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Nurse Practitioner

Saskatoon, SK
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Full time
  • Permanent job

  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Job Details
  • RHA Job Number:
  • GO-00757974-3
  • Number of Vacancies:
  • 1
  • Profession:
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Organization:
  • Saskatchewan Health Authority
  • Facility Name:
  • Wakaw Primary Health Centre/Cudworth Health Centre
  • Department:
  • Primary Health - Wakaw - Collaborative Emergency Centre
  • Employment Type:
  • Permanent
  • Employment Term:
  • Full Time
  • Posting Date:
  • June 3, 2024
  • Closing Date:
  • June 13, 2024 21:30
  • Hours of Work:
  • Shift Information: Days
    In a 3 week rotation: 14 shifts of 8.00 hours
  • Rate of Pay:
  • $52.590 to $62.910 (6 step range)
  • Union:
  • SUN
Job Description

Provide primary health care services to the community, which includes health promotion and protection, disease and injury prevention, provision of supportive, instructive, treatment and emergency services. Implement therapeutic interventions (including Pharmacotheraputics) for chronic, stable and common conditions. Utilize and synthesize from multiple sources appropriate health assessment and differential diagnosis of client/patient status. Assess need for ordering and interpreting appropriate laboratory, radiology and ultrasound diagnostic tests. Work in conjunction with the client, family and health providers to develop and implement holistic treatment, interventions and support. Be part of a diverse interdisciplinary team working in the Wakaw/Cudworth area. May work with teams at other Primary Health Centres. Provide educational support for students including nursing, medicine and other disciplines. Will support and participate in multi-level chronic disease management strategies (individual, family and community). Assist individuals, families and communities to increase knowledge, control and influence of health determinants in the maintenance and improvement of their health status. Work with health care, community and inter-sectoral partners such as public health, Sask Learning, Department of Community Resources and Employment. Support and assist in the development/implementation of quality initiatives to benefit service delivery models contribute to research activities.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Registered or eligible for registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Saskatchewan (CRNS) as an RN (NP)
  • Valid Class 5 driver's license

Requires 3 years full-time experience as a Registered Nurse, with a minimum of one year nursing experience in a Primary Health Care setting preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to implement holistic, comprehensive care to individuals, groups, families and the community
  • Demonstrates ability and flexibility to adapt to changing situations and environments.
  • Demonstrates ability and initiative in handling difficult situations resulting in productive outcomes.
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a team, successfully promoting collaborative practice with other health professionals on the Primary Health team.
  • Demonstrates application of critical thinking skills to responsible decision-making.
  • Demonstrates capacity for visioning, goal setting and utilizing change theory
  • Demonstrates clinical/health assessment, diagnostic, pharmacotherapeutic and therapeutic intervention skills working to the scope of practice of the RN (NP) role
  • Demonstrates commitment to continuing learning and professional development.
  • Demonstrates communication skills, both verbal and nonverbal, that creates positive outcomes, builds relationships, and supports the change process.
  • Demonstrates educational skills and strategies produce positive healthy outcomes for individuals, groups and communities.
  • Demonstrates empathy, trust and respect in the provision of care.
  • Demonstrates leadership, confidence and autonomy in the RN (NP) role.
  • Demonstrates organizational capacity to plan, implement and evaluate multiple assessments, projects and deadlines at the individual, group and community levels.

Other Information
  • Field hours
  • NOTE: This is a Provincial Posting and is open to all SUN members within the bargaining unit as per Articles 27.02 and 27.05 of the SUN Collective Bargaining Agreement. First preference will be given to employees of the SKHA (Saskatoon) and its affiliated agencies.

Additional Information

We work together to improve our health and well-being. Every day. For everyone. The SHA is committed to building a representative, diverse, inclusive and culturally responsive workforce. We are committed to the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action. We work in the spirit of truth and reconciliation acknowledging Saskatchewan as the traditional territory of First Nations and Metis people. . This position may be eligible for incentives from the Saskatchewan Health Authority and between $30,000 - $50,000 from the Ministry of Health. For more information regarding the Ministry incentives, please visit
Geographic Location: Located approximately 100 KMS outside of Saskatoon
Expected Start Date: July 2, 2024
FTE®: 1.00

Organization & Community
  • Saskatchewan Health Authority
  • Saskatoon
  • 0
Community Description

Saskatchewan's largest city is a four season destination and has gained a reputation as a great place to both live and visit. A young, vibrant and entrepreneurial demographic is energizing the city with exciting new things to see and do and is a short drive to the northern lake country. Saskatoon has more golf courses and restaurants per capita than anywhere in North America and is noted for its outstanding walking and biking trails along the riverbank. Excellent educational facilities such as the University of Saskatchewan, home of the Canadian Light Source synchrotron, draw the best minds from around the world creating a youthful vitality and cultural richness evident in every neighbourhood.


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