Primary Care Nurse Practitioner-New Vision Family Health Team (Kitchener)

Organization Name
New Vision Family Health Team (Kitchener)
Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
FTE Type
1.0 FTE

421 Greenbrook Drive, Unit 23B
Kitchener ON N2M 4K1

Closing date

Job Description

The New Vision Family Health Team (NVFHT) is seeking a 1.0 FTE Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. This will be a contract position for 18 months to cover a maternity leave. The NVFHT is a multi-disciplinary team located in the Waterloo Region providing primary care to 28,000 patients. We offer a friendly, collaborative, and professional environment in a spacious facility.

Position Summary:
As an integral member of the NVFHT, the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner will provide comprehensive health care services to patients within full scope of practice with a strong focus on acute and episodic care and well-baby care. This exciting opportunity will appeal to a self-directed professional who has other skills and interests where they can build/expand upon our existing services. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Diagnosis and treat patients for acute / episodic illness.
  • Order appropriate investigations; interpret reports and analyze information to monitor progress and treatment plan.
  • Provide care to unattached (unrostered) babies in community (up to 6 months of age).
  • Conduct periodic examinations and risk assessment that may include care of at-risk populations, wellness exams, pediatric care, and immunizations.
  • Recommend and arrange for referrals and appointments.
  • Develop and maintain supportive, positive relationships with patients and their caregivers. 
  • Collaborate and consult with physicians and other interdisciplinary health providers. 

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Current extended class certificate and unrestricted registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (Masters or NP-PHC).
  • Current membership with RNAO/NPAO, including professional liability insurance program. 
  • At least one 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 successful candidate to work onsite. We provide a dedicated office and examination room for these purposes.
  • Willingness to work one evening per week is strongly preferred.
  • A criminal background/vulnerable sector check.
  • Be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

What we offer:

  • Compensation as set out by the Ministry of Health.
  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP).
  • WSIB coverage.
  • Supports professional development (continuance of salary and allowance).

For more information regarding our Family Health Team, please visit our website at 

How to Apply

Interested, qualified candidates should send their current resume and cover letter to Jennifer Willsie, Executive Director: 

The New Vision Family Health Team supports diversity, equity, inclusion and is a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. We seek to attract and retain individuals who will work together to create and sustain a vibrant, healthy, safe, and caring community. 
New Vision Family Health Team is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please make your accommodation needs known when contacted.