Job Details: Allied Health Education Specialist, Interprofessional Education 259-22

Job Details
Open Date Jul 27 2022 - 12:03:00 PM Close Date Aug 10 2022 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Allied Health Education Specialist, Interprofessional Education 259-22 Posting Type Health Disciplines
Posting Status Active Position Length Full Time Temporary
Department Group Interprofessional Education Hours per Week
Department Interprofessional Education Openings 1
Education Master's Degree    
Union Position No


Allied Health Education Specialist

Requisition: #259-22

Job Type: Temporary Full Time (Approx. 12 Months)

Vacancies: 1

Department: Interprofessional Education

Employee Group: Non-union 

Job Description

Sinai Health is a leading academic health science centre with a provincial, national and international reputation for discovering and delivering life-changing care. Since 2015, we have provided excellent and compassionate care in hospital, community and home. Comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital, the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and our system partner Circle of Care, we translate scientific breakthroughs, push boundaries for health solutions, and educates future clinical and scientific leaders.

Sinai Health is fully committed to a culture of belonging and an inclusive environment that attracts and retains a diverse workforce, at all levels of the organization, that reflects the communities we serve. We welcome applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ+ persons, and those from diverse backgrounds and experiences. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know through the Accommodation Phone Line at 416-586-4800, ext. 7050, or email .

At Sinai Health, we care, create possibilities and offer hope. We are looking for an experienced Allied Health Education Specialist to support our Interprofessional Education team.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Manager, Academic Practice, Health Disciplines, the Allied Health Education Specialist’s key responsibilities are to assess, plan, design and deliver  high quality education, trainings and onboarding programs  for Health Disciplines Staff and/or other members of the Health care team to support evidence-based practice, safe and quality patient care.  

The Allied Health Education Specialist facilitates the adult learning process by utilizing  evidence-based education strategies that encourage self-direction, promote empowerment, and foster professional growth and a collaborative learning environment.  As an integral member of the Professional Practice and Education team, the Allied Health Education Specialist works collaboratively with Bridgepoint Leadership team, Academic office,  Clinical/ Professional Practice Leaders, Nursing Education and Practice team, to deliver professional practice/ education priorities and advance learning in alignment with Academic Practice Strategy and Corporate initiatives.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Successful  completion of a university degree in a related Health Sciences field from an accredited education institution; Master’s degree is required
  • Current unrestricted registration with an applicable Regulatory College (where applicable)
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of recent experience with Clinical Education and/or Clinical Practice; Status-only appointment with the University of Toronto preferred (where applicable)
  • Experience and participate in  research initiatives in health on a local, national or international basis
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge in the principles of adult learning, presentation and facilitation skills; experience in curriculum development and mentorship preferred
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Effectively work with multiple discipline groups and model practice expectations.
  • Demonstrate good clinical knowledge in the principles of Lift and transfer/ proper body mechanics, FIM, MDS, Workload measurement & RM &R,
  • Demonstrate good understanding in Meditech, Microsoft office applications, Sharepoint and Virtual learning platforms such as Zoom and OTN preferred
  • Experience in leading and/or participating in quality improvement projects