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Associate Chief Medical Information Officer - BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services

Associate Chief Medical Information Officer (ACMIO)

BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS)

Regular, Part Time

Vancouver, BC


BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS), as part of the provincial mental health services continuumprovides a diverse range of specialized, "one-of-a-kind" tertiary mental health and substance use services to adults across the province. These include services at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital and six regional Forensic clinics, the Burnaby Centre for Mental Health & Addiction, Heartwood Centre for Women and Correctional Health Services across ten provincial correctional centres. In addition to delivering clinical services, BCMHSUS provides provincial leadership for system-wide improvement through work in health promotion and illness prevention, knowledge exchange, research and academic teaching.


We are seeking an Associate Chief Medical Information Officer (ACMIO) to represent the needs of BCMHSUS’s clinical community. The role advocates for the BCMHSUS’ clinical and operational needs in the use, promotion and enhancement of electronic health record and virtual health related initiatives across clinical settings. As such, the ACMIO plays a key role in the successful implementation, adoption and sustainment of Clinical and Systems Transformation (CST) at BCMHSUS. CST is a joint undertaking between VCH, PHSA and PHC facilitating a transition from various legacy health record systems to a new, robust, enterprise electronic health record (Cerner). CST is designed to improve the safety, quality and consistency of patient care. For more information please visit


Applying both medical and informatics knowledge and experience, the ACMIO leads and supports physician workflow design and various optimization initiatives in support of electronic health record and virtual health related initiatives. This includes collaborative consultation with medical leaders and other providers. The ACMIO ensures the system design and CST governance decisions meets the needs of BCMHSUS, is based on best practice, professional standards, and drives positive clinical outcomes.


The successful candidate must be eligible for licensing with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of British Columbia as well as Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. A Master’s Degree in Health Informatics, Health Care Administration, Business Administration, or a related field is preferred. Clinical background and experience in mental health and substance use services, specific to Forensics psychiatric services and/or Correctional health services is preferred.


To apply in confidence, please send your curriculum vitae along with a letter of interest to:



Kevin P.W. Wang

Advisor, Talent Acquisition – Physician and Scientific Recruitment




Application will be review immediately. Position will remain open until filled.



BC Mental Health Substance Use Services is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.