Surveyor - General Application

Surveyor Secretariat / Secrétariat des Visiteurs Ottawa, Ontario


Description

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

Compensation: Surveyors are paid a modest honorarium and reimbursed for travel expenses. They can also earn continuing education credits from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), and the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL).

 

Apply by: On-going

 

Accreditation Canada (AC) is searching for health care professionals 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 position could be for you.

 

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;
  • Conducting other AC activities such as delivering education and consultation services to our client organizations (optional).

 

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

  • Currently employed by an organization that is accredited by AC.
  • Experience as a mid-level (or higher) health care
  • Familiarity with our accreditation programs and accreditation processes.
  • 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 clinical experience and a valid professional license.
  • Are available travel outside of Canada.

 

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 surveyors@accreditation.ca

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. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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