Registered Nurse - Barrie & Community Family Health Team (Barrie)

Organization Name
Barrie & Community Family Health Team (Barrie)
Registered Nurse
FTE Type
0.6 FTE (Contract)

370 Bayview Drive, 3rd Floor
Barrie ON L4N 7L3

Closing date

Job Description

The Barrie & Community Family Health Team (BCFHT) is one of the largest family health teams in Ontario. We are comprised of Physicians, Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Dietitians, Pharmacists, Diabetes and Respiratory Educators, Mental Health Counsellors, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Chiropodist, and an Administrative team. Our Team is focused on improving access to comprehensive, patient-centered, team-based primary health care, which supports self-management, emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention, and enhances the management of individuals with chronic diseases through programs that are well linked with other local and community services. The BCFHT is currently searching for a:

Registered Nurse, School Success Program
Contract (4 months Approximately)
0.6 FTE (3 days per week)

The Registered Nurse (RN) works as part of a comprehensive team to provide excellent care to patients in the School Success Program. Care is provided using a multidisciplinary team approach, including nursing, social work, occupational therapy, physician and Pediatrician support. Through planning, assessment, and care coordination, the RN will assist children (and families) who are struggling in school and referred to the School Success program. The RN also establishes strong communication pathways and connections between patients, family physicians, specialists, schools and other community resources. This will be a rewarding part-time opportunity for anyone looking to make a difference for children and families, within a collaborative work environment.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work in partnership with other members of a multidisciplinary team to provide primary care and education to paediatric patients, and families/care providers, within the program
  • Perform intake coordination and nursing assessments of patients and caregivers referred to the program 
  • Conduct individual and family assessments to identify strengths, resources, psychological factors, socioeconomic impacts, educational needs and barriers to achieving optimal health and well-being 
  • Provide care according to current best-practice clinical guidelines and standards to improve the health of well-being of patients and families within the clinical program area
  • Develop, implement and revise customized care plans to meet individual needs in collaboration with the patient, their family, family physician, and other health care practitioners 
  • Maintain clinical competence in caring for patients and their families, in compliance with PHIPA
  • Collaborate with community partners including members of the education system, as appropriate, to enhance the care of patients and families
  • Communicate with appropriate care providers, in a timely fashion
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation using electronic medical records
  • Participate in program planning, quality improvement and evaluation activities, specific to the program 
  • Analyze the effectiveness of the program and help to identify any unmet needs 
  • Serve as a resource to the team and community by providing information about the program, marketing and communication with others regarding the program 

Education, Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, with minimum of three years in a related field
  • Current registration and good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Excellent clinical assessment skills and a good understanding of current best practice clinical guidelines, as they relate to pediatric populations
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and multitask efficiently
  • Strong communication skills, interpersonal skills, networking skills, teaching and facilitation skills
  • Experience in program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a team member of a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Solid knowledge base of local community resources and supports for children and families
  • Strong technological abilities and experience working with Electronic Medical Records and computer programs including Microsoft Office
  • It is a condition of employment that you receive the necessary vaccinations to protect against COVID-19, or any similar infectious diseases, which are recommended by governmental and public health authorities. The BCFHT will comply with the Ontario Human Rights Code with respect to any exemption requests

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Must adhere to all BCFHT Policies and Procedures 
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada 
  • Must be able to travel within the community 
  • Able to work evenings, if required
  • Ability to attend meetings before or after regular working hours, when required
  • Must adhere to confidentiality and privacy policies, rules and regulations
  • Must adhere to Occupational Health & Safety policies and procedures, as per applicable legislation

How to Apply

Qualified applicants are asked to forward their cover letter and resume to Deadline for applications is May 23, 2022. For more information on our team please visit our website at We thank all applicants for their interest in BCFHT, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Barrie and Community Family Health Team supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with a disability. Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected as per Freedom of Information (F.O.I.) And Protection of Privacy Act, 1987.
The Barrie and Community Family Health Team is committed to improving access and opportunities for individuals with
disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require a specific
accommodation during the application, interview or recruitment stage, please contact our HR Coordinator by phone at 705-721-0370 x 2121 by fax at 705-725-4708 or by email at