Professional Practice advisor - Nursing

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Competition Number: J0121-0716

Job Title: Professional Practice advisor - Nursing

Position Number: 08084

Job Category: Nursing Staff

Job Type: Regular full time

Full-Time Equivalent (%): 100

Collective Agreement/Manual: Non-unionized




8-hr shifts

Open Positions: 1

City, Province, Country: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Posting Date: January 19, 2021

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

Salary: $51.18 - $60.92/hour

Information about the employer

Hôpital Montfort is Ontario’s Francophone academic hospital, offering exemplary person-centred care. The hospital serves over 1.2 million people in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario, in both official languages. In 2018, it earned Accreditation with Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada, and was designated as a Best Practices Spotlight Organization by the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. With its main partners, the University of Ottawa and La Cité Collégiale, as well as other post-secondary programs, Hôpital Montfort is preparing the next generation of Francophone healthcare professionals. Since 2015, it has ranked among Canada’s top 40 research hospitals through the activities of the ‘Institut du savoir Montfort’, its knowledge institute. As part of its 2016-2021 strategy, Hôpital Montfort is aiming to become “your hospital of reference for outstanding services, designed with you and for you.” In 2019, it was named one of the world’s top 1000 hospitals. Our daily actions are guided by compassion, respect, mutual support, excellence and accountability.

Summary of responsibilities

Reporting to the Professional Practice Director, the professional practice advisor, will be responsible for promoting nursing care excellence throughout the hospital by conducting program evaluations and research,  assisting in the development of leadership in nursing, clinical-administrative management and health policy. You will use your advanced knowledge and clinical judgment to ensure care excellence and to manage complex care cases. . You will serve as a consultant among health professionals, clinical teams and partner organizations.

Profile and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a master’s degree in Nursing
  • A doctoral degree, completed or in progress, would be a great asset
  • A valid certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Valid CPR certification
  • Minimum of three (3) years of recent clinical experience in an acute care setting
  • Research and teaching experience
  • Experience implementing and coordinating projects to improve quality of care
  • Knowledge of IT systems related to the activities of clinical services


  • Member of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO/AIIAO)
  • Member of the Canadian Nurses’ Association
  • Green Belt in LEAN methodology or its equivalent  


  • Ability to work in a team
  • Strong ability to analyze and synthesize  
  • Rigour and detail-oriented
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Ability to organize
  • Ability to manage stress
  • Ability to adapt
  • Ability to work with IT tools
  • Intermediate level verbal and written communication in English and French

Employment equity

Hôpital Montfort is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and minorities.

If you require accommodation during the selection process, please notify us by email at as soon as possible. We will put in place all of the necessary accommodations to ensure that your assessment is fair and equitable. Hôpital Montfort reviews accommodation requests in all confidentiality and reserves the right to request supporting documents.

An acknowledgment of receipt will be sent. Only those selected for an examination/interview will be contacted.