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Vice President, Population Health and Chief Medical Health Officer

Posting Number 1167054

Do you pride yourself in being able to achieve goals by building partnerships with multiple stakeholders?

Are you a proven leader ready to join an executive leadership team with a goal of improving the health of the people we serve?

Yes, then keep reading and see what we have to offer you.

Fraser Health is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 26,000 employees, 2,900 physicians and nearly 6,000 volunteers, we serve more than 1.8 million people - over one third of the entire population in British Columbia.

Twelve acute care hospitals, BC’s first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and residential care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.

We are proud of the innovation, dedication, integrity and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

The Vice President Population Health and Chief Medical Health Officer is an Executive leadership position accountable to the Chief Executive Officer for leading and directing the Medical Health Officers and Population and Public Health services throughout Fraser Health.

As a member of the Executive Team, the Clinical Operations Committee, and the Senior Leader in this program reporting directly to CEO you will lead the strategic direction for Population and Public Health, Ethics & Diversity Services and the Department of Evaluation and Research Services. Your well-honed ability to form partnerships and coalitions and your keen decision-making skills will be key to your success as you work with other members of the Executive leadership team and partners within and outside of the organization.

Areas of responsibility would include:

  • Public health programs including health protection and prevention programs
  • Communicable disease control and public health surveillance
  • Public health emergency management within the program structure of Fraser Health
  • Liaison with the Provincial Health Emergency Services
  • Executive lead for Health Emergency Management implementation within Fraser Health
  • Aboriginal Health   
  • South Asian Health Institute

Are you motivated to join us?

Here is what we are looking for.

  • A medical degree with a full license to practice medicine in British Columbia plus a FRCPC in Community Medicine or Public Health and Preventative Medicine.
  • Several years’ experience in leadership and management in the field of Population and Public Health
  • Proven track record of evidence based advocacy for improving population and public health.

Do you take responsibility for your own performance and aim to model integrity, resilience and confidence? Are you passionate about setting direction focused on building an engaging environment that challenges others to achieve their goals?

Let’s continue the conversation, take the next step and apply to this pivotal role with Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strive to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

You may contact James Nielsen, Director Talent Acquisition & Onboarding at




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