Nurse Practitioner Team Lead

Nurse Practitioner Team Lead


It takes an outstanding team to deliver exceptional care.


Hello, we’re the South Calgary Primary Care Network. We are change makers, innovators and community builders. We are a uniquely Alberta approach to primary care delivery. We are a group of interprofessional teams and need you to be part of the movement to bring innovative primary health care programs and services to the residents of south Calgary. Our network of family doctors and allied health care professionals are some of the best around. Pair that with our top-notch administrative team and you have an unstoppable force leading the way in primary health care – a powerhouse for developing the inventive programs our population needs and deserves. Join us as we change the landscape of primary health care for generations to come. 




Established in February 2006, the South Calgary Primary Care Network (SCPCN) includes the areas south of Anderson Road to the southern, western, and eastern city limits. Our vision is to lead optimal personal and community wellness. And our commitment to south Calgary residents continues to be the building of a sustainable, patient-centred Medical Home. Located in the fastest growing area in Calgary, the SCPCN now has over 261 member doctors at 63 clinics.




Reporting to the Program Manager the Nurse Practitioner provides comprehensive nursing services to the patient population within South Calgary PCN clinics and physician offices. The Nurse Practitioner uses an in-depth advanced practice knowledge to provide comprehensive assessments, to order and interpret diagnostic and screening tests, to diagnose illness and disease, and to therapeutically manage health concerns, including the prescription of medications and therapies. The position is responsible for the provision of health services to manage the needs of individuals, families, groups, and communities. The Nurse Practitioner uses the principles of primary health care to guide clinical practice, and thus contributes to the models of health care established by South Calgary primary Care Network. This position will work autonomously, as well as collaborate with the team of health professionals to provide comprehensive health services for their clients. The Nurse Practitioner practices in a variety of settings including physician offices and primary care clinics.




  • Perform advanced comprehensive and focused health assessments
  • Synthesize and analyze health assessment information using critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills
  • Combine patient assessment findings with scientific and clinical knowledge to make a diagnosis within the nurse practitioner scope of practice
  • Order appropriate screening and diagnostic investigations and interpret these investigations based on sound clinical reasoning, scientific evidence, and critical thinking
  • Appropriately consult with and refer to physicians or other members of the health care team when client needs are beyond the scope of the nurse practitioner, or outside of the individual NP’s level of competence.
  • Collaborate with patients, families, and other members of the health care team to share decision making and set priorities for the management of health concerns
  • Apply knowledge of pharmacology in selecting, prescribing, monitoring, and dispensing drugs within the nurse practitioners’ scope of practice
  • Manage the treatment of patients diagnosed by the physician or nurse practitioner within their scope of practice
  • Document all phases of patient care in the appropriate Electronic Medical Record (EMR) to maintain accurate and timely records, as well as recording the details of clinical interactions in SCPCN evaluation systems
  • Actively participate in quality improvement activities for the betterment of patients served and services provided by SCPCN.



  • Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program required 
  • Master’s degree in Nursing required
  • Nurse Practitioner Certificate in the Family/All Ages designation
  • Active registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA)
  • Current BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support for Health Care Providers)
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years’ nursing experience 
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years as a Nurse Practitioner 
  • Experience in culturally diverse and vulnerable populations preferred 
  • Experience working in an acute, outpatient or community practice setting with a focus on primary care, chronic disease management including pain management and geriatric care 
  • Knowledge of professional and legal components of nurse practitioner practice
  • Demonstration of strong clinical and technical competencies including advanced physical assessment, diagnostic reasoning, and therapeutic management of disease 
  • Ability to adapt practice based on appropriateness for the client and within the context of a given situation
  • Demonstration of understanding in caring for diverse populations with various health, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Ability to collaborate with other health care professionals in the provision of health care


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