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Associate Medical Officer of Health (AMOH), Office of the MOH, KFL&A Public Health

Kingston, Ontario
Deadline September 25, 2015

Full Time

KFL&A Public Health, an accredited local public health agency affiliated with Queen’s University, serves to promote and protect the health of the 200,000 residents of the Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington area. KFL&A Public Health has an opening for a full time AMOH. Reporting to the Medical Officer of Health (MOH), the AMOH assists the MOH in administrative and  statutory responsibilities, including planning, developing, supervising and evaluating programmes in the administration of KFL&A Public Health. 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. This position will have specific responsibilities in the residency training programme in Public Health and Preventative Medicine, run by KFL&A Public Health for Queen’s University, and in the Infectious Disease Prevention and Environmental Health Division of KFL&A Public Health.

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 our 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 September 25, 2015, to Human Resources, KFL&A Public Health