Provincial Nurse Manager

Provincial Nurse Manager


Do you thrive in challenging work with impactful outcomes? If so, then consider this unique and rewarding leadership role where your innovation and quality nursing perspective will help transform the death investigation system in Ontario at the Office of the Chief Coroner (OCC).


What can I expect to do in this role?

As a member of the Senior Management Leadership team, you will:
•lead innovative modernization and improvement of the service delivery model for the province's death investigation system that incorporates quality assurance and supports a culture of continuous refinement
•provide senior medical management leadership, innovation and quality oversight
•lead the development of new/revised provincial processes, procedures and standards in accordance with the Coroners Act
•lead the development of a management framework that incorporates a nursing perspective, and include the establishment of performance metrics to assess the quality of services delivered province-wide
•contribute to policy development and short/long term strategic planning to support death investigations
•provide leadership, oversight and large-scale project management in identifying and developing solutions for program development and change
•enlist engagement and develop relationships with Investigating Coroners


Location: Toronto


How do I qualify?



•BSc in Nursing from a university of recognized standing and current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

Leadership and Management Skills (INSPIRES)

You have:
•Proven managerial skills to manage staff, interpret collective agreements, and ensure compliance with workplace legislation as well as promoting an inclusive work environment.
•Leadership skills to collaborate with senior management colleagues in the recruitment, training and oversight of members of the death investigation team.

Performance Management, Project Management and Research Skills (DELIVERS)

•You possess performance management techniques and methods to propose and implement performance metrics, benchmarking and data analysis.
•You have superior analytical skills to develop, recommend and implement new/revised processes, requirements, and guidelines, for the conduct of death investigations across the province.
•You have research skills to identify and assess issues and trends with potential impact on the death investigation system.
•You have project management experience and can lead large-scale planning and coordination activities.

Communication, Consultation and Advisory Skills (CONNECT/TRANSFORMS)

•You can recommend new/revised approaches, policies and procedures to the Chief Coroner and Deputy Chief Coroners, and make presentations as an active member of the Senior Management Team.
•You have demonstrated oral and written communication.
•You have proven experience to promote buy-in for recommended changes and can promote greater connectivity with Investigating Coroners.

Technical Knowledge (DELIVERS)

You have:
•Knowledge of pathophysiology, toxicology, clinical presentation 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.
•You have the ability to acquire and apply relevant legislation such as the Coroners Act, Anatomy Act, to understand their application to death investigations.

Computer Skills

•You can research information, prepare briefings, presentations, proposals, observations and recommendations.
•You can enable analytics/data analysis.



The initial job ad closing date is December 5, 2018. Screening and selection processes will begin after this date. However, this posting may be extended and available until the position has been filled. Please only submit your application ONCE under this Job ID 129216.

Salary Range: $90,348 - $127,343 per year

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 25 Morton Shulman Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region, General Screening Requirement



  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), HR Service Delivery Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional screening checks as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening/Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service.)

    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 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 screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.


Please apply online, only, by Wednesday, December 5, 2018, by visiting and entering Job ID 129216 in the Job ID search field. 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 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.