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Knowledge Mobilization Implementation Specialist

Hospital Toronto Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care

Knowledge Mobilization Implementation Specialist

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Centre for Aging & Brain Health Innovation at Baycrest has an opportunity

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(Non-Union, 70 hours bi-weekly)


The primary role of the Implementation Specialist is to work with the team to broker strong supportive relationships amongst diverse stakeholders, develop and implement strategies to disseminate and increase the uptake of best and next innovations in care delivery. The Implementation Specialist must have excellent skills in communication, team building, networking, relationship-building, facilitation and negotiation, and project management.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Informs and evolves CABHI’s Knowledge Mobilization strategy in line with the needs of key stakeholders to further the dissemination and implementation of CABHI innovations
  • Provides specialized consultation to CABHI project teams to facilitate the development and execution of dissemination and implementation plans for their innovation project
  • Works in collaboration with CABHI’s network of organizational consortiums to support the adoption of CABHI innovations
  • Plays an active role in informing CABHI’s end user engagement strategy and its virtual market validation network
  • Evaluates research findings gleaned from CABHI validation projects to inform synthesis and dissemination to key stakeholders and the public
  • Stays abreast of best practices in KT to inform activities
  • Fosters stakeholder engagement and positive working relationships with project partners
  • Compiles and shares resources related to knowledge translation/evidence-informed best practice literature tools, and capacity building materials
  • Contributes to the development, implementation, and evaluation of knowledge translation products and strategies
  • Collects and summarizes targeted key performance indicators related to knowledge mobilization
  • Facilitates development and execution of signature events (including workshops, meetings, etc.)
  • Assists in the development of knowledge sharing materials (handbooks, toolkits, manuscripts, abstracts, posters, slide decks, etc.

Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • Master of Arts / Master of Science in a field relevant to aging and brain health or health-related discipline required
  • Specialized training in knowledge mobilization/translation theoretical frames of reference, tools, and strategies
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and time management skills
  • Experience conducting literature searches; knowledge of systematic review methodology a valuable asset
  • Experience with quality improvement and evaluation methodology a valuable asset
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and bibliographic (i.e., EndNote) software
  • Ability to pay meticulous attention to detail and produce consistently high quality work
  • Creativity, adaptability, diplomacy, and tact essential
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team of diverse stakeholders
  • Comfortable speaking in front of small to large audiences


Internal applicants: It is preferred that you submit your application online via our intranet.  Please ensure that your updated resume is submitted with your application.  Failure to submit your resume, may affect your candidacy for this position.

External applicants: Please submit your application online by clicking the Apply button below. 

Internal Expiry Date: July 4, 2019

Posting # 19-0405












     Remarkable people of Baycrest Health Sciences are changing the future of brain health and aging.




     Thank you for your interest in joining Baycrest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All successful candidates will be required to complete a police reference check/vulnerable sector screen. As staff we all share in maintaining a safe care environment for clients, families, and visitors and a safe work environment for staff, students, researchers, physicians and volunteers. Baycrest 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 notify Human Resources at 416-785-2500, ext. 2961.




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