based on the most comprehensive, and connected information.

SFMH shares senior leadership and administrative roles with Renfrew Victoria Hospital (RVH). RVH has been designated as Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO) by RNAO and through this SFMH and through these collaborations and integration efforts SFMH also remains on the leading edge of practice. Together, we have implemented many best practice initiatives.

We are recruiting for a Nurse Practitioner to work in the emergency department. This is a full-time position.

Reporting to the Chief Nursing Executive, the Nurse Practitioner will join the interdisciplinary team as an expert practitioner, physician extender and patient advocate in a program-based emergency care environment. The Nurse Practitioner will assume autonomous responsibility in the emergency department and at times the inpatient unit with MD support.


  • Registered Nurse Extended Class License in good standing with the College of Nurses Ontario
  • Current certification in CPR Level-C Healthcare Provider
  • Current certification in Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • Critical care or ER qualifications


  • Two years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in critical care environment
  • Demonstrated clinical competence and experience in emergency nursing care
  • Supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated organizational, conceptual, and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated advanced practice skills and competence in interpersonal relations, problem-solving, communication, collaboration and innovation
  • Demonstrated ability to perform autonomously
  • Additional emergency medicine certification


Additional Information
SFMH would not continue to evolve and thrive without the dedication of our entire staff. We pride ourselves on creating and maintaining an environment where people are family; valued, recognized and treated with respect.  We do this by providing our employees with competitive and comprehensive benefit plans, a pension program with more than matching employer contribution, professional development opportunities, employee and family assistance program, health and wellness programs (free staff gym on site) and a learning fund for educational development. Exploring new positions, programs, or development initiatives is encouraged as it contributes to your personal and professional growth. St. Francis Memorial Hospital offers an education fund that supports staff pursue educational opportunities.

Our mission is to provide high-quality, patient-centred healthcare in collaboration with our partners.

We welcome new graduates to our hospital and provide a comprehensive orientation and mentorship.

We welcome and encourage applications from members of all groups and backgrounds, especially those applicants who are members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the Ontario Human Rights Code based on race, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nations, Métis or Inuk-Inuit person.

Contact Information
Joanne Pecarskie
St. Francis Memorial Hospital
Barry’s Bay, Ontario