Primary Care Nurse Practitioner – 1.0 FTE – Permanent

About The City of Grande Prairie

Grande Prairie is located in Northwestern Alberta, in the heart of the Peace Region, and is the largest city north of Edmonton. It is a thriving young city full of continuous growth and opportunity. The population of Grande Prairie is 69,088 (2018 census), with the greatest population being between the ages of 30 and 34. This population includes representation from more than 80 different cultural and ethnic groups.

Grande Prairie has been the hub of the Peace Region since the early 1900s, making it rich with the culture and heritage of its many residents past and present. Across the city, there are many ways to immerse yourself in the experience of Grande Prairie’s culture and heritage. Grande Prairie possesses several state-of-the-art recreational facilities and has a vibrant arts and culture community.

Grande Prairie has something for all those you live and work in this great city. Visit one of our many historic exhibits, check out a significant landmark or one of many other opportunities to explore the city in new ways today! To learn more go to

About The Grande Prairie PCN

The Grande Prairie Primary Care Network, in beautiful Grande Prairie, Alberta – a city rich in cultural and economic opportunities, and a great place to raise a family – was formed in 2010 to work with local primary care physicians in the delivery of primary healthcare services. The PCN provides innovative and collaborative initiatives that improve communication, increase coordination of services, and enhance medical clinic practices to better meet the needs of the community.

This position is with the Grande Prairie PCN FTE: 1.0
Status: Permanent Hours per Week: 37.5
Hours per Shift: 7.5 Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm Reference ID: PCNP20230228
Primary Location: Grande Prairie PCN Number of Positions: 1
Position Summary

The Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) will work to full scope to support unattached complex patients who require follow up care. The NP will work collaboratively with PCN team members and Physicians and will assist with the implementation of strategies for improving the quality and provision of patient care and communicate effectively with team members.

This is a 1.0 FTE (37.5 hours/week) permanent position.

What you will do...
  • To work collaboratively in a patient centred, integrated team-based practice within a primary care setting
  • To participate in the care of individual patients, practice populations and associated communities
  • To develop the skills and abilities of the nursing professionals and medical office assistants
  • To provide restricted activities and care within the full scope of practice as defined under the Health Professions Act (HPA)
  • To initiate/recommend appropriate investigations/referrals
  • To 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
  • To assist in the delivery of disease management and health promotion programs and provide appropriate care and treatment according to currently accepted evidence-based practice
  • To 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
  • Assist physicians and clinical staff on a as needed
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 6-8 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’ licence and access to a vehicle is required
Application Instructions

Please email your resume, cover letter, and professional references to

Please include the Reference ID in the subject line of the email.

All candidates will be required to undergo a security clearance check.

The Grande Prairie PCN thanks you for your interest in this position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Grande Prairie PCN is an equal opportunity employer. The Grande Prairie PCN welcomes applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.