Become a Patient Surveyor

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Join Accreditation Canada’s team and take part in the accreditation process.

You may be eligible to become a patient* surveyor if you...

  • Have significant and recent experience accessing and using health and/or social services.
  • Have experience working with health care clinicians and/or administrators as a patient partner/advisor on quality improvement or planning initiatives in health and/or social services.
  • Are able to share and use your personal experience constructively.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and a positive attitude.
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills in English or French.
  • Are available to attend surveyor training October 22-24, in Ottawa in English (French training to be offered in 2018.)
  • Are available to survey a minimum of 10 days per year.

You’ll stand out if you...

  • Are available to survey more than 10 days per year.
  • Have contributed to training/orientation of staff to increase awareness of Patient and Family Centred Care and patient engagement.
  • Have participated in quality improvement and safety training.
  • Are currently part of or have taken steps to join an HSO technical committee to co-design health standards.
  • Are knowledgeable of Accreditation Canada’s accreditation process.

Interested in finding out more about the role of a patient surveyor?

Register for an information session via teleconference on August 16 from 12:00 - 1:00pm (EST) by contacting us at surveyors@accreditation.ca.

Interested candidates can submit their CV or bio profile by following this link https://app.jobvite.com/j?aj=oJMI5fw2&s=Patient_Surveyor. The deadline to apply is August 25, 2017. (If you encounter issues with the application system, please send your CV to surveyors@accreditation.ca)

 

*Patient is used to identify individuals who participate in, and benefit from health systems and services, as co-producers of health. Depending on the health setting or context, patient may be referred to as client or resident, and individuals could include carers and families.