Ontario Nurses’ Association – Senior Director, Nursing Practice and Advocacy
Location: Toronto, ON Canada
Rate: $157,041.32 (starting salary)
Founded in 1973, the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) is a leading health-care union representing more than 65,000 registered nurses and allied health professionals and more than 16,000 nursing student affiliates working in Ontario hospitals, long-term care facilities, public health, community, clinics and industry. ONA is committed to the advancement of the social, economic and general welfare of its Members providing labour relations services that include representation of Members to ensure their rights under the collective agreement are protected and negotiating the best possible terms and conditions of employment. ONA advocates for the highest standards of health care for all Ontarians. Looking to the future, ONA will continue to provide proactive strategies to raise the awareness of the value (including economic and patient benefits) of Registered Nurses with all stakeholders.
ONA is seeking to hire a Senior Director, Nursing Practice and Advocacy to join the Senior Leadership Team and work out of the Toronto office. A newly created role, this Senior Director will support the development and oversee the implementation of government relations strategies including advocacy with external stakeholders, and direct the teams that protect the professional practice standards of our Members related to workloads, complaints before their regulatory college or other nursing related matters.
A conceptual thinker with political acuity, s/he can thrive, influence and drive towards implementation in a challenging environment. Most importantly, this Senior Director will be a leader in RN and Professional advocacy supporting the President, the Board and the CEO/CAO at government and stakeholder meetings, in the preparation of briefs and on sub-committees. The Senior Director will have an appreciation for the role of the Labour Movement in societal change and the importance of the Union as the guardian of worker rights and well-being.
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To request a copy of the position profile that outlines in more detail the mandate and key responsibilities, and ideal candidate sought, please contact Lindsay Millard, Senior Consultant at Amrop Knightsbridge, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1 416 928 4573. If this opportunity is of interest, please submit to Lindsay your resume along with an expression of interest for consideration.
The Ontario Nurses’ Association is committed to employment and pay equity within its staff. Applications are encouraged from equity groups including individuals of Aboriginal descent, racialized individuals, individuals with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ persons. We also provide accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at HumanResources@ona.org.