Clinical Educator - In-Patient Medicine & Intensive Care Units

  • Trillium Health Partners
  • Oct 11, 2018
Full time

Job Description

Position: Clinical Educator

File #:2018-11889

Status: Full-Time

Department:In-Patient Medicine & Intensive Care Units

Site: Mississauga Hospital

Hours of Work/Shifts: Primarily Days with availability to cover other shifts and weekends

Posted: October 11, 2018

Internal Deadline: October 18, 2018

Trillium Health Partners is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community

When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.

We will focus on three key priorities:

  • Highest quality care and exceptional experience
  • The right care, in the right place, at the right time
  • Research, innovation and education to improve and deliver better patient outcomes

As partners in creating a new kind of health care, we are Better Together.

Job Description:

Reporting directly to the Director, In-Patient Medicine & ICU Program, the Clinical Educator is an integral member of the Program’s leadership team. The initial assignment for this educator role will be at the Mississauga Hospital and will focus on supporting patient care on Unit 5J and the coordination of Program-based projects related to operational excellence. The Unit 5J team cares for general medicine patients with complex needs, including patients requiring telemetry and Respirology support. Examples of current projects within the Program include; standardization of clinical protocols/order sets/medical directives/policies/procedures/forms; standardization of staff orientation/education; and practice standardization as part of our planning for implementation of an integrated Health Information System.

 

Key Qualifications:        

  • Current registration with the College of Nurse of Ontario and in good standing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required with a minimum current enrollment in a Master’s degree program or plan to enrol within the year
  • Minimum five years clinical experience; critical care and/or general medicine experience preferred
  • Certification in Coronary Care I, Coronary Care II and Gentle Persuasive Approaches preferred
  • Experience working with seniors with complex medical issues
  • Previous experience in developing and delivering educational programs
  • Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills – both written and verbal
  • Understanding of adult education techniques and ability to prepare and teach in both classroom and clinical settings
  • Ability to coach, mentor and provide feedback while fostering a positive work culture
  • Strong critical thinking, decision making, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Commitment to evidence-based practice and quality improvement
  • Ability to oversee all elements of project plan development, as well as implementation of necessary processes and practices to ensure the Program is delivering on project objectives and goals;
  • Ability to monitor and report on project progress, problems and solutions of the projects to all stakeholders and escalate issues as appropriate;
  • Ability to support and influence a number of multi-stakeholder project work streams
  • Demonstrated ability to multi task, prioritize effectively deliver to deadline
  • Strong working knowledge of computer applications, especially the Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent performance and attendance record required

 Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.

 To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca

  

Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment.  

 In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

 All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.

 We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. 

Job Category

Clinical Specialist

City

Mississauga, ON