Medical Assistance in Dying Program Coordinator

Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Number: 80595
Job: Administrative/Service
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: McMaster University Medical Centre
Organization: Office of Clinical & Organizational Ethics
Status: Temporary Part-time
Hours per week: 15
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: Non Union Employees
Minimum Salary: 35.6500 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 45.7000
Post Date: Feb 18, 2020, 5:00:00 AM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External: Mar 3, 2020, 4:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

Through the Office of Clinical & Organizational Ethics, HHS has developed a program to support access to Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) for appropriate patients; specifically, the Assisted Dying Resource and Assessment Service (ADRAS) provides a centralized consultation and referral service to responsibly and compassionately manage patient inquiries and requests for assisted dying. The MAiD program Coordinator helps facilitate/coordinate referrals and requests for assisted dying and supports education, resource-development and quality improvement for the MAiD program.

Position Summary

The MAiD program Coordinator helps facilitate/coordinate referrals and requests for assisted dying and supports education, resource-development and quality improvement for the MAiD program.

Schedule Work Hours

Monday - Friday Days

This position is temporary until June 2021.


1. Health professional designation
2. Knowledge of assisted dying policy, procedure and legislation
3. Demonstrated experience in group facilitation, debriefing and education
4. Experience with project management and administrative organization
5. Experience with patient case coordination, documentation, system navigation
6. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and an ability to liaise with a
variety of stakeholders
7. Effective skills in developing educational materials
8. Clinical experience with end of life care

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement