90-Administration- Associate Medical Officer of Health

Windsor, ON, Canada Req #7
Thursday, March 25, 2021

Non- Union


As part of the Leadership team, the Associate Medical Officer of Health (AMOH) works closely with the Medical Officer of Health in providing direction and support for a broad array of public health programs and services including communicable disease, chronic disease and injury prevention, environmental health and health promotion matters, in accordance with the Ontario Public Health Standards (OPHS) and the Ontario Public Health Organizational Standards (OPHOS). The AMOH will be required to support the clinic within the Infectious Disease Department. 

With an understanding of a population health approach and community context, the AMOH supports the design and evaluation of programs and services to meet community and population need and recognizes and addresses issues of public health concern, including emerging issues, in the health unit area. 

The AMOH takes on diverse roles including that of expert, bringing their knowledge and experience in public health and medicine to bear on population health issues. The AMOH uses their oral and written communication skills to effectively engage a variety of internal and external stakeholders including management and staff, the Board of Health, the public, and the media. The AMOH builds and facilitates partnerships and collaborations with health and non-health sector stakeholders to advance public health and address needs in the community. 

The AMOH will be familiar with all applicable health and safety legislation, have knowledge of any potential or actual danger to health or safety in the workplace, and have knowledge of appropriate actions to be taken in order to ensure the health and safety of staff in accordance with applicable legislation.

Position Qualifications: 

Education, Training and Experience:

·License to practise medicine in the Province of Ontario

·A Fellowship, Public Health and Preventive Medicine (from Community Medicine) from Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

·A minimum of five years’ experience in Community Medicine practise 

·Demonstration of continuous professional development through traditional learning opportunities (course work, workshops, seminars & conferences

 Other Requirements:

·Proven leadership ability

·Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential in order to interact with various internal and external stakeholders.

·Demonstrated appreciation for protocol, professionalism, and confidentiality.

·Experience in labour relations negotiations and maintaining a positive union management culture

·Comprehensive knowledge of Public Health/ Health Promotion and various related theory, acts/codes/standards and protocols.

·Demonstrated ability to be flexible, versatile, and/or tolerant in a changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency.

·Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.

·Proficiency with current computer applications (Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Internet, Outlook)

·Satisfactory police information search

·A valid Ontario Driver’s Licence, access to a reliable motor vehicle during working hours, as well as 2 million dollars in liability insurance

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit will provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.

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  • Windsor, ON, Canada