- Ministry of the Solicitor General
- Advanced Practice Nursing
- Work Setting
- Toronto, ON
MAiD Nurse Investigator – Talent Pool
Make a difference in this unique role with the Ministry of the Solicitor General, at the Office of the Chief Coroner – Ontario Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS), where you will be responsible for facilitating reporting/data collection, monitoring and oversight related to Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) deaths.
• This position may provide flexible work arrangements.
• This position will require working both day and evening shifts (as required).
• This competition may be used to fill future temporary vacancies within 14 months of the closing date of this job advertisement.
• We currently have an immediate need to fill 1 permanent and 2 temporary positions.
What can I expect to do in this role?
As a member of the death investigation team, you will:
• provide broad-based medical expertise to support and oversee the MAiD process through facilitating the reporting of MAiD deaths
• identify and analyze relevant information and documents, and interview parties, including clinicians as well as family and friends of the deceased person
• participate in the ongoing collection and management of accurate MAiD-related data for tracking and trend analysis
• provide advice to the Team Lead, MAiD and medical management colleagues to determine appropriate next steps
• provide recommendations to the Chief Coroner and Deputies due to severity of MAiD implications and assist the Chief Coroner in overseeing the implementation and evaluation of innovative approaches to service delivery related to MAiD
• 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 to work collaboratively on issues and projects
How do I qualify?
BSc in Nursing and current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in order to provide professional nursing expertise.
**Informational Session Invite**
We will be hosting a virtual interactive session on May 7 (12:00-1:00 pm EST) and May 13 (12:00-1:00 pm EST) to provide an overview of the role, organization, and key benefits of working with the MAiD unit. Please email Alice.email@example.com to confirm a spot and details. This is a voluntary invite and will not impact your application process.
Technical Knowledge and Experience
• Demonstrated knowledge of pathophysiology, toxicology, and clinical preparation in conducting a death investigation
• Understanding of 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
• Knowledge of relevant legislation such as the Coroners Act, Anatomy Act, Bill C-14 (federal) and OCC Code of Ethics, to understand their application to death investigations
Analytical and Research Skills
• You can develop and implement processes, guidelines, standards and protocols for the conduct of death investigations across the province
• You possess research techniques and strategies to identify and assess issues and trends with potential impact on the death investigation system
Consultative and Advisory skills
• You can recommend new/revised approaches, policies and procedures to the Chief Coroner and Deputy Chief Coroners
• You can make presentations as an active member of the MAiD investigation team
Communication (oral and written) and Presentation skills
• You can lead training programs, and prepare and present research findings, reports and briefing papers
• You can research information, prepare proposals and enable analytics/data analysis
**Important Application Instructions**
As part of the application process, please provide a written response to the question below. You must include it with your cover letter and resume, and upload as one document. Those that do not provide a written response will NOT move to the screening stage.
Instructions: In 250 words or less, please describe your strongest attribute and how this would contribute to your success as a Nurse Investigator. Please write your full name on the written response.
Salary Range: $1,552.54 - $1,867.27 Per Week
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- Permanent, 25 Morton Shulman Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check
- The number of positions to be filled has not been identified at this time. This competition will be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates to fill upcoming opportunities within the next eighteen months following the closing date of the job ad posting.
- In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.
Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.
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 employment 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 employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
Please apply online, only, at www.ontario.ca/careers, quoting Job ID 162429, by Tuesday, May 25, 2021. 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 www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx 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.