Employment Type: Full-Time, Non-Union
|Responsible for developing, coordinating, planning, implementing and evaluating existing and new interprofessional clinical training and education activities. Reporting to the Manager, Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care at Baycrest, the Interprofessional Educators provide expertise in interprofessional clinical training and deliver innovative educational programs to staff, trainees and care partners. Experiential education approaches, such as simulation, e-learning, arts-based learning, game-based learning and team-based learning are used to foster curiosity, discovery, critical thinking, reflection, communication and problem solving for team-based approaches to care.|
Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
- Coordinates/delivers in-person and virtual interprofessional education programs to staff, trainees and care partners; some travel required.
- Conducts training, assesses progress and reports regularly to the Manager and Baycrest Executive sponsors.
- Works collaboratively with the Manager, Steering Committee members, and advisory board members in integrating a program framework for the Interprofessional Learning Opportunities and Core Programs.
- Plans, implements and evaluates educational strategies that support and promote the goals of the CLRI.
- Integrates best and next practices and research into teaching to ensure interprofessional teams acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes required for care excellence.
- Participates in the coordination of the research, evaluation and innovation components of the CLRI.
- Participates and engages the CLRI Steering Committee and Baycrest Executive sponsors, keeping them informed of program offerings.
- Consults with staff, trainees and care partners to assess their current and future interprofessional learning needs while developing and coordinating tools, resources, activities, and/or programs to meet these needs.
- Ensures practices and processes are in accordance with legislative, regulatory and professional standards/requirements.
Qualifications (include but are not limited to):
- Graduate degree in a registered health care discipline (preferred) or degree in a registered health care discipline with substantive training and education experience.
- Certificate in gerontology and project management experience are assets
- Three (3) years related experience as an educator
- Long-term care experience
- Experience working with regulated and unregulated care providers, students, families, volunteers and clinical leaders
- Advanced knowledge and skills in gerontology and best practices
- Knowledge of the quality and related reporting requirements under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, Local Health System Integration Act (i.e. the performance obligations and indicators needed to support Hospital Service Accountability Agreements (‘HSAA’), the Excellent Care for All Act and other pertinent legislation and regulations)
- Excellent knowledge of curriculum design, instructional design, and program evaluation with depth of understanding in at least one educational methodology and with demonstrated ability to develop, deliver and evaluate training
- Proficiency in educational technologies (e.g., webinars) and Microsoft Office software
- Strong coaching, debriefing, and presentation skills with individuals and teams
- Superior interprofessional, communication, and leadership skills
- Strong analytical, consensus-building, solution-finding and innovation skills
- Customer-focused in defining quality and establishing priorities
- Ability to work proactively with a range of professional disciplines and levels of staff within and outside the organization
- Ability to thrive in a fast paced, client-focused environment while flexibly managing multiple, competing priorities