Central Zone, Halifax Infirmary Robie Street Entrance - QEII
IPPL Inter-Professional Practice
Type of Employment:
Hourly FT long-assignment (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
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 Manager of Interprofessional Practice and Learning Central Zone, the Professional Practice Coordinator (PPC) works collaboratively with members of discipline specific and interprofessional teams to create an environment for optimal person centered care. PPC’s demonstrate expertise in her/his discipline; as well as demonstrating competency as a consultant, researcher, facilitator, change agent and leader. He/she fosters a culture of learning to build capacity and support safe practice, advances professional practice through the development and implementation of transition to practice programs and ongoing practice at the point of care and professional development that integrates a learner centered approach. He/she is responsible for developing, planning, executing and evaluating learning experiences for staff within the program . The PPC team works collaboratively to support patient care teams at the QEII, DGH, VMB and Rehab.
Please note this position requires periodic travel to facilities within Nova Scotia. Access to reliable transportation is required
Bachelor in related field, Masters degree preferred
Registered Social Worker with Nova Scotia College of Social Workers required
3 years clinical experience in a hospital setting
Diploma or certificate in adult education or equivalent (or willing to obtain)
Recent professional development relevant to maintaining competency in clinical practice and education
Demonstrated success in collaborating with others and strong leadership skills
Experience in initiating and managing projects
Well developed verbal and written communication skills
Previous teaching experience which involves designing, implementing and evaluating both traditional and nontraditional methods of instruction preferred
Strong problem solving skills and clinical reasoning skills
Sound judgment, common sense, flexibility & compassion
Ability to manage stressful situations, conflict and competing demands
Coaching ability and diplomacy when dealing with co-workers and persons in the community
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with clients, colleagues, management, community agencies, academic settings, students and volunteers
Experience with group facilitation preferred
Experience with computer applications – Microsoft office applications, Skype for business, SharePoint
Competencies in other languages preferred, French an asset
Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) 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
Long assignment, full-time position, 75 hrs bi-weekly
Beginning Nov 30, 2020 with an expected end date of November 30, 2021 (Approximately 12 months)
- Dates are subject to change
$41.6017 - $48.5042 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 Healthcare bargaining unit - NSGEU 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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