Medical Office of Health/Chief Executive Officer
Full-Time • Temiskaming Shores Region
The Board of Health for the Timiskaming Health Unit is currently seeking a qualified physician to lead the agency as Medical Officer of Health / Chief Executive Officer (MOH/CEO).
Located in Northeastern Ontario, the Timiskaming Health Unit (THU), provides a wide range of public health services to a population of over 32,000 across an area of more than 13,000 km2. Reporting to the Board of Health, the MOH/CEO provides strategic direction and leadership to the agency while ensuring adherence to the Health Protection and Promotion Act and striving to meet the public health needs of the population through the provision of programs and services in accordance with the Ontario Public Health Standards and Organizational Standards.
The MOH/CEO possesses exceptional communication and strategic leadership skills, while demonstrating the ability to work collaboratively with staff; community partners; municipal and provincial governments.
Physician licensed in good standing to practice in the Province of Ontario and possess one of the following:
Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in either Community Medicine or Public Health and Preventative Medicine or;
Master’s Degree in Public Health
Knowledge of current and emerging public health issues;
An experienced leader with strong teambuilding, coaching and decision-making skills;
Experience in senior management within the health sector is considered an asset;
Consideration will be given to a licensed physician who is interested in acquiring the additional qualifications.