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Fraser Health

Executive Medical Director/Medical Health Officer

Canada-British Columbia-Surrey


Company Information

Fraser Health

Job Description

Job Title: Executive Medical Director/Medical Health Officer, Population & Public Health.

Posting Number: 1059327

Geographic Location: Fraser Health – Surrey, BC 

We strive to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. From the financial advisor managing our health care resources, to the IT professional enabling life-saving data, to the nurse and physician on the front line of patient care, everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces.

Position Highlights
At Fraser Health, our purpose is to improve the health of the population and the quality of life of the people we serve. Fraser Health provides health care to 1.6 million people in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, British Columbia. Our comprehensive services range from teaching hospitals to community-based residential, home health, mental health and public health programs.

With legislated statutory authority and responsibilities, your expert consultation and leadership in the areas of community health, planning, evaluation, research and program development as well as population health strategies will be key to improved population health and quality patient care. You will collaborate with Fraser Health’s senior executives, physicians and staff, other Health Regions, the BC Center for Disease Control, the Ministry of Health, the Health Officers Council of BC, and various advisory and policy subcommittees at local and provincial levels.

A dedicated focus on quality in public health, experience in a matrix organizational structure and a track record in building and enhancing effective partnerships with academic institutions, professional associations and other community and clinical settings are competencies key to this dynamic and pivotal role. Superb communication and presentation skills will enhance your opportunities to champion initiatives in support of Fraser Health’s strategic goals and objectives.

This position will involve the provision of geographic coverage as well as responsibility for specific programs, and will be based out of Central City in Surrey, BC. Specific duties for each Medical Health Officer within Fraser Health will be determined by the Chief Medical Health Officer in accordance with the needs of Fraser Health and the Province and changed as required.

As the successful candidate, you have a Medical Doctor degree with current licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia in Public Health and Preventive Medicine; or current licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia and Community Medicine designation (FRCP(C)). You will have a proven record of expertise and leadership in Public Health. Required is a membership in a provincial or national health administrator’s organization as well as a current BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for business-related purposes.

Bring your passion to motivate and inspiring leadership to this key role in integrated health services, and positively impact quality and patient-centered care.

Valued Benefits
A career at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields. We offer a competitive compensation package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

Posting Date


Closing Date

1-Jan-9999 Open until filled

Employment Type

Full Time

Hours of Work

08:30 - 16:30


Population Health


Contact Information

Fraser Health
Kuldish Chatha
Recruitment Consultant, Recruitment Services
604-953-5119 Ext 769540
Posting Date: 17-Apr-2017Academic Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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