Director, Interprofessional Practice and Clinical Education

  • West Park Healthcare Centre
  • Jun 05, 2020
Full time Director

Job Description

West Park Healthcare Centre helps patients get their lives back by providing inpatient, outpatient and outreach services in specialized rehabilitative and complex care after a life-altering illness or injury such as lung disease, amputation, stroke, and traumatic musculoskeletal injuries.  By 2023, West Park’s 27-acre site will be transformed into an integrated campus of care, including a new hospital building and additional community supports such as assisted living for persons with disabilities and seniors.  This transformation enables the Centre to evolve its rehabilitative programs and strengthen links to community-based services to meet the future healthcare needs of our local community and the province. 

We currently have the following opportunity available:

Director of Interprofessional Practice and Clinical Education.


  • Graduate degree in Nursing
  • PhD in Nursing preferred
  • Current registration to practice in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive leadership/management experience in a healthcare environment
  • Academic appointment preferred
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to balance competing demands, adjust work plan and meet targets
  • Evidence of satisfactory attendance record
  • An employee’s disciplinary record will be reviewed as part of the assessment of qualifications
  • Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the centre’s core values and helps patients get their life back
  • Should be aware of conditions and measures that may affect the safety of patients, residents, students, employees, volunteers, physicians and visitors


  • Leads in the design, implementation and evaluation of structures and processes to advance interprofessional collaborative practice, research, and education.
  • Leads in the design, implementation, and evaluation of an Interprofessional Practice model.
  • Coordinates the implementation of discipline specific regulatory standards into organizational practices.
  • Leads in the implementation of care delivery models that enable full scope of practice across disciplines.
  • In collaboration with the Directors of the Clinical Programs and Clinical Managers monitors quality of clinical care as well as identifies and acts on clinical practice improvement priorities.
  • In collaboration with other Clinical Educators leads the interprofessional orientation
  • Leads in the development of an annual inter-professional collaborative education plan
  • In collaboration with the CNE sets evidence informed clinical practice standards and maintains clinical policies and procedures to enable best patient outcomes.
  • Leads in the standardization of clinical documentation and advances the electronic patient record.
  • Leads person-centred care and Best Practice Guidelines in accordance with BPSO accountabilities
  • Leads BPSO program and NQuIRE participation
  • Fosters an environment that encourages continuous learning and scholarly inquiry.
  • Builds networks with academic institutions to achieve the academic plan.
  • Reviews incidents involving the professional practice of regulated and unregulated clinical staff and advises Managers, Directors, Clinical Program, and Human Resources of corrective course of action.
  • Hires and manages Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Practitioners and Clinical Educators
  • Participates in the hiring of discipline Clinical Practice Leaders and provides guidance for activities related to the professional advancement of clinical disciplines.

At West Park Healthcare Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment, an important part of living our brand. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community. Our accessible employment practices are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter. For further assistance please contact the Human Resources Department at (416) 243-3600 extension 4633.

If you’re committed to making a difference, have a passion for helping others, and are looking for a place to contribute and grow, then we would like to talk to you. As a West Park Healthcare Centre team member, you’ll discover the rewards of a caring community of staff, physicians, volunteers, patients and their families – a community that has inspired people to choose West Park for more than 100 years

TO APPLY:                       

Please submit a cover letter and resume, preferably via online application, to

or by fax to: 416-243-3422

We thank all applicants in advance and will contact only those selected for interviews

To learn more about West Park’s services, our organization and our role in the community, please visit us at:

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Toronto, ON