BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.
BCCH is part of Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities.
The University of British Columbia (UBC) is Canada’s third largest university and consistently ranks among the 40 best universities in the world. Primarily situated in Vancouver, UBC is a research-intensive university and has an economic impact of $4 billion to the provincial economy.
The Division of General Pediatrics is the largest Division within the UBC Department of Pediatrics, with the mandate of providing excellence in clinical care, education, and research.
Regular Full-Time (0.65 FTE)
Division of General Pediatrics, Complex Care
BC Children’s Hospital & University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia
BC Children’s Hospital & the University of British Columbia Department of Pediatrics are seeking a Clinician Specialist to provide clinical and academic services.
The General Pediatrics Complex Care Program provides high-quality, specialized services to children with medical complexity on an inpatient and outpatient basis. You will provide physician services in the General Pediatrics, Complex Care Program. Duties will include new consultations and ongoing care of patients with complexity as part of an inpatient admitting/consulting service and an outpatient clinic. There is no after-hours call required as part of this position.
The successful candidate will be qualified in General Pediatrics with experience and success in complex clinical care, as well as demonstrated interest in medical education in a hospital-based setting. Additional academic training in a relevant field would be an asset, but is not essential. In addition, you will have passed the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada examinations in pediatrics or comparable qualifications and be eligible for a license to practice medicine in BC. You will have or will be recommended for a clinical faculty appointment to the Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualified candidates should quote Competition # GP.11 and send their CV and the name, title and contact information of 4 referees to:
Dr. Jennifer Druker
MBChB., DCH., FRCPC.
Clinical Associate Professor
Division Head, General Pediatrics
Director Clinical Teaching Units
BC Children’s Hospital
4480 Oak Street, Room 3M82
Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
By email: Jdruker@cw.bc.ca
Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate has been found. Start Date: ASAP
BCCH and UBC hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.