Clinical Knowledge Translation Specialist (Long Term Care)

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Think Research is changing the way healthcare is delivered - we are making clinical knowledge more accessible and setting foundations for effective Health Networks. We build software to support clinicians to deliver better and faster treatment for patients. We're expanding quickly (2200+ facilities!) and making a global impact. Eager individuals who are ready to contribute to change and to make a difference in how patients receive care look no further...

Whether it's in the Cloud, or on the ground, get ready to be part of a dynamic team and Think big!

Why Us?

  • It’s not every day that you get to change the way your friends and family are cared for
  • Conveniently located in Toronto's up-and-coming Tech Hub
  • Be part of making a real world impact - TRC product can be found in Canada, USA, Ireland, Iceland, and the Middle East (so far!)
  • Exciting, fast-paced and dynamic environment

The Clinical R&D Team invites you to help create tools that are aligned with current clinical realities and incorporate leading best practices. Join our team of diverse clinicians and researchers who work collaboratively to translate clinical knowledge into practical, evidence-based tools. 

The Clinical Knowledge Translation Specialist (LTC) is responsible for researching clinical best practices and translating it into executable content to be deployed electronically for front line clinicians. This role is also involved in new and creative knowledge and technological solutions. The successful candidate will be a flexible professional that has a strong knowledge base from working with seniors in long term care and/or retirement homes, and understands the clinical care priorities and workflows of homes across Ontario. 

Responsibilities:

  • Clinical authoring: Authoring and maintaining evidence-based clinical tools such as nursing assessments, protocols, clinical pathways, and other decision support documents for front line clinicians
  • Research: Synthesis of medical literature and moving research/evidentiary materials into usable formats for front line clinicians and organization to apply practically
  • Team support: Collaborate across all internal teams; including Client Services, Product Management, and Client Success to develop and implement leading-edge EHR solutions and products
  • Client relations: Support the Client Services team on client calls, webinars and presentations to disseminate key clinical messages as it relates to seniors' care products
  • Self-direction: Independently manage assigned tasks, including development of assigned products and clinical tools, in alignment with Think Research's quality standards
  • Collaboration: Work collaboratively with clinical research specialists, internal teams, external subject matter experts and clients to ensure project deliverables are realized.
  • Continuous quality improvement of clinical content, critically analyzing, incorporating, and organizing client and user feedback
  • Reports to the VP, and into the Manager of the team
  • Other duties as assigned, within the scope of this position

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 3 years’ clinical experience (RN, NP) in senior's care (e.g. Long term care homes, retirement homes, home care)
  • Experience as a Director of Care or ADOC for a minimum of 1 year preferred
  • Masters degree in a related healthcare field required
  • Gerontological Nursing Certification considered an asset
  • Experience and high comfort level in working with EHRs in long term care and/or retirement homes
  • Strong organizational skills and the proven ability to manage multiple projects, workflows and timelines 
  • Experience with using an electronic reference manager to provide appropriate content citations
  • Very strong proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google applications
  • Experience with writing clinical content; including developing front-line tools, clinical protocols and/or care pathways
  • Ability to adapt to change and problem solve within a context of complexity and ambiguity 
  • In-depth knowledge of the health care systems and policies; in particular the application of quality improvement and/or regulatory/legislative standards that apply to Long Term Care and Retirement
  • Practical knowledge of resident flow processes and workflow processes in homes
  • Ability to adapt to change and problem solve within a context of complexity and ambiguity 
  • Knowledge of project management cycles and agile methodology considered an asset

Please apply online by November 11, 2020. We thank all candidates for their interest in Think Research. 

Think Research welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.Think Research is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation, we would like to work with you to meet your needs.