ALS Clinic Project Manager - ALS Clinic - Temporary Full-time 2024-7598

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Date Posted: 2/20/2024

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Reference No.: 2024-7598

Position Type: Temporary full-time


FTE Status: 1.00

Hours of Work: 8 hrs

Campus Site: Bayview

Shifts Weekday Required: Days

Shifts Weekend Required: No Weekends

Statutory Holiday(s) Required: No

The ALS Project Manager is an innovative nursing leadership opportunity with the primary goal to advance the recommendations and implementation plan arising from the ALS Models of Care Assessment, within Sunnybrook’s ALS Outpatient Clinic. The ALS Clinic is one of five regional ALS Clinics in Ontario, and includes an inteprofessional team and clinical research program.  The ALS Project Manager will report to Patient Care Manager of the Brain Sciences Program and will consult with the interprofessional team members, with a specific focus on 1) establishing an ambulatory nurse triage approach where the ALS nurse is the first point of contact for patient-initiated care inquiries between scheduled clinic visits, 2) establishing processes that enhance system partnership, 3)  building system capacity by advancing nursing and health professions knowledge about ALS care, 4) and developing and implementing an ALS pathway with role clarity that integrates collaborative responsibilities across sectors.


Key areas of focus for leadership and collaboration will include but are not limited to the following:


  • Create an ambulatory nurse triage system for individuals with ALS from diagnoses to late stage disease, which integrates supportive care principles and facilitates navigation and connection to appropriate resources within, and external to, the ALS team.
  • Enhance partnerships with community based teams, regional ALS Clinics and ALS Canada
  • Provide leadership for the review of roles and responsibilities of the interprofessional team members
  • Evaluate and monitor success through key performance indicators
  • Develop and implement an integrated person centered ALS care pathway that identifies role clarity with the ALS Clinic team providing consult to primary care, home care and community-based services that proactively anticipates the ALS disease trajectory and patient care needs
  • Advance clinical excellence in ALS care collaboration, by designing and embedding educational processes that improve specialty knowledge for nurses and health professionals across sectors. The Program Manager will apply the principles of adult learning to achieve knowledge translation effectively and will ensure that all activities conducted are congruent with the organization’s policies, procedures, standards of safety and quality, and rooted in a person-centered philosophy.
  • Support the development and distribution of education to patients and families for what to expect in ALS care across sectors
  • Engage in knowledge translation of key initiative accomplishments and lessons learned




  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse (in good standing) with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Master’s degree in Nursing an asset
  • Experience in Project/ Change management, quality improvement and evaluation preferred
  • Knowledge about neuromuscular disease process an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a diverse workload while setting priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to consult with stakeholders and integrate multiple perspectives to achieve project priorities
  • Ability to perform duties in professional and courteous manner
  • High level of initiative and self-direction
  • Proven organizational, problem solving, time management, meeting facilitation and critical thinking abilities
  • Ability to manage multiple, complex initiatives within tight timeframes
  • Comfort in situations where the process to achieving goals is unclear
  • Committed to on-going professional development
If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below. 

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is an equal opportunity employer.