Evidence to Care (EtC) is Holland Bloorview’s catalyst to transform pediatric rehab research evidence into changes in behaviour, practice, and policy making that will enhance the health and well-being of children with special needs. The Knowledge Translation Specialist will be responsible for providing expertise in knowledge translation, working collaboratively with Holland Bloorview departments involved in producing, using and promoting research such as the Research Institute, the Communications Department, clinical programs involved in advancing Holland Bloorview’s strategic priorities, in addition to building relationships with external stakeholder audiences to build awareness of the organization’s strategic areas of focus.
The Knowledge Translation Specialist will develop and implement evidence-informed strategies and work plans for the transfer of evidence and research messages to specific audiences, support outreach activities to enhance the capacity of audiences to understand research and use evidence, work with Holland Bloorview staff to identify and shape key thematic messages, support the identification of evidence needs identified by target audiences, and develop and oversee Knowledge Translation projects, services and tools. He/she will be responsible for increasing Holland Bloorview’s role in being an evidence-using and promoting organization.
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Submissions for the Knowledge Translation Specialist role close August 23rd 2012