Nurse Practitioner Job Share/Part-time or Full-time position(s)


The Loyalist Family Health Team (LFHT) in Amherstview, Ontario, just minutes from the shores of Lake Ontario, is seeking a skilled, enthusiastic, dedicated Nurse Practitioner interested in collaborative team-based primary care. The Nurse Practitioner will help to increase access to primary care for patients by focusing on acute and episodic care as well as patient care across the life span. This includes, but is not limited to, acute and chronic disease management, preventative care, prenatal visits, well-baby care, health teaching, prescription renewals, and other practitioner-patient interventions. This exciting opportunity will appeal to a self-directed professional interested in practicing full scope and providing excellent team-based care to a wide variety of patients in collaboration with a group of supportive physicians and committed interdisciplinary health care providers. Please indicate your preferred hours for a part-time/job share or full- time position in your cover letter.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Diagnoses and treats clients for acute episodic illnesses
  • Orders appropriate investigations; interprets reports of investigations and analyzes information to monitor progress and plan treatment
  • Applies knowledge of pharmacology, antibiotic stewardship, and evidence-based practice in appropriately selecting, prescribing, administering, and monitoring the effects of drugs
  • In partnership with other providers; support and counsel patients, establish priorities for management of health conditions, provides follow-up treatment, communicates with patients and families about health findings
  • Collaborates and/or consults with physicians and other interdisciplinary team members to provide excellent, patient-centred healthcare

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Current extended class certificate and unrestricted registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (Masters or NP-PHC are considered an asset)
  • Current membership with RNAO, including professional liability insurance program
  • At least one (1) year of clinical experience is preferred, particularly in primary care
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

Job Requirements:

  • This position requires the successful candidate to work onsite, and we provide a dedicated office and examination room for these purposes
  • Willingness to work one evening per week is strongly preferred
  • This position(s) is available immediately

What we offer:

  • Collegial, collaborative atmosphere with a commitment to employee and organizational development
  • A commitment to open and respectful communication
  • Salary starting at $122,178/year and a competitive benefits package

Please email cover letter, any questions, and résumé to Application deadline is June 16, 2023. Applications without a cover letter will not be reviewed. In your application, please include your preferred hours for a job share/part-time position. We cannot guarantee these hours but will take them into consideration.


Executive Director, Loyalist Family Health Team

The Family Health Team (FHT) provides an approach to primary health care that brings together a team of health
care providers to co-ordinate the highest possible quality of care for the patient. The FHT consists of physicians,
nurse practitioners, nurses, other health care professionals and administrative support working collaboratively,
each utilizing their own experience and skills to provide enhanced care to the Team’s patients. The Executive
Director (ED) position is central to the successful operation of the FHT. It is a position of leadership, requiring
excellent interpersonal skills, planning skills and management expertise. The FHT operates within a shared
administrative and clinical leadership model. In fulfilling the FHT’s mandate, the ED works in close collaboration
with the Lead Physician to ensure that primary health care objectives are achieved. The ED is accountable to the
Board of Directors and works under their direction. The ED will have supervisory responsibilities for all of the
employees of the FHT and demonstrate compliance with current HR legislation (WHMIS, Occupational H&S,
Employment Standards).

Education and Experience and Skills:
• A successful track record of three (3) or more years at the management level in health or public
• A degree in business (graduate preferred) or a suitable combination of education and experience
• Experience working directly with a Board of Directors
• Exceptional interpersonal, liaison and communication skills
• Experience in:
        Policy and program development and delivery
        Strategic planning, and,
        Finance and human resources management
• Proven ability to lead, encourage and motivate staff in a team environment
• Exceptional change management and organizational development skills
• Strong technology skills; proficiency in computer applications (i.e. Windows, MS Office suite, email and internet research)
• Demonstrated commitment to continual learning

Main Responsibilities:
• Assists the Board in developing and implementing strategic plans that fulfill the mission and mandate of the FHT. Strategic plans guide the development of programs and services and the ongoing operation of
the FHT.
• Translates, on an annual basis, the Board’s goals, objectives and strategic directions into operational plans and activities
• Develops the relevant metrics (key performance indicators) and reports (‘scorecards’) to track progress on the strategic plan, and reports results quarterly to the Board
• Builds collaborative working relationships with stakeholders, including hospitals, MOHLTC, FLA OHT, community agencies, other FHTs and local government and provincial agencies
• Represents the FHT on various committees and networks at the local, regional, and provincial levels to address evolving infrastructure needs in primary care
• Identifies and creates opportunities for new partnerships in the public and private sector that benefit the FHT
• Develops, implements and maintains an effective communications and public relations strategy to provide information and promote services and the positive value of the FHT
• Determines the organizational structure within the staff complement determined by the MOHLTC
• Develops, implements and maintains effective strategies and programs for staff recruitment, retention, performance management, development and training, and succession planning to ensure maximum
productivity and service continuity
• Determines training and development needs of staff based on current and emerging competency requirements and allocates resources appropriately
• Conducts performance reviews and provides on-going performance feedback and coaching
• Creates a culture of wellness by initiating and supporting programs that benefit the psychological and physical health of employees
• Ensures the development and implementation of a sound financial management plan which balances service delivery and funding requirements. This will include preparation of the business plan and annual
budget, the control of expenditures within the approved budget, provision of financial reports to the Board of Directors and MOHLTC and compliance with audit recommended actions
• Recommends changes to the pension and benefits plans based on financial analysis of cost effectiveness
• Develops, implements and maintains an effective process for facilities management, purchasing and information management systems
• Develops, implements and maintains effective internal control and due diligence process to manage risk (i.e. business continuity planning, insurance, regulatory obligations, etc.)
• Reviews and approves all short-term and long-term IT infrastructure plans and improvements for the FHT related to capital investments and operational needs (i.e. website, EMR –shared with FHO)
• Ensures that appropriate systems are in place for enhanced service provision and the protection of patient confidentiality
• Ensures that appropriate quality assurance systems are in place to measure and monitor the quality of the FHTs activities, including patient satisfaction and compliance with standards
• Ensures that required program delivery reports for the MOHLTC are accurate, outcome-based, and submitted on time
• Develops plans to continuously improve programs and delivery
• Participates in research activities aimed at innovative approaches to care, database development and practice-based initiatives
• Develops and oversees the organization’s privacy program
• Develops and maintains privacy policies and information practices
• Develops and delivers privacy training
• Management of privacy breaches
• Responds to access and correction requests, privacy inquiries and complaints
• Does or oversees regular privacy auditing and compliance monitoring
• Reports to the Board on Privacy related issues

Please email cover letter, any questions, and résumé to Applications without a cover letter will not be reviewed.



Medical Office Assistant (Temporary Contract)

 Loyalist Family Health Team is seeking a Medical Office Assistant on a temporary contract from June 19 2023 to 31 August 2023 to cover vacation and sick days for other Medical Office Assistants. Duties include greeting patients, managing patient flow, processing samples, answering phones, weighing and measuring patients, and booking appointments. Excellent oral and written communication skills and computer competency are essential. Experience with OSCAR EMR is considered an asset.

The successful candidate should expect approximately 40-44 hours each week. Preference will be given to candidates with medical office assistant education and experience. Salary is expected to be between $16.00-$17.00/hour depending upon qualifications. The successful candidate typically works from 8-4pm Monday to Friday with possible evenings until 8pm or Saturday mornings from 9-12pm.

 Consider this position if you are:

  • comfortable interacting with patients and caregivers in a clinical environment
  • reliable, punctual, and adaptable

 Please email your cover letter, resume, and any questions to by Friday, May 12, 2023.  Applications without a cover letter will not be reviewed. Candidates requiring accommodation for the interview process are invited to state this at the time the interview is scheduled.

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