Medical Officer of Health/CEO Job Description

Policy

Category: Board of Health
Subject: Medical Officer of Health/CEO Job Description
Division: N/A
Policy Number: CA.45.01.201
Effective Date: October 5, 2016

POLICY STATEMENT

The Board of Health (BOH) for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) will ensure the Medical Officer of Health/CEO (MOH) will have an up to date job description. The BOH will ensure the details of the MOH job description are aligned with the requirements of the Health Protection and Promotion Act and any other relevant legislation.

General Principles

Job descriptions provide a summary of the position’s duties, principal responsibilities, education and experience requirements, and an overview of other generally expected responsibilities placed upon the MOH.

Job descriptions become the basis for the assessment of the MOH work performance.

Process

The Executive Committee of the BOH will informally review the MOH job description annually as part of the performance management process.

The Executive Committee of the BOH will ensure revisions and updates are made as required by legislative changes or business requirement needs.

The MOH job description will be formally reviewed and approved by the BOH at least every three years.

The Director, Administrative Services will support the Executive Committee in the revision process as required.

SCOPE

This policy applies to all members the BOH.

REFERENCES AND RELATED FORMS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Corresponding Procedure:  N/A

CONTACT FOR INQUIRIES

Chair of the Board of Health

APPROVED BY

Chair of the Board of Health