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Hospital- Based General Pediatrician(s) - Clinical Teaching Unit (CTU)

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
A month ago

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.

Division of General Pediatrics

Department of Pediatrics
University of British Columbia
BC Children's Hospital

Vancouver, B.C. Canada

Hospital- Based General Pediatrician(s)

Clinical Teaching Unit (CTU)

Part-Time Temporary Position(s)

Competition # GENF-12

We are recruiting motivated physicians to join the division of General Pediatrics at BC Children's Hospital, with an expanding scope of academic and clinical practice, particularly in the area of hospital-based medicine.

Responsibilities encompass patient care on the following clinical services: (1) Inpatient clinical teaching units (CTUs); (Clinical service may also include work in the rapid access outpatient clinic, other outpatient clinics as well as procedural sedation on the medical inpatient units and additional inpatient services required during surge or high volume periods. In addition you 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 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 as soon as possible.

Applications will be accepted until the position(s) are filled. Interested individuals should quote competition # GENF-12 submit their most current CV, cover letter and names of three references to:

Dr. Mumtaz Virji
Interim Head, Division of General Pediatrics
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.

Labor Agreement Excluded Requisition # GENF-12-2330502 Work Site Job Type Temporary, Part-Time Temporary Duration 12 months FTE Hours of Work Work Days Expiry Date

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