Nov 27, 2020Full time
Chief Medical Officer Permanent Full-Time (0.8 – 1.0FTE) Do you feel energized by enhancing clinician engagement and moving forward the delivery of digital health products? Do you enjoy influencing strategic priorities from a physician perspective? This is an exciting opportunity to join our Leadership Team as Chief Medical Officer and drive digital health delivery across Ontario! The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is accountable to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and is responsible for supporting physician engagement and clinical representation in the company’s work, with a focus on the intersection between digital health tools, quality improvement and health policy. This is in alignment with OntarioMD’s strategic and corporate priorities. Strategic partnerships and the application of OntarioMD insights into the work of various provincial agencies and tables of influence is a key focus of this role. The CMO is a key contributor to the leadership team and the physician facing strategy of the organization. Working closely with the CEO, the Chief Medical Officer will: Provide leadership and support for the development and delivery of a clinician-focused engagement and delivery strategy that informs/ directs/ translates OntarioMD priorities at the practice level. This includes clinical leadership for the current OntarioMD Peer Leader and Patient Leader Programs. Provide leadership and oversight of quality and reporting tools and practice change management initiatives from the clinician perspective in collaboration with the Executive Director, Client Services & Engagement. Advise on the clinical aspects of data quality, liberation and use in primary care and specialist settings. Provide education and help produce a knowledge base on population health and the use of data for physicians, in support of OntarioMD’s mandate in assisting clinicians to participate in data-driven activities. This includes clinical leadership of the Insights4Care Program and Practice Enhancement Services. Represent and act as OntarioMD’s clinical representative in external consultations and commitments for health system planning and participation – this includes digital health governance, standards and investments as required along with collaboration with the MOH, OMA, Ontario Health (includes OTN and Cancer Care) and other provincial and national partners including other healthcare associations, regulators, CMPA and others. Act as a clinical and corporate ambassador for OntarioMD at conferences, educational events, leadership forums and in external communications around the organization’s work and strategy. This includes public speaking and educational events where requested as well as playing a lead role in thought leadership articles. Liaise with external bodies that have an interest in the use of EMR’s and digital tools (ie: CHI, CPSO, OCFP, CCFP, RCPSC, CIHI, CPCSSN, ICES etc.) to ensure proper alignment of their expectations with existing technology in Ontario, as well as to plan for future improvements. Support OntarioMD in the creation or enhancement of digital technology by participating in clinical reference groups supporting certification, new product and business development etc. for new and existing lines of work. Act as chair for OntarioMD Clinical Advisory Groups as required. General: Participate in strategic planning along with operational forecasting as required (budget, operations, funding negotiations) and report on work to the OntarioMD Board as needed. Provide mentorship for the education and training of medical students and residents interested in digital health and informatics leadership in Ontario. This includes mentorship of practicum students placed at OntarioMD from University of Toronto and other universities/colleges. Requirements that are important to us: Doctor of Medicine (MD) with recent medical practice experience required with a valid CPSO license. Experience in Ontario practice preferred and/or recent experience within Canada. Degree in an IT related or Health Informatics field an asset. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and presentation communications skills including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders. Executive-level strategic thinking, business acumen, and ability to work collaboratively as a key member of an integrated executive team. Familiarity with the legal and regulatory frameworks in Ontario including PHIPA and regulations affecting clinical standards. Proven ability to educate and influence clinicians through any new digital health transformations in practice and the health care system. Experience developing robust, efficient, and effective change management processes for incorporating informatics tools and techniques into the clinical practice. Familiarity with at least one major EMR system (preferably certified by OntarioMD), and other digital tools that are used in practice. Strong understanding of the boarder health system and possess a good grasp of clinical work flow and technology needs in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Ability to analyze and resolve complex issues. A passion for design thinking and the constant curiosity about the potential of technology integration. How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to apply online through our careers page. Applications will be considered up until December 10, 2020 by 5:00 PM . For further information, visit our website at www.ontariomd.ca . We regret that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. OntarioMD is an equal opportunity employer and values the diversity of the people it hires and serves. OntarioMD fosters a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths. OntarioMD welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Following the advice of provincial health authorities, to mitigate the risk of the potential spread of COVID-19 and support social distancing, all recruiting activities including interviews and new hire onboarding will be conducted remotely. While we are doing our best to ensure reasonable response times, please expect potential delays during the recruiting process due to the current situation. 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