ATTENTION MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS!
Do you have a background in death investigation, an inquiring mind and a special interest in public safety and the community? If you enjoy using your communication, managerial and people skills within a multi-disciplinary, high-profile environment, consider this leadership role as Regional Supervising Coroner with the Ministry of Solicitor General, Office of the Chief Coroner.
The Ontario Public Service (OPS) Leadership Behaviours defines what it means to be a leader by the following expected attributes and behavioural competencies:
- to demonstrate authenticity, accountability and courage
- to embrace positive disruption, a future mindset and to develop each other, every day
- to lead with a common purpose, be inclusive and drive people centered outcomes
What a career in the OPS can offer you!
The OPS is committed to be an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment. In addition to flexible work arrangements, collegial and professional work culture, career growth and development and on-the-job training to help you succeed, we offer a competitive total compensation package, which includes an attractive salary and may include the following:
- Flexible work arrangements
- Defined benefit pension plan
- Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits, which cover adoptive parents
- Comprehensive health and dental plans
- Life and disability insurance
What can I expect to do in this role?
Reporting to the Deputy Chief Coroner, you will:
- Provide advice and leadership on a variety of matters and interactions pertaining to death investigation
- Provide direction and supervision to coroners within the region, which may require some travel, including evaluating performance and quality assurance related to death investigations
- Coordinate and direct investigations and inquests and identify public safety issues and prevention strategies
- Exercise quasi-judicial powers including potentially presiding over unusual, high-profile or complex inquests
- Build and maintain effective relationships and communications with forensic pathologists, families, police, crown attorneys, lawyers, media, and the public
- Perform the duties of a coroner, as required
How do I qualify?
- A physician who is, or eligible to be, licensed and in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
Strategic Leadership Skills:
- You have extensive experience in the practice of medicine
- You have investigative skills and working knowledge in the fields of general and forensic investigation techniques including understanding of pathology, toxicology (i.e. drug reactions and poisoning), and industrial safety
- You have knowledge of and can interpret relevant legislation and guidelines when conducting death investigations and/or inquests (i.e. Coroners Act, Trillium Gift of Life Act, Anatomy Act, Vital Statistics Act, etc.).
Communication, Stakeholder and Relationship Management Skills:
- You have leadership, management, and administration skills to plan and co-ordinate consultative and investigative activities and to direct the operation of the regional office.
- You can support an inclusive work environment that harnesses and builds on diversity.
- You have good judgment and political acuity to deal with highly visible, complex and sensitive issues.
- You have strong communication skills to interact with the public, grieving families, news media, and to establish and maintain co-operative relationships with professionals.
- You have effective interpersonal skills to liaise and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including medical and legal professionals, and law enforcement agencies.
- You have written communication skills to prepare and disseminate information in the form of memorandums, newsletters, and media releases.
1 Permanent, 25 Morton Shulman Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check
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Monday, January 13, 2020
In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.
You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service).
A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.