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Job Title:
Clinical Practice Leader, Emergency

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Interprofessional Practice

Job Description



Clinical Practice Leader, Emergency
Program: Interprofessional Practice/Emergency
Status: Temporary Full Time (1 year)
Wage Scale: $48.085 - $52.387 per hour based on a 37.5 hour work week
Posting Number: UNEX-1900000046


The Clinical Practice Leader provides leadership in clinical and professional practice, education and research utilization. As a change agent, expert clinician and collaborator, the Clinical Practice Leader supports and advances the goals and objectives of the hospital to foster excellent patient care. The responsibilities of the CPL are divided as 50% corporate responsibilities and 50% program responsibilities.


*Provides expert clinical consultation for delivery of patient care
*Provides clinical leadership for education, clinical documents, projects, committees, etc. that fall within the CPL's area of expertise.
*Provides education for skills and certifications beyond the principle expectations of practice and delegated controlled acts (e.g. ACLS, PALS, Triage, Coronary Care)
* Leads and/or consults on development of corporate and program-based education initiatives (including orientation and continuing education)
*Plans and delivers both intra- and Interprofessional education offerings
*Develops accessible education opportunities to support staff participation
*Uses a variety of adult learning strategies and evaluation techniques that are well aligned to the intended learning outcomes
*Utilizes best available evidence as the basis of all practice, education and professional leadership activities (e.g. practice projects, education classes, policy/procedure development)
*Participates in recruitment
*Supports staff participation in personal and professional career development.
*Assists managers with performance appraisals of staff as required.
*Performs clinical practice assessments, and identifies and provides educational support (where indicated) for performance issues and learning gaps.
*Consults on and/or develops performance improvement plans with staff as appropriate
*Works with human resources, occupational health, and manager to ensure a safe working environment


*Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario;
*Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or Education;
*Master's degree strongly preferred, or evidence of working towards;
*Current BCLS, ACLS & PALS; instructor status for ACLS, PALS an asset
*Current CTAS; Existing triage instructor status is an asset
*Current Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) preferred
*Canadian Nurses Association Emergency Nursing Certification or Critical Care Canadian Nurses Association Certification preferred
*Proven experience in a practical/clinical role;
*Theoretical and practical experience in adult education including educational program planning, development and evaluation;
*Demonstrated experience with program planning and evaluation, and managing organizational change initiatives;
*Proven effective interpersonal and communication skills;
*Proven effective leadership and collaboration skills;
*Demonstrated effective critical thinking, prioritization, and conflict resolution skills;
*Ability to travel between LH sites;
*Understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service education in this area;
*Proven good attendance with the capability of maintaining the same standard;
*Compliance with confidentiality requirements;


This position is open to all qualified staff throughout Lakeridge Health.

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with Lakeridge Health's policies and procedures.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under Lakeridge Health's Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.