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Decisions Administrator

College of Nurses of Ontario
Toronto (City), Ontario (CA)
$87,361 - $92,835
Closing date
Jul 6, 2024

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Job Title:                           Decisions Administrator             


Job Status:                       2 Permanent, 1 Temporary (Approx. 6 months)


Eligibility:                         Open to any qualified candidates 








Drafts reasons for decision on behalf of the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee (ICRC) regarding complaints and reports about nurses’ care, conduct and capacity and the Registration Committee (RC) regarding applications from applicants who do not meet one or more of the registration requirements, and applications to vary an existing order.  





Drafts clear, concise, and coherent decisions and reasons on behalf of the ICRC, and orders and reasons on behalf of the RC, incorporating medical, nursing, and legal terminology in accordance with benchmarks; incorporates relevant legal tests and case law, reflects the correct disposition and essential reasoning of the committees, and can withstand scrutiny from a variety of audiences. Prepares for committee meetings by reviewing case reports, identifying issues that may impact committee discussions and clarifying information with staff. Attends committee meetings, interacts with committee members and staff to clarify, or confirm information and takes detailed notes of committee members’ discussions, conclusions, rationale, and disposition for each case reviewed. Participates in the development and delivery of orientation and education content for ICRC and RC.  




  Education and Experience  




Combination of post-secondary education and 3 to 5 years of legal writing experience for an administrative tribunal.  


Organizational Competencies Consistently demonstrate CNO’s Staff Core Competencies: 


  • Innovation Curiously cultivate new ideas with a desire to learn and a collective focus on the best outcome.
  • Integrity Conduct every interaction with fairness, honesty, and mutual respect.
  • Collaboration Work with the right people at the right time to make the best-informed decision.
  • Well-being  Care for the physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional needs of ourselves and others. 





Job Competencies, Knowledge, Skills  


Communication – uses excellent editing and writing skills to capture accurate details and present complex professional behavior and nursing issues in a clear manner; recognizes the impact of tone and nuance in written communication and exercises skill and judgement to convey information in an objective manner.

Planning and organizing – effective organizational skills and a proven ability to prioritize and monitor workload for various activities such as preparing for or attending committee meeting, interacting with committee members, and completing decision-writing activities; and adjusts previous plans if new priorities arise, as necessary, to ensure completion within set timelines.

Analytical and Critical Thinking - applies general knowledge of relevant case law and legislation, including the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA) and Nursing Act, 1991 to review relevant information from identified sources ensuring relevant legal tests have been incorporated when drafting decisions as articulated by statutory committees; applies knowledge of decision-writing and procedural fairness principles ensuring decisions capture legally defensible rationale.

Attention to Detail - Focuses on details to ensure decisions drafted contain accurate and sufficient detail; produces thorough and complete work with tight deadlines.

Adaptability - anticipates, understands, and focuses on the needs of the intended audience to whom decisions apply, when work is questioned; adapts plans and approaches to manage challenging stakeholder interactions.  


Hiring Range: $87,361 - $92,835


Full Salary Range: $87,361 - $104,833




To Apply


Please email cover letter and resume by June 20, 2024, at 4:00 pm via UKG PRO


Our DEI Commitment


The College of Nurses of Ontario protects the public by promoting safe nursing practice. We strive to be diverse, inclusive, fair, equitable and accessible by addressing barriers and promoting dignity and respect for all.  If you require Code-protected accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact citing “Request for Accommodation” in the subject line.


Land Acknowledgement


The College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) operates on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of many Indigenous communities across Ontario which continue to be home to Indigenous peoples.


CNO’s office is in Toronto, on land that is the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples.



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