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Nurse Practitioners – Access Care Clinic

Group Health Centre

Permanent Full Time l Permanent Part Time | Temporary Full Time l Temporary Part Time l Casual

The Organization

The Group Health Centre is a progressive multi-specialty ambulatory care health care organization and is one of Canada’s first consumer-sponsored health care facilities. As Ontario’s largest and longest-established alternatively funded healthcare organization, Group Health Centre provides primary care to over 50,000 Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma District residents, as well as various clinical programs to our entire community.

Position Overview

As an integral part of the team, the Nurse Practitioner will carry out a full scope of practice and work alongside a talented team of health professionals to deliver quality care in our Group Health Centre (GHC) Access Care Clinic.

Clinic Overview

The Group Health Centre (GHC) Access Care Clinic is being established as a temporary solution to bridge the gap for GHC patients being de-rostered on or after May 31. Led by Nurse Practitioners, this innovative clinic will provide essential services such as urgent care, episodic care, chronic disease symptom management, and prescription maintenance. It will also facilitate ongoing referrals and ensure uninterrupted access to GHC's programs and services. Patients will benefit from the continued utilization of the GHC Electronic Medical Record which houses their history and provides ongoing access to MyChart, an electronic patient portal. The clinic will help reduce the risk of unnecessary Emergency Department visits and other burdens on our already strained health system while we continue to focus on recruiting and retaining healthcare providers.

Compensation & Benefits Highlights:

  • Annual salary of $104,500.50 – $128,524.50 commensurate with nursing experience (increasing by 3.25% on April 1, 2025)
  • Generous vacation reflective of total years of nursing experience
  • Attractive benefits package including a healthcare spending account, $600 towards mental health support, $750 paramedical and more
  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
  • Financial support for continuing education
  • Team of experienced Nurse Practitioners for support & consultation
  • Monthly Nurse Practitioner Team Practice Based Learning sessions
  • Best in class electronic medical records system, EPIC
  • Compressed work week and other flexible work arrangements available

Required Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse Practitioner with a valid Extended Class Certification of Registration with The College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) in good standing

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge and decision-making skills in health care assessment, diagnosis, and management of acute and chronic disease
  • Proven ability to provide excellent care within a multidisciplinary team
  • Highly developed critical thinking, efficient time management, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively, independently, and interdependently within an interdisciplinary team
  • Commitment to the professional and organizational vision as it pertains to clinical practice and patient care
  • Innate ability to act as a resource and role model
  • Effective team building skills and be able to promote and support positive working relationships, with all staff
  • Ability to manage a critical situation using advanced critical thinking skills and a calm, therapeutic approach
  • Demonstrated ability within the nurse/client relationship, to care for patients as unique individuals whose goals, values, and point of view may differ from those of the caregiver
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible in practice in a new model that is ever-evolving
  • Demonstrated success in living the values of GHC




Monday to Friday – Business Hours
Weekends & Holidays Off


Please apply through our Intranet’s Job Posting page (internal applicants only) or our Careers page at

Interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume indicating their qualifications for the position by the application deadline. Those selected for interviews will be required to demonstrate their qualifications and required skills and abilities as outlined above. Group Health Centre is committed to an application and interview process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code/AODA. Applicants need to make any accommodation requests for the application or interview process known in advance by contacting the Human Resources Department at 705-759-5513. We thank all applicants, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

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