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Join CIHI and take your future and the future of health information further. Soar to success (PDF) at the Canadian Institute for Health Information! Find out more about who we are, what we do and why you should work for us. Most importantly, find out how you can apply to join the CIHI family. 

Who is CIHI?

We are the intersection of health data, technology and innovation.

In a nutshell, we are a diverse organization filled with analytical gurus, IT experts and a host of other professionals who collaborate to develop leading-edge information products and maintain the day-to-day operations of the organization. The interactive web tool Your Health System, designed to help Canadians understand how well their health system is performing, is only one of our innovative products. Find out more about us and what we do (video) External link, opens in new window.

And what exactly does CIHI do?

CIHI (pronounced kai-high) is a not-for-profit organization that works with key stakeholders across Canada to create and maintain a broad range of health databases, measurements and standards. We help our stakeholders better understand and use our evidence-based insights and analyses in their day-to-day decision-making. We also develop reports and analyses from our own data and other data sources. Every day we work toward our vision: Better data. Better decisions. Healthier Canadians. 

Why should I work for CIHI?

CIHI puts people first. Through the power of our people and their work, CIHI informs policy-makers, supports health care management and provides information to Canadians about their health system and the factors that contribute to good health. The work is exciting, the people are passionate and the environment is collaborative, innovative and fun!

CIHI also offers an attractive total rewards package that recognizes our employees’ contributions, including

  • Competitive salaries
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Flexible benefit program
  • Performance Management Program
  • Work–life balance
  • And so much more

What does CIHI offer employees?

  • Learning and Professional Development Program
  • Career Planning Program
  • Internal movement opportunities (promotions, transfers, assignments)
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Biennial Employee Engagement Survey
  • Group RRSP
  • Canada Savings Bonds
  • Social Committee events (e.g., holiday luncheons, summer BBQs)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Recognition Program
  • And more!

And, if you want some first-hand testimonials, read what some of our employees have to say about why they love working for CIHI and what CIHI does for its employees:

“I really enjoy building relationships with clients from across the country, and the responsibility I have to serve their needs as best as I can.” — Liam, clinical specialist in Rehabilitation and Mental Health
“I was looking to use my skills at a place that shares my values. When I came to CIHI, I found an organization dedicated to improving the health of all Canadians. I also found an organization dedicated to improving the skills of all their employees. Build your career at CIHI and help build better health care too.” — Raymond, senior programmer/analyst in Health Information Applications
“My career has been a journey through both the public and private sectors. Working at CIHI has been like coming home.” — Greg, manager in Financial Standards and Information

Where can I find CIHI?

Since CIHI is a pan-Canadian organization, we have representation across our beautiful country. Our 2 main offices are located in the nation’s capital, Ottawa, and in Canada’s largest city, Toronto. We also have regional offices in Victoria and Montréal. 

How do I join CIHI?

Check out our current opportunities on this page and follow the simple steps in our online application program.

At CIHI, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible environment. Part of this commitment includes arranging accommodations to ensure an equitable opportunity to participate in the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.