Surveyors - Health Care Professional, Substance Abuse and Gambling Addiction

Surveyor Secretariat / Secrétariat des Visiteurs Ottawa, Ontario


Accreditation Canada (AC) is searching for health professionals with experience in substance abuse and gambling addiction, who share our passion for achieving quality health services for all. In Canada and around the world, we are building a bold and bright future for our enterprise and our clients. If you are looking for a challenge and seeking to be part of something larger than yourself, this opportunity could be for you.

Terms: Availability to participate in a minimum of 10 survey days per year (approximately 2 surveys). Additionally, some preparation and travel time may be required. Surveyors will also participate in initial training and complete ongoing learning requirements.

Compensation: Surveyors are paid a modest honorarium and are reimbursed for travel expenses. Continuing education credits can also be earned from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL), and the First National Health Managers Association (FNHMA). 

Location: Canada

Application Deadline: March 31st, 2023 

All selected applicants will be contacted by April 28th, 2023. 

As peer reviewers and champions of quality and safety, your responsibilities include:

  • Conducting on-site surveys as a member of a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Assessing the quality of programs and services against the standards of excellence and identifying areas for improvement;
  • Sharing your expertise and providing guidance on best practices in the field;

You have a unique history. Does it include the abilities and experience listed below?

  • Currently employed by an organization that is accredited by AC or actively engaged in the health care or social services field.
  • Experience as a mid-level (or higher) health professional in Substance Abuse and Gambling Addiction services.
  • Knowledge of AC’s programs and accreditation processes.
  • Clinical experience and a valid professional license.
  • Experience working with others (e.g. patients, clinicians, or administrators) on governance, service design and/or quality improvement initiatives.
  • Fluency in English and have excellent communication skills, including strong writing skills and the ability to adapt your communication style to the audience.
  • Ability to analyze information and draw conclusions based on direct observation and document review.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to adapt to unexpected changes.
  • Strong technology skills, including the ability to operate a computer and use web-based software.

You’ll stand out if you...

  • Are fluent in French, Arabic, Farsi, Italian, Slovenian, Spanish or other languages.
  • Have experience working with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis populations. 
  • Have clinical experience as a RN, SW, Counsellor and a valid professional license.

Do you have what we’re looking for? Submit your CV and a cover letter. If you have any other questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected].

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to the principles of Employment Equity. We encourage applications from all qualified persons, including visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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