Nurse Practitioner – 1.0 FTE – Hinton

About Hinton, Alberta

From pristine waterways and majestic wilderness to a diverse collection of parks, trails, and amenities, the area covered by the Bighorn Primary Care Network in western-central Alberta includes the town of Hinton, the hamlet of Grande Cache, and the surrounding area. The region straddles the County of Yellowhead and Municipal District of Greenview.

Hinton is located 15 minutes east of the Jasper National Park and is an inclusive community celebrating an abundance of culture, art, and outdoor recreation. To learn more about this amazing place on the edge of the Rocky Mountains visit

About The Bighorn PCN

The Bighorn PCN is a partnership between Grande Cache and Hinton family physicians, Alberta Health, and Alberta Health Services. The Primary Care Network (PCN) is seen as an opportunity to address specific service gaps identified through innovative approaches tailored to our unique local situation, and to achieve the biggest impact through the efficient utilization of available resources.

This position in with the Bighorn PCN FTE: 1.0
Status: Permanent Hours per Week: 37.5
Hours per Shift: 7.5 Reference ID: NP210723
Primary Location: Hinton, AB
Position Summary

The Nurse Practitioner will work to full scope of practice and assist with the implementation of strategies for improving the quality and provision of patient care.

What you will do...
  • Performs advanced, focused and/or comprehensive health assessments
  • Order, perform and interpret diagnostic screening or investigations
  • Determine differential diagnoses through the integration of patient information and evidence-informed practice
  • Communicate assessment findings and/or diagnoses, including outcomes and prognoses with patients/families
  • Based on evidence-informed practice, develop and implement plans of care including performing invasive and non-invasive interventions, treatments and procedures
  • Evaluate and revise plans of care based on patient’s response to therapies, and in collaboration with patient
  • Prescribe and distribute pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and other therapies
  • Document the provision of care for patients in accordance with practice standards and organizational policies
  • Participate in clinical research of high academic caliber related to program goals and activities.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required
  • Maintains professional requirements and ongoing active participation in professional development
  • Maintains current knowledge and skills in clinical practice
  • Participates in quality improvement activities
  • Offers training support, contributing to team members’ and other healthcare providers’ knowledge, professional development, and clinical skills
  • Act as a resource to other practice members
What you need to succeed...
  • Ability to function cooperatively with physicians and clinic staff in a multidisciplinary setting
  • Ability to build a good working relationship with patients, families and other healthcare professionals
  • Understanding and adherence to confidentiality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team, respect other’s views and opinions
  • Ability to act responsibly and accountably
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility in approach to work, including the ability to work on own initiative and to prioritize workload
  • Awareness of strengths and limitations, attention to Nurse Practitioners’ Competencies and Scope in Practice
  • Ability to develop new skills and apply theory to practice
  • Ability to make evidence-based decisions
  • Ability to monitor clinical standards
  • Current Registration & Practice Permit as a Nurse Practitioner with the College and Association of Registered Nurses in Alberta (CARNA)
  • Eligible for registration as a prescriber with Tracked Prescription Program (TPP) Alberta
  • Successful completion of an approved NP program at a Master of Nursing level or equivalent
  • Experience working within a primary care setting preferred
Application Instructions
  • Please email your resume, cover letter, and professional references to
  • Please include the Reference ID in the subject line of the email
  • All candidates will be required to undergo a security clearance check

The Bighorn PCN thanks you for your interest in this position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Bighorn PCN is an equal opportunity employer. The Bighorn PCN welcomes applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.