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 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: 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 INPATIENT GENERAL PEDIATRICS LOCUM(S) PART TIME NEGOTIABLE TERMS
BC Children's Hospital & the University of British Columbia, Department of Pediatrics are seeking a Clinician Specialist(s) to provide clinical and academic services.
This position is for coverage of Inpatient Pediatrics, which would include covering Clinical Teaching Unit (CTU), as well other clinical areas including consultation services to surgical and non-surgical patients, and service on surge units (blue team). 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.
Start dates are negotiable.
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
Division of General Pediatrics
Clinical Associate Professor
BC Children's Hospital
PHSA, UBC and BCCH 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.