Making a difference
Explore career opportunities at the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA).
Making a difference
Are you interested in working at a national health care association that supports Canadian physicians and their patients and fosters the delivery of safe medical care in Canada?
The CMPA is modernizing and enhancing how we support our over 109,000+ Canadian physician members with
- compassionate medico-legal advice and assistance
- data-informed learning and research to enhance patient safety
- proactive strategies to adapt to the changing healthcare environment
Share your skills and expertise and join us in our efforts to empower better healthcare.
Why work at the CMPA
We are creating a workplace community where people are valued, feel supported, continually learn, and have opportunities to grow their careers. Our 2023-2025 People Strategy highlights our commitment to our people.
Read our People Strategy
Commitment to equity, diversity, & inclusion
We are actively building a culture of inclusion where employees can be their authentic selves and are valued for their diverse experiences and perspectives.
Read our EDI Strategy
CMPA is a proud EARN partner
Work that matters
At CMPA, we are here for our members, our employees, and the healthcare system. Our 2023-2025 Strategic Plan responds to many rapidly evolving needs by focusing on three priorities: Support, Strengthen and Adapt.
Read our Strategic Plan
A word from CMPA employees
“I have always felt that in order to enjoy your work, you must believe in it and be in a supportive environment. I’m very lucky that the CMPA offers me both. It allows me to assist my colleagues directly when in distress, something that drives me to get up and get going in the morning. I’m also surrounded by talented and enthusiastic colleagues, which makes the Association a great place to work.”
Dennis Special Advisor, Medico-Legal Services, 14 years of service
Favourite thing about the CMPA: The relaxed, collegial atmosphere.
“Working at CMPA means learning and growing every day. There are continuous learning opportunities for each position and a number of special projects that allow you to contribute your expertise and develop your skills.”
Celine Supervisor, Membership Services, 30 years of service
Favourite thing about the CMPA: The culture of education—developing, coaching, and teaching employees.
“I love that we are continuously improving the way we serve our members to meet their evolving needs. This means I get to thrive in an environment that encourages innovation and change for the better.”
Irina Manager, Membership Services, 14 years of service
Favourite thing about the CMPA: The people I work with are engaged, professional, caring and committed to excellence.
“I am a data professional that supports the CMPA’s mission to protect the integrity of physicians and promote safe medical care in Canada. My work is very empowering and it motivates me to know that my team helps enable data-driven decisions that support our mission.”
Jay Manager, Data & Business Intelligence, Business Strategy & Analytics, 19 years of service
Favourite thing about the CMPA: The workforce culture here has always resonated with me. The people here are great—we work hard but still know how to have fun.
"I’m continuously impressed by the high quality standards and the supportive environment created by the CMPA and its employees. As a Senior Membership Administrator, I enjoy the opportunity to work with people of all professional levels on a daily basis and the ability to effectively coach and support my fellow colleagues."
Ken Supervisor, Membership Services, 8 years of service
Favourite thing about the CMPA: The CMPA provides a great workplace atmosphere and various opportunities for professional growth.
“The support I get from my team is incredible and allows me to do my best work. I like playing a role in ensuring that our workforce is engaged and capable of meeting our organizational needs. Every day is a new learning opportunity where I am encouraged to work toward my career goals and step outside of my comfort zone.”
Lacey Human Resources Advisor, People Services, 4 years of service
Favourite thing about the CMPA: The focus on employee wellness—specifically the gym and flexible work arrangements.
“I can genuinely say ‘I love my job’. The atmosphere is motivating and it inspires me to achieve my professional goals. My team feels more like a family: we work hard, we support each other, and we always find ways to have fun. Regardless of job titles, skill sets, experience and knowledge, we all share the same goal of providing our members with the highest quality of medical-legal services. It’s rewarding to know that our organization is making a difference in healthcare and that we all play a key role in it.”
Madison Medico-Legal Business Analyst, Business Solutions, 9 years of service
Favourite thing about the CMPA: Compressed workdays and quarterly departmental potlucks.
“CMPA empowers me to assist our members to the best of my ability. It's refreshing to work in an environment where my work is valued by my colleagues and our members. This kind of support allows me to be confident and proud of my day-to-day work.”
Nicolas Senior Member Services Representative, Call Team , 8 years of service
Favourite thing about the CMPA: Great team-focused environment and feeling we’re truly helping our members.
“I love working and designing solutions in small collaborative teams and across different departments. In the past year, I have worked with every department at the CMPA! It is very rewarding to see that, on a daily basis, the work I do at the CMPA benefits both our members and our staff.”
Renee Senior Full Stack Developer, Application Development, 9 years of service
Favourite thing about the CMPA: Fitness classes at lunch and compressed workdays.
“Working at the CMPA provides me with opportunities to innovate how we deliver services to our members. Knowing that my work can positively impact members and being a part of an association that promotes safe medical care is truly rewarding.”
Timothy Senior Full Stack Developer, Application Development, 8 years of service
Favourite thing about the CMPA: The CMPA promotes a healthy work-life balance, which benefits everyone. I also love the professionalism and camaraderie shared by all employees.
“The CMPA values its staff and invests in its workforce, and it shows. People here are happy because they work for an organization that ensures its people have what they need to succeed in their meaningful work. Our workplace benefits from a culture with core values like transparency, learning, innovation, collegiality, wellness, respect, recognition, and collaboration. I have already recruited three former colleagues to apply to work at the CMPA, which says a lot.”
Allan Education & Knowledge Translation Specialist, Learning Analytics, 5 years of service
Favourite thing about the CMPA: Using CMPA data to answer research questions that can make medical care safer in Canada.
Our work environment
Health, wellbeing, and work flexibility
- Hybrid and remote work options with $500 allowance for home office setup
- Flexible start and end times, compressed work schedule available
- In-person and virtual fitness classes, on-site fitness facilities
- Employee Assistance Program
Competitive salaries and benefits
- Highly competitive salaries
- 35-hour work week
- Extensive benefits package including a health care spending account, and comprehensive coverage for mental health supports
- Defined benefit pension plan plus an optional Flex Pension Plan
- Working with professional, highly skilled employees doing challenging work
- Member-focused with a great sense of collaboration and team-work
- Support for ongoing professional development, LinkedIn learning subscription access
- Giving back to the local community. Proud supporter of Ottawa United Way
- Opportunities for employees to support local organizations in our community
Equal opportunity employment
The CMPA is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and a variety of lived experiences to apply.
Accessibility in the workplace
The CMPA is committed to being responsive to the diverse needs of its members, employees, and others, including those living with disabilities, by striving to prevent and remove barriers to accessibility. Please let us know if you require any assistance or accommodation during the recruiting and hiring process.