Implementation Specialist at Baycrest

Oct 11,2017 | Consortium_staff Job Opportunities

The Centre for Aging & Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) at Baycrest in Toronto, Canada, seeks applications for a one-year, full-time Implementation Specialist. The Implementation Specialist will be responsible for facilitating the application of knowledge mobilization (KM) tools/strategies by project teams, assisting in the development of project-specific KM plans, and supporting ongoing knowledge translation and implementation efforts that that can assist CABHI projects in their implementation/ adoption efforts. In addition, this individual will be responsible for building capacity within the adoption user group by increasing the knowledge, skills, motivation, and attitudes of potential users to achieve their implementation/adoption goals and includes attention to all types of capacity (psychological, behavioral and structural) at all levels of the system (individual, organization, network, and system).

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences, Public Health, Social Sciences (e.g., psychology, [medical] sociology), Health/Research Communications, Health Policy, or a related field
  • Minimum 1 year of research coordinator experience
  • Meticulous attention to detail and capable of independent decision-making
  • Ability to prioritize and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a diverse team environment
  • Ability to adapt to changes in project direction
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal/written communication, organizational, and time management skills
  • Understanding of all aspects of knowledge translation
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and bibliographic (i.e., EndNote) software
  • Possess Creativity, adaptability, diplomacy, and tact
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team of diverse stakeholders
  • Comfortable speaking in front of small to large audiences

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience in a healthcare-related setting
  • Experience in conducting qualitative interviews
  • Experience in quantitative statistics
  • Experience with quality improvement and evaluation methodology

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