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Advisor, Student Placement Risk Management

Office of Risk Management - Risk Management

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Job Type: Regular Full Time

Open Positions: 0

Posting Date: August 22, 2017

Closing Date: September 24, 2017

Union affiliation: SSUO

Job Reports To: Manager, Student Placement Risk Management

Job description

Salary (Grade: 10)

Hiring salary range

Position Purpose

Ensures that students comply with clinical placement requirements, which includes receiving necessary immunizations, obtaining police checks, obtaining or maintaining CPR and first aid certifications, completing mask fitting training and holding necessary professional licenses. Collects student information related to clinical placements and analyzes students’ clinical placement records. Ensures effective program implementation across different academic programs for the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Medicine.

Essential Qualifications

Valid College of Nurses of Ontario certificate (RN)
Satisfactory police record check (Vulnerable Sector)
Minimum of five years of specialized nursing experience, including evaluating immunization records
Knowledge of immunization guidelines and best practices
Knowledge of relevant legislation and standards in the area of epidemiology
Knowledge of federal and provincial privacy legislation
Knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and its application to the collection of confidential and sensitive information
Experience applying policies and procedures
Experience applying health counselling techniques
Experience in problem solving, negotiating and crisis management
Experience using word processing software, databases, spreadsheets, presentation software, email and the Internet
Ability to accurately and efficiently analyze and maintain student records
Ability to maintain clinical placement risk management documentation standards
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with colleagues, students and external stakeholders
Ability to prioritize and work effectively in a stressful environment
Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written)

Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to realise an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Is proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond whenever it is possible.
Client Service Orientation: Help or serve others to meet their needs. This implies anticipating and identifying the needs of internal and external clients and finding solutions on how to meet them.
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal(s). Accept and give constructive feedback. Able to adjust own behaviour to reach the goals of the team.


All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.

Applications from employees belonging to the bargaining unit SSUO, as well as external applications, will be considered equally. This posting may appear simultaneously on external websites. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Workshops offered by Leadership, Learning and Organizational Development that you have taken may be considered an asset if you apply for a position at the University. Don’t forget to list them on your CV. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).

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