Chief Medical Information Officer

Chief Medical Information Officer – Oak Valley Health

Oak Valley Health is a large community hospital providing care at three locations that has a reputation for excellence in progressive community care.  Oak Valley Health is uniquely positioned with cutting edge technology, expansive new facilities and a supportive and welcoming community.  With a focus on patient experience, safe, high quality care and innovation, our dedicated team of physicians, staff and volunteers provides care to over 300,000 patients a year. The hospital has capacity to grow a number of programs and services as we evolve to meet the needs of our growing community.  At Oak Valley Health, we are honoured to care.

Oak Valley Health features newly renovated facilities including a new cancer clinic, breast health center, diagnostic imaging center, and medical/surgical units. There is a group of highly motivated and skilled professionals. We are also a training site for UofT trainees. In addition, we have an active expanding research program that supports open phase 3 clinical trials.

Reporting to the Chief Information and Privacy Officer, the Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) will promote the utilization of medical informatics in support of best practices implementation at Oak Valley Health. The successful candidate will play a pivotal strategic leadership role partnering with key stakeholders at all levels to implement the Strategic Plan for Information Technology.

The CMIO will advance the practice and profile of medical informatics at MSH by participating on relevant local, regional and provincial eHealth advisory committees; exploring innovative opportunities to improve the interface between clinical practice and technology; and enabling the strategic use of analytics and clinical decision support technologies to advance patient safety and quality initiatives.Possessing a stellar clinical reputation, the optimal candidate will be a practicing generalist or specialist physician with Canadian experience in a community or academic hospital environment and will possess a proven track record of change leadership utilizing informatics. Advanced degree in Business, Health Informatics, or Health Administration would be welcome attributes. 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filed. We invite all interested and qualified candidates to submit an expression of interest and current Curriculum Vitae to:

Mark Farrow, Chief Information & Privacy Officer

Oak Valley Health thanks all qualified physicians for their submissions however only selected candidates who qualify will be contacted to attend a pre-application interview. All appointments are subject to an Impact Analysis and Board approval. The hospital reserves the right not to appoint anyone to this position.

Oak Valley Health takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values.