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Associate Medical Officer of Health; Office of the MOH; Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington Public Health

Kingston, Ontario
Deadline April 28, 2017

Full Time

Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington Public Health is a local public health agency in eastern Ontario, with over 200 staff and 150 volunteers who deliver public health programs and services to the people of the KFL&A area.

KFL&A Public Health has an opening for a full time Associate Medical Officer of Health (AMOH). Reporting to the Medical Officer of Health (MOH), the AMOH assists the MOH in administrative and statutory responsibilities, including planning, developing, implementing, supervising and evaluating programmes of the agency.  Responsibilities also include assisting the MOH with Board of Health and external constituent relations, providing preventive medicine consultation to KFL&A Public Health staff, to health professionals and other professional colleagues in the community and participating in teaching and research in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University, and in clinical programmes offered by KFL&A Public Health.

The AMOH assumes specific responsibilities for programmes delegated by the MOH.  She or he works with the director and managers of those programmes to maximise efficiency, effectiveness, value for money and other parameters to ensure the best possible services for the people of the area.

We are looking for an energetic and skilled public health physician. The candidates must have a medical degree, a fellowship in Public Health and Preventive Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, be registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, and have academic and professional qualifications suitable for appointment to relevant university  departments.

KFL&A Public Health is committed to providing its staff with a healthy work environment. The main office is large, bright, spacious, and airy physical environment, complete with in-house exercise and shower facilities. Other attributes include: continuing education and professional development opportunities; flexibility in work hours; family-friendly policies; strong clinical leadership and support; and an open-minded, caring, supportive environment.  All of these features play an integral role in employee retention.

Kingston offers a unique combination of history, culture, recreation, and a rich academic community, which together make this city a showcase for quality living and careers. A family oriented centre, Kingston was chosen as one of Canada’s top five cities for business and lifestyle–all good reasons to consider a career with KFL&A Public Health and a life in Kingston.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply in writing by the 28th of April, to Human Resources, KFL&A Public Health

Accommodations are available on request for candidates with disabilities taking part in all aspects of the selection process.