Careers at NFHT

Permanent Full Time

An exciting opportunity is available for a Permanent Full Time Nurse Practitioner at the Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT). The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a valued member of our team, diagnosing and treating patients of all ages. The NP providing medical care, education and coordination of care for patients experiencing a spectrum of medical issues from new life events to episodic illness to chronic disease. The Nurse Practitioner works closely with our associated physicians, providing care to patients enrolled in their medical practices in a shared care model and with the support of our interprofessional team/programs, including pharmacy, mental health, physiotherapy, seniors’ wellness/occupational therapy, footcare, chronic pain, chronic disease management and prevention and wellness programs. This position comes with paid vacation, paid time and expenses for professional development and enrollment in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP).

About Us: NFHT is a non-profit, primary health care organization providing over 26,000 patients with timely access to a comprehensive range of services and programs aimed at managing and preventing disease and improving health status. The inter-professional team includes family physicians and professional staff, including nurses and nurse practitioners, occupational and physical therapists, dietitians, social workers, pharmacist and chiropodist, who work together to provide person-centred, effective, collaborative and integrated care. For more information about our organization, please visit

NFHT 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.

We are 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 us so that appropriate accommodations to be made.

Must Haves:
• Current registration (or eligible for registration) will the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Nurse Practitioner – Primary Health Care (NP-PHC)
• Graduate of a recognized Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program
• Current membership with RNAO/NPAO, including professional liability insurance program
• Basic CPR certification
• Current Ontario Drivers’ License
• Strong clinical skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and nurture positive working relationships both within and outside of NFHT You will stand out as a candidate if you also have:
• Experience in community and/or primary care medicine
• Proficient computer skills and experience with Electronic Medical Records (EMRs)

Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume to Adrienne Bell-Smith, Executive Director, at We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information about our organization, please click on the About Us tab on the website.