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Join our Professional Practice team as a Clinical Practice Leader and provide leadership in clinical and professional practice, education and research. Work collaboratively with other Clinical Practice Leaders to deliver innovative and compassionate healthcare in our community. 

At Humber River Hospital we continue to advance the important role we play as we advocate for healthcare initiatives in the diverse community we serve.  The Full-Time Clinical Practice Leader is at the forefront as they optimize the use of real time data, predictive analytics and professional expertise to continuously improve quality and safety in the area of patient care delivery. Through their ability to lead, consult and advise health professionals in accordance with legal, regulatory, professional standards, policies and practice guidelines with a primary focus on achieving excellence in patient care by being a high reliability hospital.


The Clinical Practice Leader is accountable for assessing staff competency in the context of performance management in collaboration with the clinical management team.


Are you a passionate advancing the goals and objectives of the hospital by serving as a change agent, expert clinician and collaborator and achieving consistently high-quality, safe patient care as Clinical Practice Leader? If yes, we invite you to read the details below then apply.


Hiring Salary Range: $85,928 - $93,191

Reporting Relationship: Program Director, Seniors Care & Director, Professional Practice

Area of Focus:  Ambulatory Medical Clinics, Seniors Care Clinics and Diabetes Capacity Building


  • Advocate for use of best practices for clinical staff.
  • Guide clinical staff in the inpatient and outpatient areas with the interpretation and implementation of professional and practice standards.
  • Monitor and evaluate staff and program compliance with professional best practices and standards to identify and resolve issues with the delivery of quality, safe patient care and compliance with professional standards; refer complex issues to Director for resolution; adjust practice changes as they occur to bring staff to new standard.
  • Develop reports of staff disciplinary actions for submission to regulatory health professional colleges and professional associations in collaboration with Manager and Director.
  • Develop project plans, requirements, testing and implementation plans, resources and interdependencies, monitor implementation.
  • Collect data on practice needs (e.g. programs, care interventions, policies, standards in clinical area) to identify gaps in nursing practices, competencies, and service quality; develop educational strategies, plans, and content (e.g. policies, processes, technologies) in consultation with unit leadership team and clinical staff; and evaluate post-training outcomes.
  • Conduct impact analysis to determine training and education activity and program interdependencies (e.g. technical Meditech systems use, orientation, accreditation, hand hygiene, new or updated care and treatment standards) and keep staff updated with new practices, skills, and certifications in assigned clinical areas.
  • Coach/mentor clinical staff; train new staff during orientation and monitor against best practice standards; recommend disciplinary actions for staff noncompliance with professional and operational requirements and standards to Director and monitor outcomes.
  • Recommend and participate in initiatives to improve digital competency
  • Review literature for changes to maintain ongoing staff competency.
  • Assess quality of care from patients and the healthcare team; develop, implement, and monitor performance benchmarks; compare and analyze data against other facility practices.



  • Master’s Degree in Nursing or MSc in Nursing or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Current registration and membership in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Membership with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario
  • A minimum (5) five years of relevant nursing experience in acute care required.
  • Minimum  (5) years years direct clinical practice in complex wound management
  • Academic and clinical preparation in complex wound care management from a recognized education program
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications
  • Demonstrated experience in Adult education to design, deliver and evaluate educational programs
  • Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with physicians, inter-professional team members, and other stakeholders
  • Possesses highly developed analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills, with demonstrated competency in information and communication technology
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational and coordination skills and the ability to prioritize multiple competing workload demands
  • Demonstrates an ability to provide leadership, support and critical analysis in stressful, complex clinical and emotional situations
  • Embraces a philosophy of patient and family centered care.
  • Demonstrates leadership in clinical excellence.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • High level of initiative and self-direction.
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required. 



Why Humber? Why Now?


Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and live our values of CompassionProfessionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.

We are a Studer Group hospital, focused on building our evidence-based practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

Why?  Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it’s our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.


This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.


This position will be filled in accordance to the Ontario Nurses Association (ONA) collective agreement.

 Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.


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