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Senior Consultant - Quality and Patient Safety Education

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Business Support - Other
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00080987 Requisition #
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The Senior Consultant - Quality and Patient Safety Education (QPSE) team is comprised of staff with diverse areas of expertise and the incumbent will need to work effectively as a member, working collaboratively to use diverse skill sets within the broader QPSE team. In doing so, the Senior Consultant will serve as an expert consultant on theory and evidence related to curriculum design and development of educational offerings and take a leadership role in ensuring that curriculum and associated educational offerings are designed and implemented across the organization. All Non-Union Exempt positions are being reviewed for possible inclusion in the AUPE General Support Services bargaining unit. If this position is impacted, the incumbent will be notified accordingly.

Description:

The Senior Consultant - Quality and Patient Safety Education will purposefully build partnerships and coalitions with internal and external stakeholders to continuously improve the quality of and access to educational offerings. The incumbent will support increased knowledge, shifts in understandings and points of view regarding content in the four areas of focus; and enable AHS staff, medical staff, patient advisors and leaders to apply quality improvement, patient safety, patient and family centered care and innovation knowledge. In addition, the incumbent will deliver face to face and virtual education for a limited number of courses; translate and edit content derived from subject matter experts into experiential educational offerings; contribute to evaluation of curriculum and educational offerings; interpret organizational needs for educational offerings in the four key areas of focus, assess requirements and recommend solutions to complex, non-standard approaches and requests; support increased knowledge, shifts in understandings and points of view regarding content in the four areas of focus; provide guidance to entry level consultants to foster increased knowledge and skill in the areas of formal educational/instructional design, facilitation, consultation, and evaluation and provide guidance to external faculty to strengthen course and/or webinar delivery.

  • Classification: Senior Consultant
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: Quality & Patient Safety Ed
  • Primary Location: Seventh Street Plaza
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 18-JAN-2019
  • Date Available: 11-FEB-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $34.52
  • Maximum Salary: $59.20
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
Required Qualifications:

A minimum of 3 years’ experience with formal educational/instructional design and five years' experience with educational delivery including face to face and/or virtual education. A minimum of 5 years' direct patient care in a healthcare environment is required. A sound knowledge of patient safety, quality improvement methodology, patient and family centered care and/or innovation. Five years’ direct patient care experience in a health care environment. Demonstrated success in project planning and/or quality improvement. Significant experience in building partnerships and coalitions with internal and external stakeholders. Demonstrated ability to foster relationships and influence partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. Demonstrated ability to plan, implement and evaluate curriculum and educational offerings. Demonstrated history of scanning the environment for best practices and emerging trends, and applying these in practice.


Additional Required Qualifications:

As Required.


Preferred Qualifications:

5 years of direct patient care in a healthcare environment. 5 years of formal educational/instructional design. Master's Degree in Education.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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