Professional Practice Coordinator - Seniors' Health, Rehabilitation & Supportive Care Services

Date: May 2, 2022

Location: Halifax, NS, CA, B3K 4N1 Halifax, NS, CA, B3H 2E1

Company: Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health

Req ID: 123965
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Central
 Zone, QEII
Department: OPCZ Senior's Portable Clin Psychology
Type of Employment: Casual  Hourly PT long-assignment  (20%  FTE) x 1  position(s)
Status: NSGEU Hlthcare
 position
Posting Closing Date: 5-Jun-22


Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.

Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out www.novascotia.com to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Professional Practice Coordinator supports discipline-specific practice and student/learner placements across programs and services, and facilitates optimal scopes of practice in an integrated inter-professional practice model within the Rehabilitation and Supportive Care portfolio. In collaboration with other Professional Practice Coordinators, the Professional Practice Coordinator works with members of the individual disciplines, operational leadership, staff, practice councils, and educational institutions to foster person-centered care and collaborative inter-professional relationships. The Professional Practice Coordinator facilitates learning that builds capacity, supports and advances professional practice and maintains and develops evidence-based standards of care. The Professional Practice Coordinator acts as a resource to operational leadership and staff related to the application of relevant legislation, professional credentialing, standards of practice and issues relate to professional practice and accountability.

Qualifications

Doctor degree in Psychology with an emphasis in clinical, health or neuropsychology from an approved Canadian Psychological Association program, or a program eligible for accreditation by CPA, or a graduate from a Clinical/Applied Psychology Program prior to the programs accreditation.

Registered as a psychologist with the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology including formal written and oral examinations following two years of board approved experience.  Member of the Canadian Psychological Association and Member of the Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia.

Three (3) years clinical experience in a healthcare setting in the designated profession with leadership activities

Success in collaborating with others.

Experience in initiating and managing projects

Leadership qualities

Networking and relationship building with stakeholders.

Strong problem solving skills and clinical reasoning skills

Effective communication skills and conflict resolution skills

Sound judgement, common sense, flexibility, compassion and diplomacy

Additional qualifications

Coaching ability

Initiative, be self-motivated and work independently

Support for high quality, innovative practices

Good working relationships with colleagues, leadership, community stakeholders, academic institutions and associations, students and volunteers. 

Ability to challenge the status quo and “thinking outside the box”

Innovation in problem solving

Skills to facilitate change.

Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

Hours of Work

* Long assignment, Part-time (20%) position; 15 hours bi-weekly

* Beginning January 4, 2022 until January 4, 2023

These are anticipated dates and subject to change

Salary Information

$49.63 - $64.07/hourly

Once You've Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Some opportunities may be eligible for our Employee Referral Program.  If a Nova Scotia Health employee refers a candidate who is not working for the organization and the candidate is hired, the employee who made the referral may be eligible to earn up to $1000.  For more details and instructions, please visit please visit Recruitment - Incentives  

​This is a Healthcare  bargaining unit - NSGEU  position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.

​As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021. 

Nova Scotia Health 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 Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians, People of Colour, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ and 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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