Nurse Educator - Stroke Program & CVH Nursing Resource Team

Mackenzie Health
Vaughan, Ontario
Closing date
Mar 24, 2023

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Education, General Nursing
Nurse Educator - Stroke Program & CVH Nursing Resource Team

The Nurse Educator is responsible, in collaboration with Program Leadership for the assessment, implementation, planning, evaluation and supportive application of existing and new clinical knowledge and the translation of knowledge to practice.

Contribute to safe, quality care by
  • Managing a workload effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Addressing and resolving issues in a productive, respectful manner.
  • Exercising sound professional judgment and using best practice guidelines.
  • Contributing to a safe, inclusive environment for all through compliance with patient and staff safety policies and procedures.

What must you have?
  • Current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario as an RN or RN (EC), in good standing.
  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing.
  • Master's Degree in Nursing or Education (Required upon start or over 50% in-progress with expected completion date within 2 years).
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate.
  • Minimum 2 years experience on an inpatient stroke program.

What else do you bring?
  • Effective knowledge transfer, program planning and evaluation skills.
  • Superior interpersonal, coaching, and leadership skills to facilitate identification and development of staff learning needs.
  • Promotes professional practice and excellence in evidence-based, patient centered care.
  • In partnership with clinical leadership, plans, develops, implements and evaluates programs to meet the educational needs of nursing staff as well as other members of the clinical team.
  • Uses and applies adult learning principles in teaching and learning opportunities.
  • Demonstrates advanced clinical assessment skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and writing skills in order to successfully present and facilitate with a wide variety of audiences.
  • Proven analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to achieve outcomes through programs delivered to individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently and as a member of an interprofessional team.
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively plan, organize and prioritize work in a continuously changing environment.
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively identify need and facilitate practice related change.
  • Computer literacy in a Windows environment utilizing Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Effectively uses empathy in interactions with others.
  • Proven attendance record.
  • Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all.
  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.
  • Effectively uses empathy in interactions with others.
  • Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health's Commitment to Caring and values - Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.
  • Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.

Preferably, your profile also includes:
  • Member of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario.
  • Minimum of three years relevant and recent experience as a clinical Nurse Educator.
  • Comprehensive understanding of stroke best practices and experience with Accreditation Canada - Stroke Distinction standards.
  • Hemispheres® Stroke Competency Series from Apex Innovation.
  • Neuroscience - CNN Certified in Neuroscience Nursing Canada.
  • Knowledge and understanding of stroke care across the continuum, including hyper-acute, acute inpatient, rehabilitation and stroke prevention.

* This position is represented by ONA

* You may be required to work at any site of Mackenzie Health


FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Mackenzie Health's Occupational Health and Safety department.

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