Clinical Practice Consultant, Professional Practice

City Surrey
Job ID 2023-43104
Corporate Professionals - Clinical - Other Positions
Posting Date
3 months ago(3/23/2023 4:18 PM)
Employment Type
Full Time
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
Days Off
Saturday, Statutory, Sunday
Learning Strategy and Innovations
Salary at Time of Posting
$41.35 - $59.43 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health continues to be recognized as one of BC's Top Employers, are you someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others?


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 45,000 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 26th, 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.


Additional position requirements include ability to:

- Design and deliver programs based on needs assessments, environmental scans and data analysis.
- Provide data-backed recommendations for regional strategies.
- Support project/change management initiatives by communicating with relevant groups, identifying and addressing concerns; escalating as needed
- Collaborate with internal partners like Talent Acquisition, People Strategies, Operations, Regional Networks and external partners like the Ministry of Health, Provincial Health Authorities, Post Secondary Institutions, Cross Canada and International partners
- Provide mentorship and leadership support to clinical nurse educators, sim ops specialists, coordinators/analysts (and other members of the team) to move program objectives forward


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Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.


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Detailed Overview

Supporting the Vision, Values, Purpose and Commitments of Fraser Health including service delivery that is centered around patients/clients/residents and families:

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.

Demonstrates the leadership practices of the Fraser Health Leadership Framework of Clear, Caring and Courageous and creates the conditions for people to succeed.


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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