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Think Research

Clinical Knowledge Translation Specialist

Canada-Ontario-Toronto

1374288

Company Information

Think Research Corporation is a rapidly-growing healthcare software company located in downtown Toronto. We are a leading provider of evidence-informed order sets and checklists used by doctors, nurses and pharmacists to dramatically improve patient safety, save clinicians’ time, and significantly reduce costs.

Over 425 hospitals currently use Think Research’s collaborative framework, which includes comprehensive libraries of evidence-based order sets, project implementation tools, intuitive software and analytics.


Job Description

Think Research solves challenges facing our healthcare system with innovative  solutions that deliver evidence based practices and clinical support tools to front line clinicians. Think Research attracts passionate and innovative individuals that are driven to make a measurable impact. Our multidisciplinary team includes specialists and leaders in IT, clinical quality improvement, and clinical transformation.

The Clinical R&D Team invites you to help ensure that all tech or digital tools are aligned with current clinical realities and incorporate leading best practices. Our team includes diverse clinicians and researchers from various backgrounds who work collaboratively to translate clinical knowledge into executable content.

The Clinical Knowledge Translation (KT) Specialist is responsible for translating clinical best practices into executable content to be deployed electronically via our cloud based software for front line clinicians. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Clinical knowledge translation: build and maintain evidence based clinical tools such as order sets, protocols, clinical pathways, and other decision support documents 
  • Independently manage development of assigned production in alignment with Think Research’s quality standards. Work collaboratively with clinical research specialists, internal teams, external subject matter experts and clients to ensure deliverables are met on time
  • Team Support: Support colleagues on all internal teams; including client success,  technology to develop and implement products
  • Special Projects: Work with client specifications to develop and test new and innovative knowledge translation tools for clinicians across the continuum of care 
  • Reports to the VP of R&D. Other duties as assigned, within the scope of this position

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of 5 years’ clinical experience as an RN/NP/MD/Pharmacist in community or acute care settings. Postgraduate clinical degree preferred 
  • Strong organizational skills and the proven ability to manage multiple projects, workflows and timelines 
  • Proven ability to synthesize medical literature, and experience moving research/evidentiary materials into usable formats for both individual clinicians and organizations to apply practically 
  • Very strong proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google applications
  • Demonstrated experience with designing and implementing clinical quality improvement initiatives
  • Experience with medical writing; including developing order sets, clinical protocols, care pathways 
  • In-depth knowledge of the health care systems and policies; in particular the application of quality improvement and/or activity based funding.
  • Experience in a clinical management or education role
  • Practical knowledge of patient flow processes across the care continuum

Contact Information

Think Research
Posting Date: 24-May-2017Medical/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 2 ASAP
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