Nurse Practitioner (NADMIN 02/21)

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Starting at $93,400 annual, Commensurate with skills, experience and education CAD / Hour

Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre is a state-of-the-art community hospital in rural Sioux Lookout, Ontario. We aim to be a Centre of Excellence in First Nations and northern healthcare by working together to improve the health status of individuals, families and communities now and for generations to come. We are the healthcare hub for remote Northwestern Ontario, continuously growing and innovating to meet the needs of our 30,000 patients spread across over 600,000 square kilometers of sunset country. If you value Compassion, Respect, Quality, Teamwork, and are dedicated to excellence in your profession, this picturesque setting is the next step in your career!

Job Summary:

SLMHC has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to assess, diagnose and treat individuals with a range of substance misuse and/or mental health and concurrent conditions using both pharmacologic (medication) and non-pharmacologic (therapy) interventions. In addition the nurse practitioner, working within a team environment; practice from a Trauma informed lens, and support the system navigation and complex case management needs of their clients. Promotion of mental health and wellbeing of individuals, families, and populations required.


  • Opportunity to join a growing organization and be a key member of a highly motivated team of healthcare professionals
  • Exceptional pension plan (HOOPP)
  • Green Shield benefits package
  • Housing and relocation assistance available


  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse Extended Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Successful completion of a Nurse Practitioner program.
  • Current certification in BCLS.
  • Minimum of three (3) years recent nursing experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the principles of patient and family centered care.
  • Regular attendance at work is imperative; therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this position.
  • Two (2) years’ experience in a Nurse Practitioner role preferred.
  • Experience in Addictions Medicine, and in Opioid Replacement Therapy an asset
  • Completion of, or willingness to complete the CAMH Buprenorphine-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Dependence course.
  • Experience in Mental Health assessment, treatment, and case management.
  • Coordination of care with community-based providers.
  • Developing evidence-based protocol.
  • Practicing as a care partner on interdisciplinary teams..
  • Demonstrated critical thinking, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • SLMHC is committed to delivering health care in a manner that is consistent with patient and family centered care.  Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and commitment to this care philosophy.  Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to SLHMC Code of Conduct.
  • Ability to work in high stress environment with exposure to potentially violent patients

Job Duties:

  • The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is health care provider who works in collaboration with referring physicians, other members of the interdisciplinary team and patients/families to provide evidence-informed and integrated care to the patients accessing the Emergency Department for mental health and/or addictions treatment.
  • The NP’s practice is grounded in professional, ethical and legal standards using advanced nursing knowledge, skill, experience, clinical reasoning, problem solving and critical thinking. The NP builds and expands on established RN competencies with an expanded scope of practice based on legislative authority to autonomously perform the controlled acts.
  • The NP’s fundamental competencies include clinical practice, leadership, research, consultation, collaboration and referral.
  • All duties and responsibilities of the NP will follow the Standards of Practice developed by the College of Nurses of Ontario, the RNAO Best Practice Guidelines, the philosophy and values of nursing services and the policies of the health centre.
  • The Nurse Practitioner will provide service for patients experiencing  both acute and chronic substance use related health conditions.  Other duties as assigned.
  • Must adhere to organizational policies and procedures concerning cleaning, hand hygiene and the use of Personal Protective Equipment in support of Infection Control measures and attend training when necessary.
Salary:Starting at $93,400 annual, Commensurate with skills, experience and education
Closing Date:When filled.
Submit Application To:

Human Resources Recruitment
Box 909, Sioux Lookout, On P8T 1B4
(807) 737-3030, Email:, Fax: (807) 737-6263

Competition Number:(NADMIN 02/21)
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Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted, we thank all others for their interest. An acceptable criminal reference check and immunization records will be required from the successful candidate. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process. SLMHC is an equal opportunity employer and a scent-free facility.