Nov 15, 2018Full time
Deputy Registrar, Policy, Practice and Regulatory Learning Regular Full-time BCCNP is recruiting for a senior leadership role in the College. The Deputy Registrar, Policy, Practice and Regulatory Learning leads a team of staff to achieve the strategic and operational goals and objectives of the BCCNP through the development of standards of practice, practice consultation, and services to registrants. If you are a senior healthcare leader with an excellent understanding of nursing practice standards, and a solid grasp of nursing practice challenges in today's healthcare setting, this role may be for you. Who we are BCCNP is responsible for regulating all licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, registered psychiatric nurses, and nurse practitioners in British Columbia. BCCNP works with nurses to: ensure they are registered with the College; to develop, update, and maintain standards of practice; and to take action if these standards are not followed. At BCCNP each of us strives to meet our commitment to the following values to maintain a workplace that is respectful and supports the well-being of every BCCNP employee: Trust is essential Better together Speak the truth Protect the public Stay curious As a member of the team, you can expect to be treated in a respectful and professional manner. While your workload will be busy, the College supports staff in achieving a healthy work-life balance. What you will be doing Reporting to the Chief Officer, Regulatory Policy, this role works closely with senior leadership, managers, and staff to ensure all program areas are aligned with the strategic directions and mandate of the organization. The Deputy Registrar, Policy, Practice and Regulatory Learning (PPRL) provides direction and guidance to staff for the development, implementation and evaluation of Standards of Practice, for the provision of regulatory practice consultation, and ensures the development, integration and coordination of programs and services to assist registrants in meeting practice requirements. The Deputy Registrar, PPRL is a member of the Extended Leadership Team and applies her/his expertise and experience in policy development and practice knowledge to contribute to the long-term goals of the College. Responsibilities include: Contributing to the longer-term strategy of BCCNP through her/his program expertise Working closely with the Chief Officer, RP to ensure the development, implementation and evaluation of the program strategy and objectives Directing and guiding employees to meet the strategic and operational goals Ensuring the development, implementation and evaluation of practice standards, practice consultation advice, and programs and services to support regulatory learning for registrants, incorporating nursing knowledge and experience to ensure alignment and to meet operational and strategic goals and priorities Ensuring program activities are carried out in accordance with the relevant legislation, BCCNP bylaws and policies. Ensures appropriate allocation of resources within the program, management of work load, and continual review and process improvement in accordance with the applicable organizational principles Providing program area consultation and issues management direction and advice to ensure appropriate and consistent messages and outcomes are delivered to stakeholders Representing the organization and working to achieve strategic and operational directions with stakeholders and others Setting standards for performance and integrity with staff within the program area Adapting operational goals and objective; managing change Your education and skills: Master's degree in Nursing, Healthcare Policy, Administration or Public Administration. Must hold practicing registration in good standing with BCCNP or be eligible and obtain practicing registration upon hire with BCCNP. 10 or more years of progressively responsible leadership experience in professional nursing practice, health or professional regulation or a related field, including nursing policy/administration and program management at a senior leadership level. Demonstrated leadership ability and excellent interpersonal skills. Proven management skills within a professional environment which has both unionized and non-union (excluded) staff an asset. Proactive, with a demonstrated ability for implementing strategy and achieving operational outcomes. Demonstrated evidence of systems thinking and application. High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Politically astute and culturally sensitive. Able to deal with people and to represent the organization tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times. Strong presentation, facilitation and negotiation skills. Proven experience managing multiple simultaneous projects. Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders. Ability to identify developmental needs of employees and to provide coaching, mentoring, and other assistance. Working-level knowledge and experience using current version of MS Office. Change/project management experience and expertise an asset. Compensation and benefits The successful candidate will enjoy a generous compensation and benefits package. How to apply Please forward your resume and cover letter, indicating where you learned of this opportunity, to firstname.lastname@example.org . The closing date for applications is November 30, 2018. Thank you for your interest in the BC College of Nursing Professionals. While we appreciate all responses, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.