Regular Full Time
BC Children’s Hospital
Provincial Health Services Authority
Vancouver, BC Canada
British Columbia Children’s Hospital and the University of British Columbia are seeking a full-time pediatric surgeon. B.C. Children’s Hospital serves as the major referral centre for infants and children throughout the province of B.C. and the Yukon (population 4.8 million), and provides comprehensive, family-centered, interdisciplinary diagnosis and treatment for congenital and acquired surgical conditions, traumatic injuries, cancer and other complex health conditions of childhood.
The successful candidate will join five pediatric surgeons at a comprehensive, freestanding, newly built Children’s Hospital with an established teaching focus, including an accredited pediatric surgery fellowship program. The preferred candidate will have certification in Pediatric Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) and must be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC. Candidates must also be eligible for appointment to the Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia.
Remuneration and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications including a cover letter, CV, the names, ranks and contact information of three referees should be directed to:
Erik D. Skarsgard, MD, FRCSC, FACS, FAAP
Chief of Surgery
British Columbia Children’s Hospital
Room K0-110 – 4480 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
For more information about BC Children’s Hospital, please visit the website at:
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 BCCH Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.