Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Partnering with People
The Registrar/Practice Advisor is responsible to support the operations of the RPNAS in the areas of registration and professional practice. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position actions programs to ensure the legislative mandate and strategic goals of the organization are met. Primary responsibilities include overseeing member registrations, programs, education requirements, research, and committee support. In the area of registration, ensures the Association’s registration processes are administered in accordance with the Registered Psychiatric Nurses Act, its attendant regulations, by-laws and policies of the Association and is conducted in a manner that is transparent, objective, impartial and fair. In the area of professional practice, provides support to registered psychiatric nurses and employers to contribute to safe, competent and ethical psychiatric nursing practice. Responsibilities in this area include the application of relevant research in practice consultation, the development and implementation of standards and practice directions, and the administration of the Association’s continuing competence and quality assurance programs.