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Clinical Nurse Scholar - Med/Surg/CCC - Temporary Full Time


Nursing --> Clinical Nurse Scholar

Job Location

75 Ann Street, Bracebridge, Ontario

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Temporary Full Time - Undetermined Length

Salary Range

$39.07 - $56.00

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Working together to provide outstanding integrated health care to our communities delivering best patient outcomes with exemplary standards and compassion, Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) is a multi-site organization that includes Huntsville District Memorial Hospital Site and South Muskoka Memorial Hospital Site. 



As a Clinical Nurse Scholar working in the Inpatient (Med/Surg) & Rehabilitation Services Department at Muskoka Algonquin Health Care you will; 


General Responsibilities 

  • Design, deliver, and evaluate educational programs, incorporate adult learning principles while providing feedback, coaching and mentoring. 

  • Assess unit-level learning needs and support novice nurses to meet their learning goals. 

  • Provide comprehensive education and evaluation to support to newly hired nurses during orientation. 

  • Assess clinical and educational needs of nursing staff on an ongoing basis. 

  • Participate in the delivery and creation of exceptional and innovative learning experiences that advance nursing practice. 

  • Provide direct and indirect supervision and support of clinical practice for novice nurses. 

  • Provide leadership in the delivery of evidence based nursing care and facilitate the integration of research into meeting established patient care standards/guidelines/protocols. 

  • Participate in evaluation of new nursing staff in conjunction with Manager. 

  • Contribute to the evaluation of educational goals and objectives. 

  • Foster positive staff interactions and promote a positive culture. 

  • Integrated quality indicators, program priorities and MAHC values into frontline education. 

  • Facilitate and support nurses through unit based initiatives and changes. 

  • Ensure that patient care complies with standards, legislation and regulations. Report non-compliance to program manager. 

  • Provide support and act as expert role model and resource for the delivery of high quality care. 

  • Create and enable a culture of professional development, incorporating a novice to expert approach. 

  • Support with patient care in emergent situations. 

  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by the direct manager. 

  • Organize and lead skills drills. 

  • Support documentation standards. 

  • Assist in processes to identify, assess and engage stakeholders regarding nursing development needs. 

  • Principle clinical resource point person when on shift for nursing staff to help ensure competency within scopes of practice and adoption of best practice. 

  • Champion quality and patient safety for clinical practices. 

  • Provide guidance to new nursing hires and preceptors. 

  • Provide feedback to new nursing hires and nurse manager. 


Clinical Assessment 

  • As per request by Manager for RN and /or RPN assessment, usually as a result of identified concerns and/or practice issues. 

  • Provide leadership regarding the creation and implementation of a learning plan. 

  • Provide guidance and feedback to nurse and nurse manager. 



  • Registered Nurse with current College of Nurses of Ontario registration, without restrictions. 

  • Current HSFO BLS Provider. 



  • Minimum 5 Years recent and relevant Clinical Experience in area where applying for role. 

  • Advanced knowledge and expertise with central venous access devices required. 

  • Knowledge and experience in clinical setting. 

  • Organization and prioritization skills. 

  • Superior leadership and interpersonal skills. 

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. 

  • Excellent computer skills – working knowledge of Cerner and Microsoft Office Word & Excel and Learning Management software. 

  • Keen interest in the process of adult education. 

  • Evidence of a commitment to continuous learning. 

  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed, and to function in both leadership and collaborative roles. 



  • CNA Specialty Certification. 

  • Current ACLS Provider. 

  • Certificate courses related to Adult Education. 

  • Current RNAO membership preferred. 



  • Ministry of Health’s Tuition Support Program for rural and remote communities 

  • Community Commitment Program for Nurses (you could qualify for $25,000)  

  • Signing Bonus! You could qualify for $7500 (Only applicable for external applicants applying for Permanent Part Time and Permanent Full Time positions) 

  • Staff referral program (Earn up to $1000 for each successful Permanent Part Time and Permanent Full Time new hire you refer to MAHC) 

  • Return to Service Grants 

  • Peer Mentorship 

  • Extended health benefits 

  • Enrolment in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) 

  • Collaborative and supportive team environment 



Imagine working in a place you love to visit on vacation! A career with MAHC lets you do just that. We are located in one of the top international tourist destinations in Canada; positioned just two (2) hours north of Toronto in beautiful cottage country surrounded by vibrant natural beauty, pristine lakes, majestic forests and rocky shorelines. 


Our communities are small in size but big in excitement; there are always local fundraisers, farmers markets, live events, pubs and locally owned stores to shop in. There are a variety of seasonal, year-round activities to keep you busy and fully embraced in the lifestyle that Muskoka has to offer from hiking, fishing, snowshoeing, downhill skiing, heading to Algonquin Park or Arrowhead Park for the day, running and cycling clubs, camping, sitting on a warm sunny patio downtown, or simply relaxing by the lake with your friends. Life here is good! 



Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare has launched the Housing for Healthcare initiative to help MAHC team members (both new recruits and existing staff) connect with housing options in our communities. For more information on this initiative click on this link Housing for Healthcare 





Location: South Muskoka Memorial Hospital (SMMH) located in Bracebridge 


Department: Inpatient (Med/Surg/CCC) & Rehabilitation Services 


Hours of Work: Must be available to work shifts including days, evenings, nights and weekends. Shifts and hours may change according to departmental requirements per the collective agreement. 


As a condition of employment, external hires are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department. 


Our organization: MAHC is committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free. We encourage applicants from all equity-deserving groups, including but not limited to, individuals who identity as Indigenous, racialized, seniors, persons living with disabilities, women, and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ. 


Accommodations will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. Applicants need to make any accommodation requests for the interview or selection process known in advance by contacting the Human Resources Department. Human Resources will work together with the hiring committee to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation for the selection process which will enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. 



Applicants interested in becoming a part of an energetic, caring team in a fast-paced and rewarding environment can submit their cover letter and resume as either a PDF or Word document(s) to postings listed on by 11:59pm on the listed closing date.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Selection will be based on the skill, ability, experience and qualifications. The Hospital reserves the right to conduct a formal interview or other applicable testing where required. 

This position is located at 75 Ann Street, Bracebridge, ON. View the Google Map in full screen.