Métiers et professions en santé et services sociaux

Clinical Activity Specialist

Clinical Activity Specialist


salaire Min. 27,08 $ / h
Max. 47,98 $ / h

Description and Responsibilities

Clinical activity specialists assess and analyze the needs of patients, develop standards for professional practices and find appropriate solutions. Their goal is improving the quality of professional practices. Clinical activity specialists contribute to the appropriation of clinical guidelines, models and intervention approaches. They support and supervise stakeholders in the application of clinical processes and participate in the development of professional practices and clinical skills. When required, they may be called upon to develop content and offer training.

Source: Comité patronal de négociation du secteur de la santé et des services sociaux  (in French only)

Education and Training Requirements

Clinical activity specialists must hold a bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline, such as:

  • Psychoeducation
  • Psychology
  • Social work
  • Speech therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Nutrition or dietetics

A graduate degree in one of these disciplines is an asset.

Required Interests, Skills and Personality Type

  • Must be a good communicator and listener
  • Must be a leader
  • Must be able to solve problems and make decisions
  • Must enjoy working in a team with colleagues and other professionals
  • Must have excellent initiative and be able to work autonomously
  • Must manage stress well

Personality Type (RIASEC)

  • I - Prefers studying, understanding and solving problems
  • S - Prefers to be in contact with people and to help them
  • A - Prefers completing creative tasks

Work Environment

Clinical activity specialists work in: