Clinical Practice Consultant, Professional Practice

City Surrey
Job ID 2022-10097
Corporate Professionals - Non-Clinical - Other Positions
Posting Date
5 months ago(4/25/2022 11:00 AM)
Employment Type
Relief Full Time
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
Professional Practice
Salary at Time of Posting
$39.76-$57.15 per hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.


Effective October 26, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines).  Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.

Detailed Overview

Supporting the Values, Vision, Purpose and Commitments of Fraser Health:

The Clinical Practice Consultant, Professional Practice works in collaboration with the health team to establish Fraser Health (FH) as a provincial leader in clinical best practice and patient outcomes.  Within all sectors (acute and community), provides leadership in implementing, monitoring and evaluating the scope and standards of clinical practice identified by regulatory bodies and FH.  Key activities include clinical practice assessment, advice, education, and practice development for the purpose of advancing quality clinical practice that results in safe, ethical, quality health outcomes for patients, clients and residents.

Accountable to the Director, Professional Practice, the Clinical Practice Consultant provides consultation in the use of evidence, knowledge dissemination and collaborative internal/external partnerships to plan, develop, problem solve, implement, and evaluate clinical programs/initiatives.  Works in close collaboration with clinical programs/sites, settings, regional committees/structures, management/operations, practice leaders, external stakeholders and the Professional Practice team and develops a strong network of partnerships with the goal of promoting and advancing professional clinical practice at FH.


  1. Provides practice consultation leadership and guidance to clinicians, managers and directors to ensure that FH is a leader in clinical care and a professional practice environment.

  2. Offers practice assessment, advice and problem-solving for complex practice challenges. 

  3. Collaborates with Directors, Professional Practice to develop implementation plans that support compliance with the legislation and regulations for the appropriate professional group(s) such as Health Professional Act.  This may include an education plan, clinical decision support tools, revision of supporting documentation, and a plan to support the various operational teams and physicians impacted by changes to practice.

  4. Oversees and supports projects and initiatives, incorporating change management and knowledge translation considerations.

  5. Oversees specific PPI staff as designated and related projects as assigned including the supervision of day to day operational work.

  6. Maximizes health human resources utilization by facilitating full scope of practice for all categories of health providers.

  7. Recommends and leads or contributes to the development of new clinical policies and procedures.

  8. Obtains, reviews and disseminates current information including Professional Standards of Practice, Professional Scope of Practice, Ethical Standards of Practice; and Limits & Conditions.

  9. Partners with various internal and external stakeholders to conceptualize, develop, deliver, and/or coordinate practice education programs funded by the Nursing Directorate or FH.

  10. Represents FH and Professional Practice at various events including educational family forums, professional associations, regulatory bodies and external committees.

  11. Collaborates with various professional practice councils to support practice development in FH through the development of multidisciplinary and discipline specific clinical tools.

  12. Networks, understands and supports all professional practice council structures and related clinical groups such as Professional Practice representatives to specific program teams, for the primary purpose of practice integration, consolidating practice, minimizing duplication, and facilitating consistency in standards of care, scope of practice and care delivery.

  13. Supports clinical research to promote the development of clinical knowledge and its application to professional practice.


Education and Experience

Graduate of an approved clinical health profession with a Master's degree in that health profession or in health administration, education, or related field. A minimum of five (5) years' recent, related clinical and/or education experience in a complex health care environment including progressive professional practice, education, project management and leadership experience. Current practicing registration with the relevant regulatory college or association in British Columbia.

Skills and Abilities

LEADS Capabilities

Leads Self
Self Awareness: Is aware of own assumptions, values, principles, strengths and limitations.
Manages Self: Takes responsibility for own performance and health.
Develops Self: Actively seeks opportunities and challenges for personal learning, character building and growth.
Demonstrates Character: Models qualities such as honesty, integrity, resilience and confidence.

Engages Others
Fosters the Development of Others: Supports and challenges others to achieve professional and personal goals.
Contributes to the Creation of a Healthy Organization: Creates an engaging environment where others have meaningful opportunities and the resources to fulfill their expected responsibilities.
Communicates Effectively: Listens well. Encourages open exchange of information and ideas using appropriate communication media.
Builds Effective Teams: Facilitates an environment of collaboration and cooperation to achieve results.

Achieves Results
Sets Direction: Inspires vision. Identifies, establishes and communicates clear and meaningful expectations and outcomes.
Strategically Aligns Decisions with Vision, Values and Evidence: Integrates organizational mission, values and reliable, valid evidence to make decisions.
Takes Action to Implement Decisions: Acts in a manner consistent with the organizational values to yield effective, efficient public-centered service. Demonstrates business acumen by efficiently and effectively identifying and managing human, capital, financial and information resources.
Assesses and Evaluates Results: Measures and evaluates outcomes. Holds self and others accountable for results achieved against benchmarks. Corrects course as appropriate.

Develops Coalitions
Builds Partnerships and Networks to Create Results: Creates connections, trust and shared meaning with individuals and groups.
Demonstrates a Commitment to Customers and Service: Facilitates collaboration, cooperation and coalitions among diverse groups and perspectives to improve service.
Mobilizes Knowledge: Employs methods to gather intelligence. Encourages open exchange of information. Uses quality evidence to influence action across the system.
Navigates Socio-Political Environment: Is politically astute. Negotiates through conflict. Mobilizes support.

Systems Transformation
Demonstrates Systems/Critical Thinking: Thinks analytically and conceptually; questions and challenges the status quo to identify issues, solve problems and design and implement effective processes across systems and stakeholders.
Encourages and Supports Innovation: Creates a climate of continuous improvement and creativity aimed at systematic change.
Strategically Oriented to the Future: Scans the environment for ideas, best practices and emerging trends that will shape the system.
Champions and Orchestrates Change: Actively contributes to change processes that improve health service delivery.

Professional/Technical Capabilities

  • Knowledge of health care system and provincial educational systems.

  • Thorough knowledge and experience working with complex health care organizations.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable regulatory body/association standards.

  • Ability to exercise initiative, creativity and innovative thinking and is current regarding evolving trends and practices.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and participate effectively in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and write proposals.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the interprofessional collaborative.

  • Excellent organizational, prioritization and time management skills.

  • Advanced knowledge in planning and facilitating organization change, systems thinking, building collaborative partnerships.

  • Advanced consultation, facilitation and project management knowledge including program implementation, education, and evaluation.

  • Proven flexibility with a high level of initiative and self direction.

  • Demonstrated effective decision-making, critical appraisal and supervision skills.

  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods.

  • Proficiency in the use of personal computers and related technology using programs such as MS Word, Access, Excel and Power Point.


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