BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is the only facility in British Columbia 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. BC Women’s is one of the largest maternity facilities in Canada and is both the major primary and secondary maternity services provider in the Lower Mainland and the cornerstone of the provincial tertiary care system. As an academic health centre BCW’s mandate includes providing strong leadership in research and the education and professional development of health care professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve.
BC Women’s is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which plans, manages and evaluates selected 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.
Obstetric Medicine Internist (1 – 2 positions)
BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre
Applicants are being sought for a qualified applicant to practice Obstetrical Medicine in the tertiary care setting of BC Women’s and satellite clinics at other sites. BC Women’s is the largest Obstetric Unit in Canada with about 7,000 births per year. BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre is an academic health centre with a provincial responsibility to advance care, education, and research in women’s health.
Outstanding clinical skills in Obstetrical Medicine, excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential in your collaborative work with other health care providers and with an interdisciplinary team. You will apply current evidence and best practice standards to the provision of care for high risk pregnant women in the province of BC, at BC Women’s and beyond. This role requires you to be innovative, accountable and deliver quality care in accordance with established policies and philosophies at BC Women’s and the Obstetric Medicine satellite clinics it services.
As the successful candidate, you will also participate in residents’ and fellows’ teaching, and will have the opportunity to participate in clinical research and other academic activities in Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology at University of British Columbia.
Candidates for this position will have an M.D. or equivalent degree, must be eligible for permanent licensing in the province of British Columbia as well as Certification in Internal Medicine with the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada with appropriate clinical training in Obstetrical Medicine. Out-of-Country Candidates will also be considered if they possess comparable training and certification from their home countries.
The ideal candidate will have or be eligible for a faculty appointment at the University of British Columbia.
Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified. The start date of this position is upon a date to be mutually agreed.
Expressions of interest, applications and nominations should be submitted in confidence to:
Akosua Tomash, Advisor, Talent Acquisition
Discover more about BC Women’s and all we have to offer by visiting us at www.bcwomens.ca
The 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.