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Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH)
2867 Ellesmere Rd
Scarborough, Ontario (Canada)

Phone: 416-284-8131
Web: www.rougevalley.ca/careers

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Clinical Practice Leader - Cardiology

Job ID: 55701
Job Views: 1,094
Location: Scarborough, Ontario
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Employment Type: Part time
Posted: 10-06-2017

Job Description

At Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH), the patient experience comes first. With three hospital sites (Birchmount, General and Centenary) and five satellite sites, SRH provides a broad spectrum of health services to one of the most diverse communities in Canada. Created through a merger of The Scarborough Hospital’s Birchmount and General sites and Rouge Valley Health System’s Centenary site in December 2016, SRH is committed to delivering the highest quality patient- and family-centred care, with a focus on enhancing access to services for the Scarborough community. 

Clinical Practice Leader - Cardiology 

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital 
1 Full Time position 

Reporting to the Director, Professional Practice, the Clinical Practice Leader works closely with the Director, Cardiac Program, Physicians, Managers, and the interdisciplinary team. The Clinical Practice Leader is responsible to strengthen professional practice within the organization. The Clinical Practice Leader (CPL) will be responsible for facilitating and providing leadership in the development of a comprehensive orientation and evaluation plan for nurses within critical care and supporting units. The CPL will also have a corporate role to promote professional practice, through the orientation program and participation in the corporate professional practice education calendar. The CPL will also support and participate in quality and safety initiatives: coach and mentor staff while promoting clinical champions. Responsibilities include extensive review of clinical research, development, review and revision of program and corporate policies and procedures, revision and implementation of order sets and care pathways utilizing research that is evidence based and meets best practice guidelines. The CPL will participate in the implementation and evaluation of patient care processes, patient & family centered care and procedures at SRH. Please note this position has cross-site and regional responsibilities. 


  • Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • BScN required (Nursing Master’s Degree an asset)
  • Experience in an educator role
  • At least 5 years’ clinical experience in cardiac care with the ability to demonstrate knowledge of critical care skills
  • Knowledge of regional cardiac program and STEMI Program
  • Experience with the Congestive Heart Failure Program
  • Coronary Care 1 course required, and Critical care course from recognized college an asset.
  • Current BCLS provider and competency. Current ACLS provider preferred (ACLS instructor an asset)
  • Experience with committee work
  • Knowledgeable with Quality Based Procedures, care pathways and best practices guidelines 
  • Familiar with CNO standards and guidelines
  • Experience with project management or program planning, as well as the Lean philosophy and continuous quality improvement, preferred
  • Experience with developing policies and procedures and learning packages for both staff and patients
  • Evidence of strong mentoring, teaching, organizational and prioritization skills, with the ability to work well in stressful situations
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and documentation skills with the ability to work well with patients, families, all levels of staff and the community
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively with all team members
  • Excellent computer skills including word, power point and excel and competency in information and communication technology
  • Demonstrated pattern of good attendance
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SRH’s comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, and environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area.
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues, volunteers and other members of the community and public 


  • Experience with electronic documentation
  • Experience with on-line learning modules (creating, developing) 

Please visit our website to apply for this position: www.rougevalley.ca/careers

Please select postings for the Centenary Site 

Job Number: J0917-0457 

Posting Number: 17-NON-3021 

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. 

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