BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is the only facility in British Columbia (BC) 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 and the Neonatal Program is the hub of the provincial quaternary care system. BC Women’s is one of the largest maternity facilities in Canada, with about 7,200 births a year, and is both the major primary and secondary maternity services provider in BC’s Lower Mainland region and the cornerstone of the provincial tertiary care system. As an academic health centre, BCW’s mandate includes providing strong leadership in research through the BC Women’s Research Institute and education in partnership with the University of British Columbia (UBC) as well as professional development of health care professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve.
BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province’s most acutely ill or injured children and youth and pediatric patients with chronic medical disorders, and provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC. BCCH offers a wide range of health services and specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, in partnership with the UBC. The pediatric residency program and 16 pediatric subspecialty training programs are accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
BCCH and BCWH 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.
The 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.
Neonatal Physician Clinical Associate
Division of Neonatology
BC Children’s and Women’s Hospital
Vancouver, BC Canada
Regular Full-Time/Part Time Positions
The Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, The University of British Columbia (UBC) together with Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia (C&W), invites applicants for the position of Clinical Associate to aid in the care of inpatients.
Housed in the newly opened Teck Acute Care Centre, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at C&W is one of the largest and busiest in Canada with 70 single family rooms. It is the quaternary referral center for BC, providing the full complement of subspecialties, including pediatric surgery and ECMO. It is an international leader in health care, education and research with a strong track record in health policy, nutrition, infectious diseases, neurosciences, ethics, basic science and clinical investigations.
The successful candidate is a physician who has completed four years of training in Pediatrics, including a minimum of 3 months of Neonatology, will have (or be eligible) an FRCP in Pediatrics and is eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.
The successful candidate possesses excellent clinical skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively with neonates including preterm and term infants with a range of high acuity conditions. All clinical activities are performed under the supervision of the neonatologist and in collaboration with the multidisciplinary care team. The successful candidate is able to demonstrate commitment to best practice and advancing knowledge in your field of practice. Additionally, demonstrates excellence in, and commitment to, teaching across the spectrum of learners. Strong inter-professional skills in working in complex environments and commitment to a clinical academic sub-specialty environment will ensure success in this role. The successful candidate will be recommended for a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, UBC; rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Responsibilities of a Physician Clinical Associate will include the attendance and resuscitation of high risk deliveries, neonatal transports, maintenance of patient health records and signing off of reports in a timely manner and in accordance with the Division and C&W health record policies. As a key member of our multidisciplinary team, you will ensure a high level of professional competence expected of a Clinical Associate.
Start date for these positions will be ASAP.
Applications accepted until positions are filled.
Qualified candidates should quote Competition #NEOCA-1.0-12 and send a cover letter, current CV and the name, title, rank and contact information of 3 referees to:
Dr. Horacio Osiovich
Division Head of Neonatology
Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of BC
4480 Oak Street
Vancouver BC V6H 3V4
Phone: (604) 875-2345 ext. 7351
Fax: (604) 875-3106
In accordance with Canada Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.