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Clinical Knowledge Translation Specialist - Contract

Swift Medical

Swift Medical

Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Who We Are
Swift Medical is the global leader in digital wound care. We are a remote first organization headquartered in Toronto, with team members located across the U.S. and Canada. Our vision is to enable clinicians to provide better care to more patients in need with a mission to improve the standard of patient care by transforming personal devices into medical grade technologies.
We are the trusted wound technology partner of more than 4,000 healthcare facilities in North America across the continuum of care. Our solutions empower healthcare providers to deliver standardized, accessible and equitable wound care for every patient – with advanced, high-precision imaging, compliant documentation, clinical analytics and remote care.
In addition to the impact we are making in the healthcare industry and in the lives of patients, the best thing about Swift Medical is our exceptional people and our culture. Certified as a Great Place to Work®, what we do is not only inspiring, but we we are also a collaborative team working in an empathetic, energetic, and positive environment.
Our Values
Our values guide us on our mission to transform patient care. We embrace them, and strive to embody them in all that we do. They are:
Patient First
Trusted Execution
Intentional Urgency
Collective Impact
The Knowledge Translation Specialist plays a crucial role in enhancing the Swift Skin and Wound Solution with a focus on clinical efficiency in implementing evidence-based wound care and improving patient outcomes. The position requires strong clinical knowledge and judgement, research skills, and attention to detail in creating evidence based-clinical tools. This is a short term 3-4 month contract.

Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of the VP, Clinical Innovation and SVP, Client Success develop and execute a work plan to deliver evidence-based summaries that can be integrated in point of care clinical tools
  • Conduct rapid evidence reviews to identify wound care guidelines to inform content development
  • Collect, organize and document supporting evidence for clinical content
  • Work closely with Commercial Team partners to ensure alignment with customer needs and expectations for clinical content delivery
  • Summarize best practice guidelines for wound care in a structured way for hand off to our product team.
  • Create summaries of rules and logic for regulatory reporting requirements in skilled nursing (e.g., MDS 2.0, MDS 3.0, LTCF)
  • Summarize essential components of best practice-based guidelines into actionable care-plans, interventions and goals for clinicians
  • Identify SNOWMED/LOINC terminology relevant to wound care that can be integrated into standardized questionnaires to improve data reporting an interoperability

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse
  • Experience in wound care, skilled nursing, or wound/WOC certification preferred.
  • Master of Nursing or PhD in nursing or clinical discipline
  • 3-5 years experience translating research and best-practice guidelines into clinical tools (e.g. order sets, clinical decision support tools) or policies
  • Strong understanding of medical terminology, clinical workflows and health care regulation
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team in a virtual environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Experience working with MS365, Zotero, and Confluence is considered an asset