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SJHH / Quality & Performance/ Professional Advisory Committee

 
 
   

Professional Advisory Committee (PAC)

Professional Advisory Committee (PAC)

About Us

The mandate of the Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) is to advance and support both  discipline specific and interdisciplinary professional practice at St Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH).  The PAC and its members support this professional practice through advancement of the pillars of professional practice, clinical service, education, leadership, innovation in practice and research.

The PAC is comprised of twenty health professional disciplines and corporate members.  The disciplines include regulated professions recognized under the Regulated Health Professions Act and the Social Work and Social Services Work Act, and unregulated professions that meet the requirements of the committee. Each discipline has a Professional Practice Lead. 

Health Professionals Excellence in Practice Awards 2016 - Event Information & Submission Form

The responsibilities and goals of the Professional Practice Lead (PPL) and PAC are to: 

  • Ensure standards of care, education and research are based on best practices; and meet relevant policy, regulation and legislation;

  • Provide leadership in change processes and ongoing quality improvement;

  • Represent professional practice issues in decision making at SJHH;

  • Enhance the profile of SJHH with external agencies;

  • Support recruitment and retention of excellent professional staff;

  • Contribute to the achievement of the strategic directions for SJHH.

  • Support recruitment and retention of excellent professional staff;

  • Contribute to the achievement of the strategic directions for SJHH. 

Each year the PAC collaborates with others to move forward projects, provide education and events to achieve these goals.  Please review our annual report to see the achievements of this committee.

Vision

“As leaders in professional practice we are committed to making a difference in people’s lives through collaboration, accountability, and integration of excellence in professional practice that promotes clinical care, education and research across St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton.”

News and Events

Please come back for an updated list of news and events or visit the St. Joe's News and Events page.

Annual Reports

2016 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

Meet Our Health Professionals

Addiction Services Annual Report 

Audiology Annual Report

Cardio Pulmonary Technology Annual Report

Clinical Nutrition Annual Report

Diagnostic Services Annual Report

Dialysis Technology Annual Report

Medical Laboratory Technology Annual Report

Nursing Annual Report

Occupational Therapy Annual Report 

Peer Support Annual Report

Pharmacy Annual Report

Physiotherapy Annual Report

Polysomnography Annual Report

Psychology Annual Report

Respiratory Therapy Annual Report

Social Work Annual Report

Speech-Language Pathology Annual Report 

Spiritual Care Annual Report

Therapeutic Recreation Annual Report

Vocational Services Annual Report