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Organization Overview  
Trillium Health Partners is a newly merged hospital serving Mississauga, West Toronto and the surrounding communities. It is one of Ontario’s largest community-based academic health networks and has a teaching affiliation with the Mississauga Academy of Medicine at the University of Toronto Mississauga.
Industry Healthcare and Medical Services
Site/Location Credit Valley Hospital
City Mississauga
Province Ontario [ON]
Job Title Occupational Therapy Lead
Job ID 130166
Job Type Part Time
Department Professional Practice
# of Positions 1
Division Professional Practice
Date Posted 3/28/2013
Internal Deadline 4/4/2013
Position Description

 

JOB PURPOSE AND SUMMARY
 
The role of Professional Practice Leader is to advocate for the development of their profession and its practice at Trillium Health Partners. The Professional Practice Leader provides professional leadership in profession specific practice and in the development of continuous learning opportunities for the profession they represent. These individuals collaboratively develop ways to enhance the quality of interprofessional patient care offered through evidence based practice that is demonstrated and measured, and through programs of integrated staff development. This role works to ensure their professional groups compliance with legislation ad stays informed about legislative charges.
 
 
 
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
  • Establishes mechanism to support compliance with professional standards of practice
  • Remains current on, evaluates and makes recommendations on changes, trends and new practices in the delivery of professional services
  • Assists manger/supervisor in monitoring individual staff adherence to professional standards
  • Promotes, advances, and integrates clinical best practices, evidence based practice an duality improvement within the profession and across interprofessional teams
  • Identifies and addresses issues of scope of practice
  • Provides representation for profession(s) on interprofessional practice task force and subcommittees, as appropriate
  • Assists in development of medical directives, disciplines specific policies and procedures, and interpofessional policies and procedures
  • Actively pursues opportunities for further interpofesional collaboration in all aspects of patient care
  • Acts as a resources to programs/departments/units regarding practice standards
  • Coordinates staff orientation to new positions, and/or new practices and procedures
  • Coordinates students activates including development and enhancement of applicable and appropriate training strategies for students
  • Monitors legislations, regulations and policy and procedures of professional bides and educates management and staff on changes
  • Involves professional peers educational/mentoring program development and assessment
  • Assists management in cultivating new opportunities for clinically based research , professional presentations and publications
  • Works with directors of the programs to ensure professional practice is a integral part of strategic planning and development of service delivery models in specific patient care areas – acts as an internal consultant
  • Develops and supports staff in contribution to professional practice initiatives within their work enviroment
  • Other duties as assigned and relevant to the promotion of professional practice in the organization
 
  
JOB SPECIFICATIONS
 
Knowledge/Experience
 
  • Registrant in good standing with respective regulatory organization
  • Active membership in professional associations
  • At least two years leadership experience in health related industry
  • At least five years clinical experience within profession in a hospital environment
  • Masters Degree in health related or teaching discipline
  • Experience in project management
  • Demonstrates un understanding of professions outside immediate professional body
  • Experience with academic investigation and research, including assessment of quality indicators
 
Skills and Abilities
 
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Broad knowledge of professional issues, including standard of practice, applicable legislation and available resources
  • Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven ability in effective team leadership and consensus building
  • Awareness of organizational processes and appropriate procedures
  • Superior organizational and management skills
  • Demonstrate a commitment to personal learning and effectiveness in the facilitation of learning in others
  • Ability to interact with team members in such way that an attitude of teamwork is evident
  • Satisfactory performance and attendance 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
Date Added 3/28/2013
Statement  
Trillium Health Partners is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with applicable legislation, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, as well as the organizations policies and procedures. We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code.
 
Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.
 
Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Act.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted
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