Implementation Science Manager

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Implemenation Science Manager

JOB SUMMARY:

The primary function of the Implementation Science Manager - International Affairs and Best Practice Guidelines Centre is to facilitate the  development, implementation and evaluation of knowledge transfer activities and special projects funded by the Ministry of Health and/or Ministry of Long-Term Care and other funders. The role will focus on the application of implementation science and social movement thinking principles when working at the individual, organizational and system levels. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the  development, implementation, and evaluation of knowledge transfer strategies, programs and professional development offerings targeted to individuals, groups and organizations.
  • Regularly engage with Best Practice Spotlight Organizations® (BPSO Directs and BPSO Hosts) within the assigned Cohort(s) or areas of practice to collaborate with and mobilize BPSOs to implement best practice guidelines using knowledge transfer activities, social movement thinking and principles to maximize transformative change within their organizations.
  • Analyze  data  and data synthesis of systematic review findings and of qualitative interview results to develop effective knowledge transfer tools.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders and establish partnerships in developing and facilitating education and knowledge transfer tools, programs and curricula.  
  • Facilitate in-person and/or virtual small and large group professional development offerings, either independently or with a co-facilitator.
  • Provide guidance and direction to project coordinators to plan and execute portfolio deliverables.
  • Lead the “request for proposal” process of various components of implementation projects, and be responsible for planned deliverables for such proposals, including budget monitoring and report preparation.
  • Contribute to activities related to the implementation, dissemination and evaluation or marketing phases of the overall IABPG Centre work and other funded or related projects, as required.
  • Contribute to the development of funding proposals in collaboration with the Director or Associate Director(s).
  • Work with the Director, Associate Director(s) and other staff to identify and develop policy papers and public-friendly tools related to the undertaking and impact of the IABPG Centre.
  • Develop and submit abstracts for presentation, publications and other formal academic/scholarly  activities.
  • Act as a mentor/preceptor for nursing students to support student learning. 
  • Contribute to annual performance reviews of project coordinators and liaise with Director or Associate Director(s) as required to create a work environment that fosters competence and professional growth of employees in the IABPG Centre. 

SKILL, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Registered Nurse with current registration with College of Nurses of Ontario. 
  • Masters degree in nursing or related field and a minimum of five years’ related experience in service, academia and/or research.   
  • Knowledge and interest in social movement thinking, concepts and principles.
  • Judgement required to resolve unusual or sensitive inquiries and negotiate with stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes. 
  • Political acumen to represent RNAO at provincial committees and other forums. 
  • Ability to operate a computer and use a variety of software programs.
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal - to prepare reports, proposals, correspondence and answer email/telephone inquiries. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to engage and work with staff and external stakeholders to receive and provide information and assist with problem solving. 
  • Knowledge and skill in planning and facilitating learning events and programs targeted to small and large groups, in person and virtual, including curriculum development, delivery and evaluation
  • Knowledge in a second language an asset.
  • Ability to work independently or with teams including internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong program management skills, which include the ability to utilize project management software, prioritize, organize workload, work independently, be accurate and meet deadlines.

EFFORT:

  • Work flow requires meeting regular deadlines that may require an increase in speed, re-prioritizing the workload and meeting multiple demands. 
  • Concentration is required for short and long periods of time to read research and other information, prepare documents for publication, and prepare reports related to outcomes and deliverables.  
  • Retain highest degree of confidentiality and privacy of information. 
  • Sight, touch and hearing are used to prepare correspondence and answer inquiries.
  • Sitting at the computer is required regularly, as well as walking, standing and operating equipment to perform the duties of the job.
  • Travel, including air travel, may be required related to dissemination activities and project work.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Works in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to lack of privacy, noise, distractions/interruptions, or stress from multiple demands.
  • Typical conditions are such that no risk of injury is present.
  • Some travel is required

If you are interested, please send your Cover Letter and Resume to humanresources@rnao.ca

We thank all applicants, and suitable candidates will be contacted.  Thank you.