Primary Care Nurse Clinician (1.0 FTE) contract

Leading Primary Health Care in Guelph

The Guelph Family Health Team’s vision is Leadership, Innovation and Excellence in Primary Care. Building on the medical home model, our interdisciplinary team improves the health of Guelph and area residents through patient-guided, quality focused primary healthcare based on best-practice evidence. In collaboration with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario, we aim to become a designated Best Practice Spotlight Organization. We inspire in our staff a commitment to professional, comprehensive, and compassionate care so our patients can maximize their wellness potential and are looking for candidates committed to sustainable use of best practice evidence in their role.


The Guelph Family Health Team is looking for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Registered Nurse, in what we call a Primary Care Nurse Clinician (PCNC) for an 8-month contract.

Role Description:

The Guelph FHT Registered Nurse in the primary care practice setting is an expert in providing excellent care and coordination of Chronic Disease Management and prevention to populations at risk for developing and/or living with chronic conditions or illnesses. The PCNC activities are aimed at improving optimal health/wellness, through promotion and prevention programs at individual, group, and or joint care with other IHP. The PCNC is responsible for the assessment, planning, coordination, and delivery of services, consistent with the principles of primary health care, to designated populations and their families and caregivers. Working in collaboration with the primary provider and interdisciplinary team, the PCNC will share expertise and knowledge of health promotion, disease prevention and chronic disease management with a goal to improving access and patient self-management.

  • Must have a RN.BScN degree
  • Certificate of registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • 2- 3 years’ working experience
  • Ability to function in a full scope RN role in a collaborative and interdisciplinary primary care setting
  • Knowledge of community social and health partners an asset
  • Working knowledge of chronic disease management is critical
  • Excellent skill in patient coaching to support self-management
  • Self-directed individual with system navigation capacity
  • Progressive learner


Guelph FHT is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and welcome all qualified applicants to apply to join our team. We accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process; please advise Human Resources in advance if an accommodation is required.

Interested applicants can email with a cover letter and resume by May 19, 2023. Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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