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Investigator (Bilingual)

College of Nurses of Ontario

Job Title:                        Investigator (Bilingual)

Team:                              Intake

Job Status:                    Temporary (June 02, 2025)

Eligibility:                     Open to any qualified applicant


Investigator (Bilingual)

Carries out the intake of complaints and reports and conducting investigations of complaints and reports regarding professional misconduct, incompetence, and incapacity.



  • Carries out the intake of complaints and reports by assessing and analyzing information for risk to the public and in accordance with right-touch and risk-based principles.
  • Carries out early resolution processes for complaints and reports.
  • Explains College of Nurses of Ontario’s (CNO) professional conduct processes to members of the public, registrants and system partners; and
  • Presents matters before the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee (ICRC) for decision.




Education and Experience 

  • Regulated professional with a university degree in the health or legal field (e.g., BScN, MSW, MScPT, MScOT, JD) or professionals with experience working in regulation.
  • 3-5 years relevant experience in investigations, risk management, professional regulation, dispute resolution or health care.


Organizational Competencies


Consistently demonstrate CNO’s Staff Core Competencies:

  • Innovation – Curiously cultivate new ideas with a desire to learn and a collective focus on the best outcome.
  • Integrity – Conduct every interaction with fairness, honesty, and mutual respect.
  • Collaboration – Work with the right people at the right time to make the best-informed decision.
  • Well-being – Care for the physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional needs of ourselves and others


Job Competencies, Knowledge, Skills

  • Communication – uses excellent communication skills to engage with partners/parties and in carrying out the intake of complaints and reports; considers impact, determines communication delivery and approach, adjusts approach when difficulty in understanding arises. Messages are clear, shared in a timely manner, and ensure confidentiality and sensitivity to difficult situations.
  • Planning and Organizing – identifies competing priorities and uses excellent case management skills to assess, prioritize, and balance conflicting demands. Develops plans and implements processes to facilitate time management.
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking – applies knowledge of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 and related legislation when assessing and analyzing information to consider various nursing standards and determine applicability to the case; assesses the nature of concerns by gathering witness statements and relevant documentation to achieve a full understanding of the issue; finds further information to resolve inconsistencies and makes informed recommendations/decisions by identifying and analyzing relationships between two or more factors to determine most appropriate regulatory response.
  • Attention to Detail – requires close attention to details when reviewing numerous witness statements and relevant documents for inconsistencies and identification of key details; develops methods for organizing and tracking information.
  • Problem Solving – gathers, analyzes, evaluates, and organizes all relevant information, considering relevant facts and identifying main issue; uses knowledge of related legislation and CNO policies when carrying out intake and early resolution processes and present matters to the ICRC to render a decision.


Hiring Range:            $104,285 – $110,819

Full Salary Range:     $104,285 – $125,142

To Apply

Please email cover letter and resume by May 29, 2024, at 4:00pm ET to via UKG Pro.

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Our DEI Commitment

The College of Nurses of Ontario protects the public by promoting safe nursing practice. We strive to be diverse, inclusive, fair, equitable and accessible by addressing barriers and promoting dignity and respect for all.  If you require Code-protected accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact citing “Request for Accommodation” in the subject line.

Land Acknowledgement

The College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) operates on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of many Indigenous communities across Ontario which continue to be home to Indigenous peoples.

CNO’s office is in Toronto, on land that is the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples.