Knowledge Mobilization Specialist – SickKids Pain Centre

Position Description 1.0 FTE [details link]

The Knowledge Mobilization Specialist will work within the SickKids Pain Centre and closely with a core team comprising the SickKids Pain Centre co-chairs and the Pain Centre Research Program Manager.

The Knowledge Mobilization Specialist will be responsible for facilitating the mobilization of knowledge amongst researchers, clinical staff, knowledge users, patients and caregivers, and other key partners, as appropriate, as well as developing the capacity for mobilizing knowledge and implementing evidence about children’s pain management at SickKids and across Canadian pediatric health institutions.

The SickKids Pain Centre is a leading international paediatric centre specializing in pain prevention and treatment. We aim to prevent and minimize pain for all children in a family-centred environment by fostering collaboration, excellence, integrity, and innovation between interprofessional teams that integrate clinical care, education, and research.

The SickKids Pain Centre provided leadership to the ChildKind certification at SickKids – SickKids is one of only two institutions in the country with certification that recognizes healthcare institutions that provide excellent pain care for children. The Centre is also Central Canada’s regional hub for the national mobilization network, Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP), a knowledge mobilization network with a vision of healthier Canadians through better pain management for children, with a mission to improve children’s pain management by mobilizing evidence-based solutions through coordination and collaboration.