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Nurse Practitioner, Northumberland Family Health Team

Cobourg, Ontario
Deadline May 24, 2013

Maternity Leave Contract, 1 year, full-time
Maternity Leave Term: August 19th, 2013 – August 25, 2014 (start date may be flexible)

Hours of Work:  35 hours per week
Location:  Cobourg, Ontario    

The Northumberland Family Health Team (20 physicians) is seeking a dynamic team player to join a new, innovative primary health care team. The Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT) is a primary care organization based on a collaborative interdisciplinary model emphasizing health promotion and prevention and chronic disease management.

You will work within the full scope of the RN (EC) class in a patient-centered model of care and provide clinical assessment and treatment of primary care patients and participate in chronic disease management programs and patient education.



  • Baccalaureate or Masters in Nursing.
  • Successful completion of post-graduate Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program.
  • Current extended class registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Current membership with RNAO, including professional liability insurance program
  • Basic CPR certification.
  • Current Ontario Drivers’ License.
  • Demonstrated experience in Community and/or Primary Care Setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in the area of chronic disease management and prevention
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Excellent oral, written skills and report writing in a clinical setting
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and EMR systems

Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume to Tracy West at by May 24, 2013. The Northumberland Family Health Team thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.