Position: Academic Adjunct Professor Faculty Advisor, Nipissing University Scholar Practitioner Program (SPP)
Site: Position based in Toronto, from UHN (TGH, TWH, PMH, TRI sites) in collaboration with Nipissing University.
Department: UHN Education
Reports to: Program Manager, Nipissing University Scholar Practitioner Program
Hours: Varied; (37.5 weekly)
Full-time secondment through UHN until December 31, 2022.
The University Health Network (UHN), consisting of Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and the Michener Institute for Education at UHN, is a recognized leader in patient care, research and education.
Nipissing University (NU) offers an innovative second degree BScN program within a unique program delivery model. Program faculty function in an expanded role; demonstrating a high level of autonomy and expert skill to formulate academic and clinical decisions to appropriately provide, evaluate and manage student as learner experiences within required academic as well as UHN (and surrounding agency, if necessary) point of care practicum environments.
foster an environment that advocates professional growth and encourages curiosity, insightfulness, technological supports, courageousness and the spirit of inquiry.
display key attributes that support professional practice: leadership, advocacy, inquiry, respect and autonomy
identify hospital and unit specific resources
participate in curriculum development
facilitate and participates in academic seminars between clinical (experiential) components of program in collaboration with other faculty
act as a resource person and advocate for the program student
encourage increasing independence in clinical practice
participate in ongoing evaluation of the student’s progress with the preceptor/mentor and others as appropriate
collaborate with student to select appropriate learning experiences with variety and increasing complexity
coordinate rotation selection requests and overall learning portfolio forecasting of experience placements in collaboration with student and agency coordinator
Completion of a Masters degree program, PhD preferred
Three to five years nursing experience in an acute treatment center
Experience in nursing research methodology
Eligible for cross-appointment to an academic institution
Current certificate of registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario
Membership in the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) and other organizations relevant to the role
Experience managing and leading teams within a complex multi-site matrix environment.
Excellent leadership, influencing, motivational, innovation and change management skills
Ability to work effectively under pressure/stressful conditions to meet multiple and competing deadlines in a high change environment; Ability to collaborate effectively with diverse educational approaches and student learner groups.
Program and learner oriented with an understanding of and ability to effectively work in a highly multicultural environment with multiple diverse personalities to provide effective and inclusive interpersonal skills.
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organization and time management skills
Excellent decision making, problem recognition and problem solving skills
Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Program planning and evaluation methodology skills
Commitment to collaborative practice
Ability to work in a self directed manner
Ability to utilize information technology
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code
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.
Posting Date: January 13, 2022 Closing Date: until filled
UHN 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 and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 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.