Provincial, Colchester East Hants Health Centre
IPPL Staff Development
Type of Employment:
Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Management/Non Union MGMT/NON-Union
Posting Closing Date:
Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.
Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.
Reporting to the Director, Interprofessional Practice and Learning; the Professional Practice Leader (PPL) facilitates and advances excellence in quality person centred care and practice through the integration of a variety of services aimed at supporting and enhancing professional practice. The PPL takes a collaborative leadership role in fostering a culture of learning with a focus on clinical practice, clinical leadership, inter/intra professional collaboration and the development, implementation and maintenance of a model for inter/intra professional practice and standards consistent with health professional regulatory bodies and associations. The PPL serves as a consultant to the organization with respect to professional practice issues at the individual, team, program and system level. The PPL works with all members of the interprofessional team including physicians to promote evidence based practice, reflecting best practices and a culture of person centred care.
This is a provincial role that can be alighned with any site within the province, reporting into the NZ Director of Interprofessional Practice and Learning.
Health profession education at Master’s level or higher relevant to interprofessional practice and learning (ie. Master of Education) required
Registered / eligible for licensure with appropriate health profession regulatory body in Nova Scotia (e.g. NSCN)
Five years clinical experience with operational / practice leadership, plus three years of management and/or demonstrated leadership experience in an advanced practice role
Demonstrated success in collaborating with others
Experience in initiating and managing projects
Demonstrated success in working with teams and team development
Demonstrated aptitude for progressive, creative and innovative thinking
Demonstrated experience with designing, implementing and evaluating traditional and nontraditional education programming
Possesses a vision of person centered care
Demonstrated success in leading change
Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
- Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment
Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.
Hours of Work
Permanent, Full-time position, 75 hrs bi-weekly
$41.1721 - $54.7053 hourly
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.
Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.
Criminal Record Check
Proof of education & training certifications
Proof of any additional required qualification
Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
Proof of SIN number
Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Management/Non Union bargaining unit - MGMT/NON-Union position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.
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