CLINICAL EDUCATOR
BC Center for Excellence in HIV/AIDS - Vancouver, BC

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Please note: Only Canadian Citizens, legal residents or residents with a legal work permit will be considered.

STATUS: This is a full time position

JOB START DATE: As soon as possible

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

LOCATION: BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE), Vancouver, BC

JOB: The Clinical Educator, under the direction of the Director of Clinical Education, will provide professional development, coordinate and implement educational services to health care professionals interested in enhancing their skills and knowledge in the field of HIV/AIDS.

ORGANIZATION: The BC-CfE currently employs a team of Statisticians, Programmers, Data Managers, Clinical Research Assistants, Data Analysts and Data Entry Clerks who work collaboratively on cohort-based epidemiological and clinical studies. The BC-CfE is a world renown HIV/AIDS Research Centre including Research Laboratory, Clinical Trials, Drug Treatment Program, Epidemiology and Professional Education Programs.

BENEFITS: Employee benefits include medical, dental, as well as accrued vacation and sick time

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To research, support and implement courses and teaching activities related to the professional development in the field of HIV/AIDS
  • Provides evidence-based studies, policies and procedures to maintain state of the art management and treatment of HIV-positive patients
  • Applies for Continuing Education credits for courses given to health care providers by the BC-CfE
  • Provides cost analysis and benefits, justifying budget needs for the provision of ongoing health care professional education in BC
  • Assists in the planning and provision of the regular HIV CME events (AIDS care rounds, patient care rounds, mortality and morbidity rounds, IDC Journal Clubs)
  • Participates in the development and implementation of the inter-professional HIV/AIDS courses
  • Acts as formal/informal consultant assisting with integration of new learning into nursing, social worker and other health professional practices
  • Serves as a resource assisting health care professionals that consult with the BC-CfE regarding educational needs and planning
  • Performs other related duties as required

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s or PhD level in a health care-related discipline
  • Three or more years’ experience in Continuing Education in the medical and health care-related field
  • Clinical experience in management of HIV-positive individuals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, creative and open to new ideas
  • Strong knowledge base in theory of teaching, learning and evaluation process
  • Ability to design curriculum and programs, and assess learner needs

Please include in your letter of submission:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Recent published peer reviewed papers, if applicable
  • Salary expectation and availability

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 3, 2013


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The B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS is dedicated to improving the health of British Columbians with HIV through the development,...