Registered Nurse – Full-Time Permanent

About Wood Buffalo

The Wood Buffalo region is located in northeastern Alberta and is home to the Athabasca oil sands. The urban centre of Wood Buffalo is Fort McMurray (population 75,009 as of 2018). The Wood Buffalo National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site covering 44,807 square kilometres of land and is home to North America’s largest population of wild bison.

About The PCN

The Wood Buffalo PCN was established by Fort McMurray’s family physicians in 2006 to increase access to primary care for local residents.

Every family physician in Fort McMurray is a member of the Wood Buffalo PCN. The PCN maintains a Central Clinic team comprised of allied health professionals and administrative staff that help to support quality improvement efforts in local family practice clinics and deliver comprehensive chronic disease management and preventative care programs.

This position is with the Wood Buffalo PCN FTE: 1.0
Status: Permanent Hours per Week: 37.5
Hours per Shift: 7.5 Reference ID: RN20230210
Primary Location: Wood Buffalo PCN
Position Summary

The Wood Buffalo Primary Care Network is currently seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) 1.0 FTE, permanent. The RN will work under a Physician-led Collaborative Care Model with other health professionals. The RN will work within their scope of practice to provide high quality, evidence-based care to patients with a variety of clinical conditions within both Central Clinic nurse and Family Practice Nurse roles.

What you will do...
  • Works to full scope of practice with an emphasis on providing comprehensive care to patients of all ages
  • Provides health services based on highly developed nursing knowledge and skills
  • Conducts assessments to identify needs and collaborates with patients to set priorities and plans for care
  • Provides short term interventions and patient education and assists patients with navigating through the health system
What you need to succeed...
  • Five years or more of related nursing experience
  • Preference will be given to those with clinical experience in primary care and/or community nursing and chronic disease management
  • Advanced skills in health promotion, health screening, assessment and education
  • Experience facilitating group health education classes preferred
  • Certified Diabetes Educator considered an asset
  • Demonstrated high degree of judgment, initiative, critical thinking and autonomous decision making required
  • Proof of a clean criminal record is required
  • Completion of reference checks
  • Current CRNA Registration (submitted yearly)(submitted yearly)
  • Copy of current CPR (submitted yearly)
  • Must have own vehicle and valid driver’s license
Application Instructions
  • Please email your resume, cover letter, and professional references in confidence to
  • Please include the Reference ID in the subject line of the email

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

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

This position will remain open until filled.