• Investigator (Contract)
  • Position: Investigator (Contract)
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  • Organization: Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario
  • Website: www.rcdso.org
  • Location: Toronto
  • Term: Contract; 12 months
  • Posting Date:
    July 7, 2021
  • Deadline to Apply: July 21, 2021
  • Compensation:

    The RCDSO licenses and oversees nearly 10,000 dentists in the province.

    We work in the public interest by putting patients first. We are committed to transparency, accessibility, and fairness in all of our work. We protect the public’s right to quality dental services by providing leadership to the dental profession in regulation.

    To learn about licensing, professional regulation, and the consumer protection mandate of Canadian regulatory bodies, visit the Canadian Regulatory Guide.


    Bring your excellent investigative and communication skills to our team as an Investigator in the College’s Professional Conduct and Regulatory Affairs (PCRA) department. 

    The PCRA department responds to inquiries from the public about dental concerns, investigates the conduct of dentists, provides support to the College’s Inquiries, Complaints and Reports (ICR) Committee and Discipline Committee in their decision-making roles, and enforces committee decisions.

    You will use knowledge of the profession’s governing legislation to impartially investigate complaints and Registrar’s investigations against Ontario dentists. As part of a team of investigators, you will manage investigations with the support of the department’s administrative staff. Investigations are presented to the College’s ICR Committee for review and decision-making. This role reports to the Team Lead, Investigations.

    We are hiring for two 12-month contract positions. You will be working remotely until further notice.

    What can I expect to do in this role?

    The Investigator requires:

    • Completion of university degree in a related field, or equivalent work experience; LLB or equivalent is an asset
    • Demonstrated experience and training with various investigative techniques and superior investigation skills
    • Knowledge of the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA), related legislation, and administrative tribunal procedures an asset
    • Superior organizational, time management and case management skills
    • Ability to balance competing priorities and work well under pressure
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, and ability to synthesize large volumes of information and documentation 
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral, written and interviewing skills
    • Ability to work both independently and within a team
    • Sound judgement and ability to work objectively and maintain confidentially 
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Knowledge of dental practice operations is an asset
    How do I apply?

    To apply to this vacancy please submit your resume and cover letter describing why you are interested in this position online by clicking APPLY NOW by July 21, 2021 at 5 pm.

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, our recruitment process will be conducted remotely.

    Thank you for your interest; only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

    The Royal College of Dental Surgeons is an inclusive employer.