Director, Interprofessional Practice and Clinical Education

by Admin on October 5, 2015

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Director, Interprofessional Practice and Clinical Education
Job ID: 53181
Job Views: 451
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Job Category: Director, Education
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 09-14-2015

Job Description
As a provider of specialized rehabilitation, complex continuing and long-term care services, West Park Healthcare Centre supports patients and their families in managing difficult health challenges. Through the talents of our skilled staff, dedication to best practices and innovation and an unwavering commitment to quality care, we help patients live the fullest lives possible.

We currently have the following opportunity available:

Full – Time

  • Graduate degree in Nursing (thesis stream)
  • PhD in Nursing preferred
  • Current registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Minimum 5 years of clinical leadership experience
  • Recent related experience in a rehabilitation/complex continuing care environment
  • Academic appointment preferred
  • Evidence of good performance history and attendance record
  • Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the core values of West Park: Excellence, Respect, Trust, Collaboration and Accountability
  • Should be aware of conditions and measures that may affect the safety of patients, residents, students, employees, volunteers, physicians and visitors


  • Leads in the design, implementation and evaluation of structures and processes to advance interprofessionalcollaborative practice, research, and education.
  • Leads in the design, implementation, and evaluation of an Interprofessional Practice model.
  • Coordinates the implementation of discipline specific regulatory standards into organizational practices.
  • Leads in the implementation of care delivery models that enable full scope of practice across disciplines.
  • In collaboration with the Director, Program Operations and Service Managers monitors quality of clinical care aswell as identifies and acts on clinical practice improvement priorities.
  • In collaboration with the CNE sets evidence informed clinical practice standards and maintains clinical policies and procedures to enable best patient outcomes.
  • Leads in the standardization of clinical documentation and advances the electronic patient record.
  • Leads research related to person-centred care and Best Practice Guidelines in accordance with BPSO accountabilities
  • Leads BPSO program and NQuIRE participation
  • Fosters an environment that encourages continuous learning and scholarly inquiry.
  • Builds networks with academic institutions to achieve the academic plan.
  • Reviews incidents involving the professional practice of regulated and unregulated clinical staff and advises Managers, Director, Program Operations, and Human Resources of corrective course of action.
  • Hires and manages Advanced Practice Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Participates in the hiring of Clinical Practice Leaders and provides guidance for activities related to the professional advancement of clinical disciplines.

West Park Healthcare Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation for a disability during any phase of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter. For further assistance please contact the Human Resources Department at (416) 243-3600 extension 4633.

If you’re committed to making a difference, have a passion for helping others, and are looking for a place to contribute and grow, then we would like to talk to you. As a West Park Healthcare Centre team member, you’ll discover the rewards of a caring community of staff, physicians, volunteers, patients and their families – a community that has inspired people to choose West Park for more than 100 years

Please submit a cover letter and resume, preferably via online application, to or by fax to: 416-243-3422

Application Deadline is October 2, 2015
We thank all applicants in advance and will contact only those selected for interviews
To learn more about West Park’s services, our organization and our role in the community, please visit us at:

Director, Interprofessional Practice and Clinical Education

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