Rural Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Rural Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Full Time | Consort, AB


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Position: Rural Primary Healthcare Nurse Practitioner

Clinic: Consort Medical Clinic (NP is independent practitioner within health team) FTE: 1.0 desired, but negotiable with right candidate

Position Term: 2-year position (with possible extension)
Schedule: Days with possibility of after-hours &/or weekend coverage

Start Date: November 2023, or as soon as possible

Compensation: As our Nurse Practitioner, you’ll play a pivotal role in delivering healthcare in our community – and we recognize the immense value in that. We offer a compensation package that includes not only a competitive salary but also a “candidate fulfillment package” that is customized to your needs.

Salary: $165,000-$185,000+ for full-time position (negotiable for the right candidate)

Candidate Fulfillment Package: includes a la carte options such as: rent/housing, housekeeping services, meal preparation/delivery, childcare stipend, paid vacation with locum coverage, health benefits, overhead coverage, relocation assistance, etc.

Job Description: Duties & Responsibilities
Provide comprehensive primary care services, including diagnosing, treating, and
managing acute and chronic illnesses, conducting physical examinations, and prescribing
Conduct thorough patient assessments, including medical history, physical examinations,
and interpretation of diagnostic tests
Make informed clinical decisions based on evidence-based practice, patient preferences,
and the highest standards of care
Work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive,
patient-centered care
Act as an advocate for patients, ensuring their needs are met and their voices are heard in
their healthcare journey
Educate patients and families about health conditions, treatment options, and preventive
measures to promote health and wellness
Take a leadership role in designing and implementing innovative healthcare programs and
initiatives tailored to the clinic’s patient population and community needs
Engage with the local community to understand its healthcare needs and contribute to
community health initiatives
Adhere to all relevant regulations, laws, and standards governing nurse practitioner
practice within the clinic’s jurisdiction
Maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records using the clinic’s electronic medical
record (EMR) system
Participate in quality improvement activities to enhance patient care, safety, and outcomes
within the clinic
Stay current with the latest advancements in nursing practice, attend relevant continuing
education, and contribute to the advancement of the profession
Be open to flexible scheduling, potentially including an after-hours/weekend clinic

About Us: We are a small community with a forward-thinking and innovative approach
to healthcare delivery. We believe that Nurse Practitioners have the potential to play a pivotal role in
healthcare in rural Alberta. That’s why we created this 100% community-funded Nurse
Practitioner position that offers one of the most competitive compensation packages in

This position has an initial two-year term, with the possibility for a contract extension.
Location: Located in Consort, Alberta, our clinic offers the perfect balance between the benefits of rural living and the challenge of innovative healthcare delivery.
Surrounded by nature’s beauty and a supportive community, you’ll find that our small town has a big heart.


Successful completion of a recognized Nurse Practitioner program at a master’s level
Current registration in good standing with College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CRNA)
as a Nurse Practitioner in the Family/All-Ages stream
Current Self-Employment License through CRNA, or ability to obtain before start date
Extended CNPS/medical liability protection
Current BCLS certification for health care providers
Proven clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner in primary care or family practice
Demonstrated ability to work independently, making clinical decisions and managing a
diverse range of patient conditions
Proficiency in conducting thorough patient assessments, diagnosing and treating acute
and chronic illnesses, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing medications,
and providing holistic patient-centered care
Expertise in rural healthcare (understanding the unique challenges of rural healthcare is
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to assess complex medical situations and make
informed clinical decisions
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Capacity to take initiative, provide guidance, and lead healthcare initiatives
Commitment to providing patient-centered care and promoting health and wellness within
the community
Proficiency in multiple computer applications including electronic medical records
(MedAccess preferred, NetCare), Microsoft Office Suite, and other relevant medical apps
Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
A satisfactory criminal record check/police information check (including vulnerable sectors
search) is required prior to the first day of hire

Job Application Methods

How to Apply:
Please submit your resume and a cover letter to

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