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Celebrating our 50th Anniversary

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British Columbia

Medical Health Officer

Medical Health Officer - NE
Permanent Full Time
Fort St. John, BC

The Medical Health Officer provides leadership, support and advice in community medicine (including epidemiology, health promotion, disease prevention, health protection, and advocacy), and administration to various levels of the organization to improve the health of the population.

Key Responsibilities
  • Focuses on the geographic area of the northeast Health Services Delivery Area (HSDA) for the practice of community medicine.
  • Functions as a member of a team of MHOs and may be delegated a discreet portfolio of a public health program.
  • Participates in collaborative planning with other MHOs and other members of the public health team regarding strategic directions, policy, goals and objectives, and resource allocation to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Leads and/or participates in health authority wide initiatives, as appropriate.
  • Assists the CMHO in providing policy advice to the Executive Team and the Board.
What you bring
  • A Medical Degree with a license to practice medicine in the province of British Columbia, plus;
  • A Masters in Health Sciences or Public Health, preferably with specialty qualifications in Public Health and Preventive Medicine;
  • A minimum of 5 (five) years’ experience in a senior position responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of Public Health programs, and in health promotion and disease prevention generally.
What you can expect
  • Opportunities for career growth
  • Supportive work environment
  • 4 weeks paid vacation
  • Health & Dental Coverage
  • Pension Plan
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Spectacular outdoor activities
  • Short commutes
  • Affordable housing market
Who we are
Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations. Through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations, we provide exceptional health services for Northerners. Our value statements guide decisions and actions and include: Empathy - Respect - Collaboration - Innovation.

To apply on-line, check out our website at 

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CHE Select intensifies the College’s role in supporting leaders in Canadian health system to define and understand their leadership and the role they play in leading systems change, it includes individual development and will also support organizational culture and systems change.

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