Job Posting #820230
Position: Senior Professional Practice Leader
Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning ...
University Health Network (UHN) represents the coming together of shared values and diverse expertise in patient care, research and teaching. Each of our facilities (Toronto General Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Western Hospital, and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute) makes a unique contribution to the whole. Together, we create something far greater than the sum of our parts.
The Senior Professional Practice Leader (SPPL), a member of the UHN Collaborative Academic Practice (CAP) portfolio, under the direction of the site Director of Professional Practice (DPP), supports the development, implementation and maintenance of profession specific* and interprofessional practice standards. The SPPL collaborates with other DPPs, SPPLs and Health Professions Practice Leaders (PLs) and Advanced Practice Nurse Educators (APNEs) to ensure that practice standards are aligned and integrated, where possible, across programs, hospitals and organization wide. The position establishes and maintains quality improvement initiatives and works closely with the DPP to promote a vision of practice excellence, integrating practice-based education and point of care research capacity within and across UHN programs, hospitals and in the external community.
The SPPL, partners with the DPP to develop and implement organization-wide healthcare delivery model which advance University Health Network's (UHN)'s foundational value of Patient-Centred Care and its mission of providing exemplary safe patient care and fostering excellence in healthcare delivery, research and teaching. The purpose of this role is to take on delegation responsibilities; performing cross-functional other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned or requested. (*Anesthesia Assistants, Chiropody, Clinical Nutrition, Kinesiology, Medical Imaging Technologist, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Radiation Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Social Work, Speech Language Pathology, Spiritual Care and Therapeutic Recreation)
Application Closing Date: March 22, 2018
If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications will be given first consideration.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.