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Discipline Committee: Values, Attributes, & Core Competencies

Successful applicants to the CMTBC Discipline Committee will possess the following values and attributes:

  • Accountability and integrity: Act with integrity and be able and willing to take full responsibility for decisions and follow through on commitments.
  • Adaptability: Appreciate that, at times, plans will need to adjust to meet changing circumstances and needs.
  • Collaboration: Recognize that what can emerge as a result of meaningful engagement and dialogue will be stronger than what is created in isolation.
  • Focused on public safety: Have respect for the public’s right to safe, ethical care, and recognize that the public interest will always be prioritized over personal or professional interests.
  • Openness: Be open to new ideas, new perspectives, and new ways of doing things, always bringing a learning mindset to decision-making.
  • Objectivity: Be willing and able to make decisions based on evidence and good information, and to be aware of and able to set aside personal biases that would unduly impact decisionmaking.
  • Respect: Be able to work with others effectively, and appreciate different perspectives and opinions, while fostering and promoting, not impeding or stifling, robust dialogue.
  • Self-Awareness: Have a clear understanding of personal strengths, areas of development and potential biases, self-reflection, remaining open to feedback, and continuous growth and improvement.

Successful applicants will possess or be willing to develop the following core competencies, to support decision-making in the public interest:

  • Adjudication and hearing: Participating in and/or chairing hearings within a legislative framework
  • Confidentiality: Understanding the need for and obligations of confidentiality.
  • Health Professions Regulation: Understanding the role and philosophy of health profession regulators, the public protection mandate of the College, the applicable legislation, regulations, bylaws and policies, and the core work of the College.
  • Information Analysis and Judgement: Be able to carefully review voluminous material within set timelines, assess implications, make connections, and narrow the issues to support good decision-making.
  • Procedural Fairness: Committing to the unbiased and meticulous balancing of issues, weighing of evidence, critical thinking about issues at hand, consideration of options within the scope of the College’s mandate and power, and bringing consistency and sound judgement to decision-making in accordance with procedural fairness principles set out in common law.
  • Standards/Scope of Practice: Understanding the standards and scope of practice that govern massage therapy practice in BC.
  • Technological Competence: Be able to work electronically while maintaining security and privacy.

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