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BC Childrens Hospital

Physiatrist-Neuromotor Disorders,Division of Developmental Pediatrics - BC Children's Hospital/Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children & University of British Columbia

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
19 days ago
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. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. 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 Child and Family Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.

BCCH and SHHC are agencies 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.

Physiatrist-Neuromotor Disorders

BC Children's Hospital/Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children
University of British Columbia
Temporary One Year Position, 0.5-1.0 FTE

An outstanding opportunity is available to join the Division of Developmental Pediatrics at BC Children's Hospital/Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children and the University of British Columbia as a physiatrist in the area of neuromotor disabilities.

The Child Development and Rehabilitation (CDR) Program at Sunny Hill is a provincial resource providing consultation and community support for the management of children with disabilities. You will be expected to work with the inter-disciplinary team within the Neuromotor Program and Acute Rehabilitation Unit and take a role in working with our team to develop provincially focused evidence-based services for children with rehabilitation needs. Our population includes children and adolescents with a variety of neuromotor disabilities and children and who require rehabilitation. Services are provided in the outpatient, day patient, and inpatient setting. This role will include clinical health services planning and quality improvement activities related to relevant programs within CDR, as well as involvement and potential opportunities for taking on a leadership role in developing a new outpatient rehabilitation program.

The Division has twenty-one members and works within a program management model with excellent inter-professional collaborative opportunities. The Division has a Royal College approved training program in Developmental Pediatrics.

The successful candidate will have certification in Physical medicine and rehabilitation (or equivalent training within another country) and have relevant experience related to children and adolescents. Training in pediatric rehabilitation will be an advantage. The successful candidate must be eligible to obtain a specialist's license to practice in British Columbia.

The anticipated start date is negotiable. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications including your most current CV; letter of interest; and names, academic rank, and contact information of four referees (including one from your current employer), will be accepted until the position is filled and should be directed to:

Dr. Angie Ip
Interim Head, Division of Developmental Pediatrics
BC Children's Hospital/Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children
Email administrative assistant Natalie Garrett at

For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:

For more information about BC Children's Hospital, please visit the website at:

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
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BC Children’s Hospital is a leader in general and specialized pediatric services, and is the province’s foremost teaching and research facility for child health.

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