Health Policy Analyst
The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario is seeking a committed, knowledgeable and passionate registered nurse or nurse practitioner to join our Nursing and Health Policy team as Health Policy Analyst.
This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to RNAO’s mission to advance healthy public policy and to promote the full participation of registered nurses, nurse practitioners and nursing students in improving health and in shaping and delivering health services now and in the future.
The primary responsibilities of the Health Policy Analyst are to develop and formulate policy by identifying and analyzing critical health and nursing practice issues. You will be responsible for environmental scanning of health and social policy issues with a particular focus on social determinants of health and social justice issues. You will be responsible for conducting research for policy development leading to preparation of background and/or position papers. As Health Policy Analyst, you will be an integral contributor to the development of policy positions, policy statements, and a variety of other communications and reports and you will represent RNAO in a variety of settings with other stakeholders and the government.
You are a Registered Nurse and a member of RNAO and the College of Nurses of Ontario. Candidates will have a Master’s degree in nursing, health policy, political science or a related field. You will bring at least three years progressive experience to the role including prior experience in health-related research, policy, social justice advocacy and/or nursing practice. Strong knowledge of, and passion for, health and social policy issues is a must in this role. The successful candidate will possess superior writing and oral communication skills. This is a full-time position. Salary commensurate with experience. RNAO is a member of HOOPP.
Consideration of qualified applicants will begin immediately.
Please submit your cover letter and resume to humanresources@RNAO.ca . We thank all applicants for their applications, and qualified candidates will be contacted.