Reporting to the Director, Interprofessional and Ethical Practice and in consultation/collaboration with the Program Director and Patient Care Manager, the Practice Leader is responsible for the overall practice environment of the patient care unit in keeping withNorthumberlandHillsHospitals mission, vision, values and strategic direction.
The Practice Leader provides visible clinical leadership and demonstrates responsibility, accountability and commitment to the development of a work environment that exemplifies interprofessional and ethical practice; professional autonomous decision making; empowerment; integrative thinking; appreciative inquiry; a shared governance philosophy; and positive recognition through the support of professional development and continuing education opportunities.
The Practice Leader accomplishes this by modeling transformational leadership practices, and by developing, implementing and evaluating efficient and effective interprofessional practice, care and collaboration best practices.
The Practice Leader will encourage, promote and model a community of practice through continuous learning to ensure constant improvement in the clinical practice environment. The Practice Leader will develop/design, plan and deliver/provide educational programs/activities which will facilitate the development of the Interprofessional team.
As an integral part of this role, the Practice Leader works collaboratively with all members of the
Interprofessional team, Director Quality and Safety, Access and Patient Flow Specialist, and all other Patient Care Units, departments and services throughoutNorthumberlandHillsHospitalto
support the patient care unit to accomplish its goal of providing Exceptional patient care. Every
Advanced knowledge related to Interprofessional and Ethical Practice. Advanced clinical and operational knowledge in related clinical specialty. Knowledgeable in the principles of adult education and teaching/learning principles. Knowledge of current trends in interprofessional and ethical practice and health care. Knowledge of Patient Centered Care principles.
Baccalaureate degree and or Masters degree in a health discipline is required, Masters preferred, Registration with professions college and in good standing, Certification in B.C.L.S. with standards of Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation, Minimum of 5 years recent clinical experience in an acute care hospital setting, Recent Practice Leader experience preferred. Certification from appropriate/relevant bodies/organizations preferred, Current member in related professional interest group or association required
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