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Medical Officer of Health, Timiskaming Health Unit

New Liskeard, Ontario
Deadline April 29, 2011

Permanent, Full-Time

The Timiskaming Health Unit requires a Medical Officer of Health, to direct all programs offered by Public Health Services division, leading staff to provide maximum service through a management team approach, and develop new programs to meet community needs.

Responsibilities:

The Medical Officer of Health will be responsible for:

  • Assisting in the development and articulation of Public Health policy and acts as the major spokesperson for the department on public health matters
  • Supporting a team of staff, and providing consultant advice on the following mandatory public health programs as outlined in the Ontario Public Health Standards 2008
  • Directing staff with the planning, implementation and evaluation of programs and services.  
  • Directing staff in assessing the health needs of the community
  • Acting as advisor to the board in their review of the program proposals
  • Serving as an integral member of the municipal emergency response team

For more information on this position and qualifications, please visit our website at http://www.timiskaminghu.com.
 
Applications will be accepted until April 29, 2011. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Please apply to: 

Tara McCallan,CHRP
Manager of Human Resources
Timiskaming Health Unit
421 Shepherdson Road
New Liskeard, ON P0J 1P0
mccallant@timiskaminghu.com