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Vancouver, BC
Full Time
23 days ago

General Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Regular Full-time
BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre
Vancouver, BC Canada

The UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, is seeking applications for a full-time clinical faculty position in the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology.

This position will have full obstetrical privileges and outpatient Gynaecologic privileges at BC Women's Hospital. Active participation in the Obstetrics Call rota at BC Women's Hospital for management of labor and delivery is a requirement for this position.

The Department is seeking a candidate with an outstanding track record in clinical and surgical Obstetrics and Gynaecology. As the successful applicant for this position, you will have certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) and be eligible for licensure to practice from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC. The incumbent will report to the Site Department Heads of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at BC Women's Hospital. You will participate in educational programs in collaboration with UBC for teaching undergraduate medical students and post-graduate residents. In addition, continuing medical education for medical and other health care professionals would be expected.

As a clinical faculty member within the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in teaching and service obligations, at the discretion of the UBC Division Head of General Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Direct reporting to the site head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at BCWH will be required. There is an expectation to participate in educational programs for undergraduate medical student teaching and post-graduate resident teaching. In addition, there is an expectation of personal dedication to the Royal College's focus on lifelong learning through professional development.

This position is funded by fee for service through the Medical Services Plan of British Columbia, with stipends paid for clinical teaching.

Applications, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing your interest in the position and expected contributions to the department, and names of four references, should be directed to:

Kerrie Glover

Executive Assistant, Department of OBGYN at BC Women's Hospital


Review of applications will begin on February 15th and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1 st , 2024 or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

What we do

BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is the only facility in British Columbia devoted primarily to the health of women, newborns and families. It provides a broad range of specialized women's health services that address the health needs of women of all ages and backgrounds. BC Women's is one of the largest maternity facilities in Canada, with over 7,000 births a year, and is both the major primary and secondary maternity services provider in the Lower Mainland and the cornerstone of the provincial tertiary care system. As an academic health centre BCW's mandate includes providing strong leadership in research and the education and professional development of health care professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve. We expect the provision of trauma informed and patient centered care and participation on our campus of care in keeping with the gifted Coast Salish teachings.

BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is a program 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: • Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.

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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.

To discover more about BC Women's and all we have to offer, please visit:

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PHSA, UBC and BCW are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. 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.

Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments' unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey-one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.
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