Knowledge-to-Practice Project Manager

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Knowledge-to-Practice Project Manager
Posted: 08/07/2018 1:42:18 PM
Job Posting
Positon Title
Knowledge-to-Practice Project Manager
Specialized Geriatric Services, Continuing Health Professional Development and Adult Education
2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto
Full-Time Permanent, non-union
Posting Date:
August 1, 2018
Submission Date:
September 30, 2018
Background and Job Description
The Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto (RGP) supports a network of healthcare providers who care for frail older adults. Building capacity for senior friendly care through education and training is a central pillar of the RGP mandate and strategic plan. We develop and implement innovative and complex knowledge-to-practice (KTP) initiatives. Varying in scale, these initiatives are interprofessional, intersectoral and co-designed with key stakeholders, including older people themselves.
The RGP of Toronto is seeking an experienced health professional with interest in the care of older people, continuing health professional development and knowledge-to-practice processes. Working closely with the RGP directors, the KTP Project Manager will be responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of a variety of KTP initiatives, ensuring timely progress and achievement of expected deliverables. The KTP PM will serve as a leader, coach, and expert in educational program development and in implementing knowledge translation strategies.
Creation of learning resources based on evidence and best practices
Develop strategies for knowledge transfer and evaluate its impact
Create implementation plans for complex knowledge-to-practice interventions and ensure timelines and deliverables are met
Serve as an information broker on topics relevant to geriatric care, including evidence-based interprofessional geriatric clinical care and service development
Contribute to innovation in education
Provide coaching and support the implementation and spread of evidenced-based interventions
Evaluate the impact of KT activities by collecting and analyzing data; prepare reports, presentations summarizing the impact of the KT activities of the RGP of Toronto
Develop and implement knowledge exchange opportunities that are innovative, interprofessional, intersectoral and multimodal
Collaborate with the RGPs of Ontario on educational initiatives
Strong interpersonal skills that assist in managing meetings with a diverse team
Demonstrate the ability to collaborate with all stakeholders in the development and implementation of key projects
Able to meet deadlines and have a strong commitment to fiduciary responsibilities
Regulated health professionals with demonstrated experience in the core geriatric competencies and the knowledge-to-practice process
Master’s degree in relevant related discipline (i.e. MHSc, education, Public Health Policy, Quality Improvement, Implementation Science, Health/Business Administration, Social Sciences)
Essential Qualifications:
Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience working in the healthcare sector with a focus on Knowledge Translation and/or Quality Improvement
Advanced project and change management skills
Knowledge of the principles of adult education and continuing health professional development
Demonstrated ability in leadership, coaching, mentoring, small group and team facilitation
An understanding of the health-care system and the unique challenges geriatric care
Experience with literature review processes and knowledge synthesis
Advanced computer skills, including MS project
Highly competent and effective presentation and meeting facilitation skills including the ability to present and discuss complex information in a way that establishes rapport, influences others and enables understanding
Proven ability to work independently, take initiative and perform in stressful environments
The Knowledge-to-Practice Project Manager works under the supervision of the RGP Directors and collaborates with program directors, managers, health professionals, and other staff throughout the RGP Network.
How to Apply
Please email your cover letter and resume by
August 21, 2018
(as one PDF file) to
Please state

Knowledge-to-Practice Project Manager Application”
in the email subject line.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
The RGP is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
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