Category: Board of Health
Subject: Stewardship of Management Operations – Professional Practice Support
Procedure Number: CA.45.02.410
Effective Date: October 5, 2016
This procedure will address the following goals/objectives in the Ontario Public Health Organizational Standards1:
- Professional Practice Support.
The Medical Officer of Health/CEO shall insure a management person is designated Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) to be responsible for nursing quality assurance and nursing practice leadership. Annually, the CNO will report to the Board of Health, a summary of the functions of the Nursing Council for the preceding year. This report will include reports on Nursing Practice Issue Resolutions, if any, policy and protocol development that directly relates to nursing practice and leadership development at Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.
The Senior Management shall support a culture of excellence in professional practice for all regulated and unregulated health professions that ensures inter-professional collaboration and learning, and that staff are able to comply with professional regulatory body requirements where applicable.
REFERENCES AND RELATED FORMS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Corresponding Policy: CA.45.01.400 Stewardship of Management Operations
1 Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport. (February 2011). Ontario Public Health Organizational Standards (Revised Catalogue No. 015523 ISBN 978-1-4435-5469-5 (PDF)). Ontario. Queen’s Printer for Ontario 2011.
CONTACT FOR INQUIRIES
Director, Administrative Services
Chair of the Board of Health