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NPAO Director of Stakeholder Engagement

Summary

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Stakeholder Engagement is a key role for NPAO in
working with stakeholders, framing policy and positions, engaging NPs, and advancing the strategic
objectives of NPAO. This individual will have in-depth knowledge of the healthcare environments in
which NPs work, a thorough knowledge of NP practice and works collaboratively to ensure the NP
perspective is included in stakeholder discussions. This is a part-time position (.75 FTE – 30 hours per
week).

Key Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain positive relationships with government and other stakeholders to identify issues for mutual collaboration and the advancement of NPAO’s strategic objectives. (10 hours per month)
  • Represent NPAO at tables where in-depth knowledge of the NP role in health care delivery is
    required. (15 hours per month)
  • Engage NPs in the NP Central Community Platform by initiating and participating in discussions,
    and supporting Communities of Practice and other groups (10 hours per month)
  • Working with other members of the organization, represent the Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic
    Association in stakeholder meetings where required and support their activities. (10 hours per
    month)
  • Oversee and support the development of practice resources and toolkits (6 hours per month)
  • Identify and support the development of NPAO Position Statements (5 hours per month)
  • Participate in and support the political activities of NPAO (10 hours per month)
  • Work with our NP education partners to connect with NP students to promote the value of
    NPAO membership and support their transition to their NP careers. (3 hours per month)
  • Work with staff and stakeholders to identify and support the development of education
    programs to support NP niche practice areas. (5 hours per month)
  • Collaborate and participate with Nurse Practitioner Association of Canada and other Provincial
    NP Associations (2 hours per month)
  • Contribute to member recruitment and retention initiatives. (4 hours per month)
  • Respond to member and non-member questions regarding NP practice and policy issues. (10
    hours per month)
  • Actively contribute to social media posts and forum discussions (10 hours per month)
  • Contribute to the development of membership information including the weekly newsletter and
    other communications as needed to ensure members are informed. (8 hours per month)
  • Oversee the LA4NP and PCFA programs. (1 hour per month)
  • Correspond with the College of Nurses of Ontario, Ontario Nurses Association, Canadian Nurses
    Association, CNPS, and other key stakeholders as needed to represent NP interests. (4 hours per
    month)
  • Attend staff meetings and conferences. (5 hours per month) (20 hours per year for conferences)
  • All other duties assigned based upon organizational need.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a BSc.N.
  • Minimum of five years in an NP clinical role
  • Must be registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Nurse Practitioner in good
    standing (Primary Health Care, Adult, or Pediatric).
  • Excellent working knowledge of the Nurse Practitioner scope of practice.
  • Excellent understanding of Nurse Practitioner regulations and legislation.
  • Comprehensive understanding of health care delivery in Ontario.
  • Knowledge of the different sectors Nurse Practitioners work within.
  • Experience in political environments and diplomacy.
  • Previous leadership experience in program management or managing complex projects.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Collaborative leadership style and able to work effectively with external partners.
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Detailed-oriented and able to work within timelines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Social media experience
  • Basic computer skills.

Location

  • NPAO is a virtual organization. This position works remotely from home.
  • Requires appropriate equipment and internet access.
  • Flexibility on work hours (evenings and weekend) may be required.
  • Is required to attend meetings in person occasionally.
  • May require travel within the province.

Compensation

NPAO offers a competitive compensation package. Compensation will be commensurate with
qualifications and experience.

Applications

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to dcooper@npao.org with the Subject Line of :
“Director of Stakeholder Engagement Position” by end of day on December 30, 2022.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants being interviewed will be
contacted. No phone calls please.

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