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The Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia (UBC) and the Division of Pediatric Cardiology are seeking a clinical pediatric cardiologist with expertise in cardiac electrophysiology. As the provincial center for all tertiary and quaternary Pediatric care, BCCH provides all cardiac and cardiac surgical care for British Columbia’s population of 4.4 million. Cardiac services are based at BCCH, including state of the art imaging facilities in Echocardiography, CT scanning and cardiac MRI. Fetal echocardiography is provided at the adjacent BC Women’s Hospital, and there is an extensive Partnership Program providing clinics throughout the regional Pediatric centers. There are close ties to St Paul’s Hospital, including an Adult Congenital Heart Clinic and the BC Inherited Arrhythmia Program. All interventional, electrophysiological and surgical procedures are provided at BCCH.

 

BC Children's Hospital Research Institute is a partnership of UBC and the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) whose member agencies include the BCCH, Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children and the BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre. The BC Children's Hospital Research Institute is dedicated to high quality research spanning a wide range of concerns relevant to children’s and family health.

 

The Division has an excellent record of clinical research in cardiac function, vascular mechanics and electrophysiology. The Division has a fully accredited Royal College Training Program in Pediatric Cardiology, and enjoys an outstanding reputation for teaching at all levels at UBC.

 

Pediatric Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist
BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH)
Regular Full Time

 

The successful candidate will join the Cardiology Associates within the Division of Cardiology within the Department of Pediatrics; and work actively to encourage a culture of teamwork and collaboration within the Division. The successful candidate will have excellent clinical skills in both electrophysiology and general cardiology. Training or experience in inherited heart rhythm disorders is an asset. You will promote patient safety in a family centered environment. You will participate in the educational programs of the Division, participate in a research program, and provide clinical service. You will be able to demonstrate a commitment to academic and clinical excellence in pediatric cardiology, as well as the leadership and management skills to ensure high quality clinical service.  You will be an effective teacher and will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to continued excellence in teaching.

 

You will have an MD, or MD/PhD, and have passed or be eligible for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada examinations in pediatrics or comparable qualifications. You will also have completed a recognized training program in cardiology and subspecialty training in pediatric electrophysiology. 

 

The successful candidate will be appointed as a UBC Clinical Faculty Member. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The anticipated start date for this position is ASAP.

 

Interested individuals should forward a covering letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, and the names of four referees to:

 

Dr. Shubhayan Sanatani, Assistant Professor and Division Head, Pediatric Cardiology
Department of Pediatrics; BC Children’s Hospital
4480 Oak Street Vancouver, BC V4H 3V1
Email: ssanatani@cw.bc.ca

 

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate has been found.

 

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. However, Canadian and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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