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Advanced Practice Leader - Rehab

Location: Markham
Job Code: 28275

Date Posted: February 24, 2023

As a member of the Professional Practice Portfolio at SE Health, collaborating with Operations leadership, the Professional Practice Leader-Rehab is responsible for achieving excellence in patient safety, professional practice and clinical quality with a focus in evidence-based rehabilitation (rehab) services in a variety of settings across Canada (e.g. home/community, assisted living, long term care, etc.).


Activity A: Practice and Compliance

  • Provide expert knowledge and professional practice leadership to develop solutions/service delivery models for exceptional care rooted in evidence-informed practice.

  • Set practice standards, policies, and procedures in a variety of clinical settings across Canada.

  • Evaluate clinical quality, risk, and outcomes for continuous quality improvement and risk mitigation.

  • Adopt evidence-informed leading practices and provide expert knowledge to advance care and meet needs of the population served

  • Monitor federal, provincial, and other relevant legislation/regulations for compliances and collaborate on strategies to address opportunities for improvement

  • Conduct regular review and analysis of clinical quality and outcome indicators.

Activity B:  Developing Education programs

  • Provide support and consultation

  • Collaborate to address quality, safety, and risk management issues, including the development of improvement plans to address opportunity areas.

  • Develop and contribute to execution of educational initiatives and support the ongoing development of our innovative on-line learning environment.  

   Activity C: Leadership and Development

  • Lead program development and new models of care delivery for the target population, in collaboration with the operations leadership team and the interdisciplinary team.

  • Support Rehab Practice Coaches through regular meetings, orientation, mentorship, consultation, and guidance with complex clinical situations.

  • Lead or participate in knowledge translation, quality improvement, risk management, research, and best practice initiatives.

  • Provide clinical and thought leadership and collaborate with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders to achieve the defined mandate.       

   Activity D:

  • Represent the organization through conference participation, presentations, and publications.

  • Committee participation and leadership as required.      


  • Demonstrated core competencies in an advanced rehab practice capacity in the domains of Clinical, Collaboration/Consultation, Research/Evidence, and Leadership.

  • Registration with one of the rehabilitation discipline regulatory bodies in Ontario in good standing: Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Speech-Language Pathology, Dietitian Master’s degree in one of the rehabilitation disciplines preferred.

  • Membership in relevant provincial and national associations/interest groups an asset

  • Rehabilitation leadership experience is an asset

  • Minimum of three (3) years of practice experience, home and community experience preferred.

  • Solid understanding of principles of evidence informed practice, adult learning, and change management.

  • An ability to promote and facilitate evidence-based practice.

  • Project management experience in executing on evidence informed practices and quality improvement initiatives.

  • Demonstrated leadership ability, including facilitation, engagement, conflict resolution, problem solving and critical thinking skills.

  • Demonstrated expertise and ability to apply, teach, coach and mentor individuals and teams

  • Demonstrated success in establishing, leading and maintaining positive change through the use of change management principles.

  • Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple deliverables.

  • Ability to be resilient within a changing environment.

  • A demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and improvement.

  • A vehicle, travel is required required.

  • Work location is hybrid to Markham and will travel to sites as required.


At SE, we love what we do.  Every day, we bring hope and happiness to clients, homes, and communities across Canada.  We treat each person with dignity and love, like our own family; we build empathy; and we do the right thing. We are always inspired to make a difference. As a not-for-profit social enterprise, we share knowledge, provide the best care, and help each client to realize their most meaningful goals for health and wellbeing. We are an inclusive workplace offering competitive salary, group benefits, RRSP pension, and work life balance. We’re a great place to work, and we hope you’ll join our team.

Please note that due to the unprecedented circumstance of the Global Pandemic and the resultant public health crisis; and in the interest of the health and safety of our patients/clients, employees, and greater good of public health, SE Health requires those that wish to work for this organization to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated means a person has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and it has been 14 days since the last dose

SE Health is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Talent Acquisition Team at at your earliest convenience.