Clinical Educator - Evidence-Based Practice and Performance

We believe that outstanding care starts with outstanding people.

At Runnymede Healthcare Centre, we actively cultivate work-life balance and invest in the resources our staff needs to do their best work.

Our award-winning, fully accredited hospital takes an interprofessional team approach to care. We provide comprehensive, clinical services to patients who require expert treatment, extended rehabilitation and daily care beyond what can be provided at home or in the community. At Runnymede we have a single, clear purpose: improve the quality of life of every patient, every day.

If you want to join a centre of excellence with a multidisciplinary team who supports the delivery of patient-centered care, we want to hear from you today.


Reporting to the Manager of Professional Practice, Programs, Education & Research, the Clinical Educator – Evidence-Based Practice and Performance will be responsible for leading and co-leading scholarly evidence-based best practice initiatives across the interprofessional clinical teams. This individual will work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders to develop, implement, evaluate, and sustain best practice initiatives that are aimed at improving the overall quality of care and patient experience at Runnymede Healthcare Centre. Additionally, the Clinical Educator – Evidence-Based Practice and Performance is accountable for managing, analyzing, and reporting performance data as it pertains to nursing and interprofessional practice.

Application Deadline: June 22, 2019 @ 16h00

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to identify opportunities for practice improvement
  • Develop, implement and monitor best practice initiatives and projects, using a quality improvement methodology
  • Identify process and outcome indicators, aligned with existing organizational scorecards and industry standards, to track progress and success
  • Develop and monitor project plans, including current state analysis, piloting, implementation, evaluation and sustainability phases, to ensure that timelines are met
  • Collaborate to monitor and mitigate risks in implementation of best practice initiatives
  • Use multiple data sources, including but not limited to, best practice guidelines, research literature, incident reports, audits, quality indicators, surveys, etc., to inform, monitor, and evaluate best practice initiatives
  • Coordinates the development, analysis, and reporting of nursing and allied health scorecards, dashboards, and best practice indicators
  • Regularly scan literature and industry standards to identify emerging best practices
  • Collaborate to engage the interprofessional team in the use of evidence-based best practices and continuous practice improvement
  • Communicate progress and successes to internal stakeholders and seek external opportunities to showcase Runnymede’s best practice work
  • Collaborates with the Clinical Education team in the development and delivery of education for interprofessional team members
  • Supports and participates in corporate initiatives as required


The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Masters degree (e.g. Nursing, Quality Improvement, etc.) required
  • Health care professional registered in good standing with an appropriate regulatory College
  • Minimum 5 years of clinical experience in an Acute Care or Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care hospital setting
  • Minimum 3 years of progressive leadership in a health care setting strongly preferred
  • Superior knowledge of quality improvement methodology
  • Superior knowledge of project management and program evaluation
  • Excellent facilitation, change management and organizational skills


While we thank all applicants, only those under consideration for the position will be contacted. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources.

Runnymede Healthcare Centre values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace.  We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds.  We are committed to employment equity and providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA).

Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment purposes only and not for any other purpose.