Initial Assignment: 141 Weber Street, Waterloo, Regular Day Shift.
The Manager of Professional Practice is committed to providing outstanding care – every person – every day. This role will exhibit the following values: mutual respect, responsiveness, innovation, fairness and courage.
Reporting to the Senior Director, Partnership and Performance, this position is responsible for providing support and direction for Professional Practice within CCAC.
NATURE & SCOPE:
Leading and managing the professional practice framework within CCAC, which supports the provision of effective care coordination;
Acting as a key resource to Client Services Managers, Clinical Services teams and Service Providers in the implementation of best, leading and evidence-based practices into daily patient care;
Collaborating with Client Services Managers, Clinical Services teams and Service Providers in the identification, discussion, change and evaluation of practice issues;
Working with Client Services Managers, and Organizational Development team to ensure best, leading and evidence based practices are built into staff learning and development activities;
Working closely with Client Services Managers and the IT team to ensure best, leading, evidence based practices are supported and enabled through organizational information systems and technology;
Monitoring current legislation and professional standards and guidelines for compliance and collaborating with appropriate individuals and departments to address shortfalls and/or anticipated implications;
Coordinating and enabling CCAC participation in externally driven research initiatives;
Ensuring CCAC research policy and procedures are up-to-date; adhere to current standards for ethical research practices and are consistently applied with the CCAC;
Initiating and/or coordinating internally driven research initiatives;
Operationally, interpreting organizational directions, goals and performance standards at the team level;
Monitoring performance metrics and reports variances – Implementing improvements to meet service standards within defined portfolio as established by the Senior Director, Partnerships and Performance;
Monitoring and managing resources as required according to established guidelines and CCAC priorities;
Contributing to the development of the annual strategic and divisional operational plan;
Managing the implementation and evaluation of new service initiatives using WWCCAC principles of change management;
Participating and may facilitate working groups and focus groups to support system efficiency, integrated service delivery and best practice;
Represents the CCAC on local and provincial initiatives;
Participating in community events, including formal presentations, to promote CCAC objectives, activities, programs and services;
Other duties as assigned.
Specialized University Degree in a health-related field or equivalent combination of work experience and education
Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Minimum 3-5 years management experience working within a similar role
Ability to translate nursing education and research results into clinical best practice
Knowledge of CCAC priorities, policies, practices and service standards
Knowledge of applicable legislation and regulations governing health care delivery
Knowledge of direct care/case management models used in community health care
Knowledge of local client service area health care needs and services
Working knowledge of financial and statistical reporting
Knowledge of quality improvement principles and processes
Strong communication skills to a variety of audiences internally and externally
Strong collaboration and negotiations skills to participate on projects and committees with colleagues across the CCAC or local community agencies
Strong facilitation, mentoring and change management abilities
Leaderships skills that will promote team building and positive organizational culture
Effective organizational skills allowing to prioritize and respond to multiple demands within defined time lines
Strong working knowledge of computer software (e.g., Word, Excel)
Ability to travel throughout Waterloo Wellington
If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, along with a detailed resume, outlining how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the position requirements, quoting posting #15/A/11 before 4:30 p.m. on August 7, 2015 to Human Resources (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be communicating only with those selected for an interview.
THE WATERLOO WELLINGTON CCAC IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLES OF EMPLOYMENT EQUITY.