Chief Medical Officer

ID# 007452

Logo for Chief Medical Officer
Vancouver, Kelowna and Victoria, BC

Job Posted
March 19, 2024
Posting Expires
April 18, 2024
Application Closing Date
April 19, 2024
Experience Required
Degree Required
From $257,650 To $285,497
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description

WorkSafeBC is dedicated to promoting healthy and safe workplaces across British Columbia, supporting injured workers, and sustaining a no-fault insurance system.

They partner with B.C. employers and workers to save lives and to prevent injury and disease. When workers get sick, injured, or killed on the job, they’re committed to easing the physical, financial, and psychological burden on them and their families. Their team of more than 3,000 employees makes a difference every day and are passionate about workplace health and safety and committed to a shared set of values that guide their decisions and actions.

Are you an experienced physician ready to take the next step in your career? WorkSafeBC is looking for a collaborative and forward-thinking Chief Medical Officer to provide strategic leadership for the direction of medical care of injured workers. In this role, you’ll foster strategic partnerships with stakeholders to minimize the toll of workplace injury, deliver oversight for best practice health care and professional practice, and elevate WorkSafeBC in occupational medicine within British Columbia and across Canada.

At the heart of this role lies a commitment to championing the well-being of injured workers through the delivery of innovative and evidence-informed treatment pathways focused on positive recovery and safe return to work. Upholding a strong focus on education, engagement, and evidence-based practices is fundamental to ensuring the highest quality of care.

We are looking to attract an exceptional medical professional looking for an incredible opportunity to elevate WorkSafeBC in occupational medicine within British Columbia and across Canada. The ideal candidate for Chief Medical Officer is an experienced physician, registered with and in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC, who will provide leadership for the medical care of injured workers through the delivery of best practice health care, oversight for professional practice, and strategic partnerships.

This role embodies a profound commitment to the principles of quality, evidence-based care, advocacy, and collaborative leadership. The Chief Medical Officer serves as the guardian of these values, ensuring that the well-being and interests of injured workers remain the focal point of all medical endeavors at WorkSafeBC.

The targeted salary range for this position is $257,650 – $285,497 annually (pro-rated based on part-time status of 0.5 – 0.8), supplemented by a competitive total rewards package.

Job Requirements
A medical degree and registration in good standing
with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British
• A minimum of ten years of clinical experience.
• In addition, the following qualifications are preferred:
» A master’s degree in health or business administration
or experience in either a management or an
administrative capacity.
» Experience in fostering stakeholder relationships
and building partnerships to advance health care
» Specialized training in occupational medicine, sports
medicine, orthopedics, or psychiatry.
» Certification or experience in a disability management
Debbie Loewen
510-999 West Hastings Street
Vancouver BC V6C2W2

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