Project Manager: RNs Leading Change/ Practice Advisor

Reporting to the Director, Practice, the RNs Leading Change, Project Manager/Practice Advisor supports the strategic and operational priorities of the SRNA through the fulfilment of the following accountabilities, core competencies and education/experience in compliance with the SRNA’s strategic plan and ongoing operational requirements.


  • Uses project management tools and approach for all projects.
  • Lead a team:
    • To facilitate the implementation and evaluation of RNs Leading Change project (including RN(AAP) related programming as well as RN Specialty Practices education and spread);
    • To manage other projects which contribute to achievement of the organizational strategic plan; and,
    • To facilitate achievement of other assigned deliverables.
  • Represent SRNA to key stakeholders and the public to facilitate achievement of the role and the mandate of the SRNA.
  • Contribute to budget planning, monitoring reports and briefing notes for Council and administrative policies as assigned.
  • Provide supervision to assigned staff.
  • Provides confidential advice, information and resources to individual and groups of members and other stakeholders regarding professional practice issues.
  • Initiates and maintains nursing practice consultation records to gather and track practice issues and identify emerging trends and issues in nursing.
  • Promotes collaborative problem solving within the nursing practice environment.
  • Develops guidelines, position statements, standards and other resources associated with achieving the SRNA Ends.

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in obtaining, analysing and summarizing evidence related to registered nursing practice.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to positively interact with members and the public.
  • Excellent skills and abilities in issue identification as well as resolution, counselling and facilitation.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in both verbal and written context with clarity and conciseness.
  • Excellent skills in public speaking, including developing and delivering presentations.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to effectively prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Respectful of confidentiality and of the dynamic inherent within the role of representing the SRNA.
  • Willing and able to adapt to the changing needs of the public and health care system.
  • Committed to working as a team player, and encouraging the efforts of others.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in a variety of Windows-based computer software.

Education & Experience:

  • Current licensure with the SRNA or eligibility to obtain a licence with the SRNA.
  • Extensive experience in issue resolution, counselling and facilitation.
  • Experience in public speaking, including developing and delivering presentations.
  • A Masters degree in Nursing or related field, as well as thorough and specialized knowledge in a program or service area to facilitate service or policy design, development and evaluation.
  • Significant experience (approximately 10 years or more) working in one or more of the domains of nursing as a registered nurse (RN) or RN Nurse Practitioner.
  • Experience working as an SRNA Practice Advisor.
  • Education in Project management.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply. The position is in Regina and travel is required. For confidential enquiries or to express interest in this position, please send your resume by March 23, 2018.

The SRNA thanks everyone for their interest. Only those invited to interview will receive a response.

Cheryl Weselak, PCP, Coordinator, Human Resources & Events Management

Saskatchewan Registered Nurses’ Association,

2066 Retallack Street, Regina, Saskatchewan S4T 7X5

1 800 667 9945 ext 224 or 359 4224



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