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Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services

Team Lead, MAiD



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Team Lead, MAiD

Make a difference and consider this rewarding leadership role where you will showcase your innovation and consultative skills as the Team Lead of the Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) Team where you will oversee work done by the Nurse Investigators with the Office of the Chief Coroner.

What can I expect to do in this role?

•As a member of the death investigation system's MAiD review team, provide broad-based medical expertise to support Nurse Investigators in facilitating and providing oversight and reporting of MAiD deaths
•As part of the investigative review process; identify, obtain and analyze relevant information and documents, interview parties on high profile or contentious cases
•Provide team leadership and senior level expertise in the oversight of MAiD Nurse Investigators
•Ensure consistency in investigative methods within the unit through the analysis of investigative reports
•Participate in the ongoing collection and management of accurate MAiD-related data for tracking, trend analysis and report back to the Chief Coroner
•Provide recommendations on MAiD investigative processes to the Chief Coroner
•Develop and maintain working relationships with a variety of stakeholders in death investigation, including families, forensic pathologists, forensic scientists, law enforcement personnel, and other agencies
•Participate in inter-ministerial and inter-governmental committees/task forces and maintain ongoing liaison as well as contribute to inter-governmental efforts in the field of MAiD reporting, monitoring and oversight

Location: Toronto

How do I qualify?


BSc in Nursing and current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario from a university of recognized standing in order to provide professional nursing expertise as a member of the OCC senior management medical team.

Leadership and Management skills:

•You possess leadership skills and can collaborate with management colleagues in the recruitment, training and oversight of the MAiD team investigators
•You have managerial skills in order to support HR tasks such as recruitment, retention, performance and talent management, operational support plans, employee performance evaluation and labour relations

Clinical Experience and Technical Knowledge:

•You have knowledge of pathophysiology, toxicology, clinical preparation in conducting a death investigation, and the role, activities and mandate of the Office of the Chief Coroner and Ontario Forensic Pathology Service, death investigation protocols and medical standards and practices
•You have ability to oversee and ensure death investigation training and quality control for investigations performed by province-wide MAiD Investigators.
•You understand and can apply relevant legislation such as the Coroners Act, Anatomy Act, Bill C-14 (Criminal Code of Canada) and OCC Code of Ethics, to understand their application to death investigations.

Analytical and Research skills

•You can develop, recommend and implement new/revised processes, guidelines and protocols for the conduct of death investigations across the province.
•You have research techniques, methods, tools and strategies to identify and assess issues and trends with potential impact on the death investigation system or that require the involvement of the Chief Coroner.

Project Management and Consultation skills

•You can lead large-scale planning and coordination activities
•You possess performance management techniques and methods to propose and implement performance metrics, benchmarking and data analysis
•You have consultative and advisory skills to recommend new/revised approaches, policies and procedures to the Chief Coroner and Deputy Chief Coroners

Communication, Presentation and Computer Skills

•You can lead training programs, and present research findings, reports and briefing papers for a variety of audiences, including senior executives
•You demonstrate consensus building skills to promote buy-in for recommended changes and can promote greater connectivity
•You can prepare briefings, proposals, observations and recommendations; and enable analytics/data analysis

Salary Range:
$85,000 - $103,980 per year

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 25 Morton Shulman Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region, General Screening Requirement



  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), HR Service Delivery Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional screening checks as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening/Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service.)

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

Please apply online, only, by Tuesday, August 22, 2017, by visiting and entering Job ID 110600 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

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Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Posting Date: 08-Aug-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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