British Columbia Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the most acutely ill or injured children and youth. BCCH also provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and operates a wide number of specialized health programs provided through a number of health services provider groups. As the main pediatrics clinical training site for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC), BCCH is the leading acute care teaching facility in the province, and conducts research to advance health and knowledge through the BC Children’s Research Institute, and collaborations with other institutions.
BCCH is part of the 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 Division of General Pediatrics at BCCH has a successful history of family-centered care, leadership in education, and a growing quality improvement program. We provide individualized career development through personalized mentoring and opportunities for additional skill development in quality improvement, education, leadership and research. The General Pediatrics Complex Care Program provides high-quality, specialized services to children with medical complexity on an inpatient and outpatient basis.
DIVISION OF GENERAL PEDIATRICS
DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
BC CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
VANCOUVER, B.C. CANADA
HOSPITAL- BASED GENERAL PEDIATRICIAN
Clinical Teaching Unit (CTU)/Complex Care
Regular Full Time
BC Children’s Hospital & the University of British Columbia, Department of Pediatrics are seeking a Clinician Specialist to provide clinical and academic services.
This will be a shared position, distributing your time between inpatient General Pediatrics and Complex Care. In addition to inpatient services on CTU, other clinical work may include consultation services to surgical and non-surgical patients, procedural sedation on the wards, rapid access clinic and service on surge units. You will also provide physician services in the General Pediatrics, Complex Care Program. Duties include new consultations and ongoing care of patients with complexity as part of an inpatient admitting/consulting service and an outpatient clinic and will be engaged in teaching both with and without patient care.
In addition to a demonstration of a strong commitment to academic hospital-based General Pediatrics, applicants will also have a level of education, training, and experience equivalent to Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada specialty and/or sub-specialty credentials and eligibility for registration in the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.
You will have exemplary clinical skills with a demonstrated ability to work effectively with families in the care of children along with a strong commitment to best practice and advancing knowledge in the field of General Pediatrics.
The successful candidate will be appointed as Clinical Faculty at the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine. Academic rank and clinical salary will be based on qualifications and experience.
Priority will be given to those who have demonstrated a commitment to hospital based practice and skills outlined above. Opportunities will be available to develop additional skills in quality improvement, complex care, procedural sedation, education and research. PALS or the equivalent certification is an expectation.
The anticipated start date is October 2020.
Applications will be accepted until the position(s) are filled. Interested individuals should submit their most current CV, cover letter and names of three references to:
Dr. Mumtaz Virji
Interim Head, Division of General Pediatrics
Clinical Associate Professor
BC Children’s Hospital
BCCH and the UBC Department of Pediatrics hire on the basis of merit and encourage all qualified persons to apply. Canadian law requires that qualified Canadians and permanent residents will be given preference.