Manager of Primary Health Care (management of nurse practitioners)
in Multiple Locations

Multiple Locations
Bathurst, NB | Campbellton, NB | Caraquet, NB | Edmundston, NB | Grand Falls, NB | Lamèque, NB | Moncton, NB | Sainte-Anne-de-Kent, NB | Saint-Quentin, NB | Tracadie-Sheila, NB
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Competition Number: V-19819 EXT

NOTE: Applicants must attach a resume to their application.

BARGAINING UNIT: Management and Non-Bargaining

ZONE: To be determined

FACILITY: To be determined

DEPARTMENT: Primary Health Care Access

CLASSIFICATION: Manager of Primary Health Care (management of nurse practitioners)

STATUS: Permanent full-time

FTE: 1.0

ANTICIPATED START DATE: As soon as possible


8-hours shifts - Monday to Friday
Work schedule may be changed to meet operational needs.


Reporting to the assistant Director of Primary Health Care, the incumbent fulfils all responsibilities related to the management and practice of nurse practitioners working for Vitalité Health Network.


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (other bachelor's degrees in the health field will be considered);
  • Master's in management considered an asset;
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a health care management position;
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in the health care field;
  • Experience supervising/managing staff;
  • Direct experience in the primary health care sector and with nurse practitioners in New Brunswick considered an asset;
  • Experience in program development and implementation;
  • A combination of training and experience deemed equivalent may be considered;
  • Strong coaching skills;
  • Good understanding of the role of the primary health care sector and of the role and limits of the field of practice of nurse practitioners in New Brunswick;
  • Ease forging internal and external partnerships thanks to their ability to bring people together;
  • Good leadership and communication skills;
  • Strategic-thinking skills and innovative and collaborative management style;
  • Strong skills in problem-solving, planning, and program development and evaluation;
  • Ease working in a changing environment and strong skills implementing change management strategies;
  • Extensive experience managing human and financial resources as well as information in general;
  • Recognized ability to achieve results, whether directly or through teamwork;
  • Ability to use the common computer tools;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Physical ability to perform assigned duties;
  • Good previous work history (performance and attendance);
  • Adherence to professional ethics principles and to the Network management philosophy and organizational values;
  • Compliance with the rules of confidentiality established by Vitalité Health Network.

Written and spoken competence in English and French is required. NOTES: 
  1.  Salary commensurate with provincial scale for management staff
  1. The above requirements may be verified through oral, written or practical tests during the selection process.
  2. Should there be no fully qualified applicants, this position will not necessarily be reposted. If you wish to be considered for this position and meet most of the requirements, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
  3. The employer reserves the right to shorten or extend temporary assignments for operational reasons.
  4. We thank all applicants. However, only those selected will be contacted.


About Vitalité Health Network

Vitalité Health Network is a regional health authority delivering and managing health care services within a territory covering northern and part of southeastern New Brunswick.

The Network is the only Francophone-managed organization of its kind in the country and has nearly 50 points of service. It provides the public with health care services in the official language of people's choice through its community and home-based programs, hospitals, Public Health offices, community mental health centres, and addiction services.

The Network has over 7,100 employees, over 570 physicians (including 269 specialists), and over 1,000 volunteers.

Take a look at our career opportunities below. For further information on the Network and our hiring process, click here.

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