Implementation Specialist, Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation

Posted Date: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019
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Division of Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation
Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation

Start Date

As soon as possible.

Employment Status

One-year maternity leave replacement.


The candidate will provide assistance to speciality clinics, hospitals and primary care settings in the implementation and delivery of the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation program.


  • Assist in the implementation, delivery and maintenance of activities outlined in program work plans.
  • Apply evidence-based best practices through the use of facilitation, problem solving, and system change approaches.
  • Collaborate with community agencies and other team members.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with key players in affiliated institutions and in other clinical environments.
  • Organize and deliver elements of training to tobacco dependence specialists, health practitioners, and front-line staff.
  • Collect data, maintain records, provide reports and support evaluation activities.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations and conduct meetings.
  • Travel as necessary to institutions and other clinical settings in Ontario and throughout Canada.
  • Provide feedback and program progress reports to the program manager.
  • Collaborate with other members of the team, other departments within Cardiac Prevention & Rehabilitation and within the community to facilitate program development and integration.
  • Participate in the development of manuscripts and professional presentations to facilitate knowledge transfer.
  • Support quality improvement work for the OMSC program.
  • Complete projects, tasks, research and other duties delegated by division chief, deputy chief and program manager.

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in health-related discipline.
  • Three to five years of related experience.
  • Experience in working with community outreach activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated presentation skills.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize workload.
  • Previous experience in program implementation in healthcare/wellness settings.
  • Superior problem solving and analytic skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Works effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure on several projects concurrently and continue to meet deadlines as required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registered health professional.
  • Demonstrated clinical research experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of smoking cessation literature.
  • Previous experience working in tobacco cessation and/or health promotion.
  • Proficiency in speaking and comprehending both English and French.

To Apply

Send your cover letter and CV to

Accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process relating to any specialty requirements. Applicants should make their needs known in advance.

The successful candidate will be required, prior to the start of employment, to complete mandatory organizational training available online, provide a satisfactory criminal record check and provide an official piece of photo identification.

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