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The Director of Professional Practice is currently seeking Clinical Educators. The purpose of the position is to contribute to the quality of patient care through roles of advanced practitioner, educator, researcher and consultant and promote a culture of respect, continuous learning, and professional development. The role includes individual and group training and skill modeling through direct clinical practice, working collaboratively with stakeholders, and supporting the development, implementation and evaluation of educational programs.
Conducts learning needs assessments and/or other methodologies for individuals, groups and/or the organization, based on professional nursing and leading practice standards
Designs, implements and delivers specialized educational events/programs (e.g. orientation, refreshers, etc) based on the principles of adult learning for Waypoint staff, students, community agencies and the general public
Works collaboratively with the leadership team, Waypoint’s clinical and support programs and Professional Practice Leaders in support of initiatives and issues related to clinical practice and patient safety
Provides service as a professional practice consultant, guide, resource and/or mentor for individuals, groups and/or programs
Facilitates and participates in the development, maintenance and review of program wide, evidence based clinical policies and procedures, including the evaluation of nursing practice to ensure patient care is current and evidenced based
In good standing with applicable professional college or applicable association (e.g. College of Nurses of Ontario, Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, Therapeutic Recreation Ontario)
Baccalaureate degree in a health discipline field
Education/experience in Teaching and Training Adults.
Minimum five years’ experience in mental health; leadership in professional development for clinical employees as well as experience with individual counselling, psychosocial support and facilitating psycho-educational groups
Preference for experience with MEDITECH 6.15
Demonstrated experience withclinical research and evaluation methodology
Demonstrated experience with facilitation, presentation and adult education practices
Proven success with risk management and security practices within a mental health clinical setting
Results oriented work ethic to work independently and undertake tasks needed to accomplish work objectives and deliver quality, consistent and timely results
Demonstrated leadership, conflict resolution, interpersonal and organizational skills
Proven written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability to adapt readily to change
Models and promotes core ethical practice, Waypoint Values, and reflects an optimistic and positive attitude
Preference for proficiency in French/English language skills
How to Apply?
If you are interested in this opportunity (WC18-66), please continue with submitting your application by clicking the "Apply" button at the top of this page. Please Note: This competition will remain open until filled Attach your cover letter and resume detailing why you are interested in this opportunity and how you meet the qualifications and key accountabilities specified.
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applicants are thanked for their interest in this position, however, due to
high volumes only those selected for an interview will be contacted.