Owen Sound

The Nurse Clinician with expertise in Emergency health care will support GBHS Emergency programs across the corporation by providing staff development expertise as an educator, consultant, facilitator, change agent, and leader to ensure that corporate training is rolled to all Emergency departments in a consistent manner. Recent clinical expertise is required as the Nurse Clinician supports the development of the front-line nurse, and fosters empowerment through knowledge to achieve excellence through the delivery of evidenced based nursing practice. This occurs through the facilitation of the educational process through assessment, development, planning, implementation and evaluation of competency assessment, continuing education and leadership development. In addition, as a role model of professional behavior, the Nurse Clinician is instrumental in creating a professional nursing climate within GBHS to meet the needs of the diverse units within GBHS while aligning with the corporate mission, vision, strategic initiatives, core values and priorities.



  • Master’s Degree in Nursing or BScN with relevant ED experience
  • Current Registration as an RN from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Completion of a certificate course in Emergency Nursing
  • Proficiency and knowledge with FirstNet
  • Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Specialty Certification in Emergency Services
  • A minimum of five (5) years recent clinical related experience in Emergency services
  • A minimum of two (2) years relevant experience in teaching, demonstrating a knowledge of the principles of adult learning
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing science theory, and practice within a patient and family centered model of care
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the CNO standards for Nursing Practice and expertise in Emergency nursing issues
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching, competency assessment, program development, facilitation and evaluation skills
  • Membership in one of the following professional associations: NENA, RNAO
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Instructor
  • Current PALs certification
  • Central Venous Access knowledge and skill proficiency
  • Demonstrated skills working both independently and collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to evaluate relevant research and synthesize information to identify and implement best practices
  • Excellent leadership and autonomy with theoretical and practical experience in adult education including adult education program planning, development, delivery and evaluation
  • Ability to work with a variety of stakeholders and learner populations with effective facilitation and presentation skills, flexible to teach in different learning environments using traditional and computer-based learning
  • Demonstrated ability in change management and quality improvement practices
  • Ability to assume a leadership role in promoting a shared responsibility for professional development
  • Demonstrated effective decision making, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Demonstrates an awareness and working knowledge of relevant legislation and standards that impact patient care
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to network effectively with other disciplines.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency in word-processing, computer presentation skills and related technology
  • Demonstrated integrity, initiative and commitment to continuing professional development and education
  • Satisfactory attendance and performance records
  • Adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) and ‘LEAD’ Competencies (Lead by example, Empower, Achieve results, Develop others) and a commitment to a safe workplace free of violence and harassment
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes


  • TNCC/ENCC/S.T.A.B.L.E. Course completion or willing to complete within 12 months of hire

Posting Date: 2022-05-25
Closing Date: 2022-05-31

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