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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, with over 7,500 births in 2005/6, 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: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.


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.


Physician, Maternal Fetal Medicine - Locum
BC Women’s Hospital
Vancouver, BC Canada


Locum Opportunity 


The Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine/Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, is seeking a Physician (Perinatologist) for a Temporary Full Time position. You will report to the Division Head for all clinical and academic responsibilities and to the Director, Dept of Obstetrics and Gynaecology for all administrative matters while providing subspecialty clinical care in the area of high risk pregnancy applying current research evidence and best practice standards. This care is delivered in the Diagnostic Ambulatory and Acute Perinatal Programs in addition to outreach activities. Participation in clinical hospital related activities within the medical programs, education and research in partnership with the University of British Columbia (UBC) is expected. The Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at BCW provides clinical leadership and care in one of the largest maternity facilities in Canada, with over 7,200 births per year.


You will participate in the recognized inpatient and outpatient care activities as well as participate in educational programs in collaboration with UBC for undergraduate medical student teaching, post-graduate resident teaching and subspecialty fellowship teaching. In addition, continuing medical education for medical and other health care professionals would be expected. Participating in clinical research activities and projects and representing the program at the regional, provincial, national and international areas would also be included.


As the successful applicant for this position, you will have subspecialty training in Maternal Fetal Medicine and be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCCPSC) and be eligible for licensure to practice from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC. A clinical background with working with pregnancies involving medical complications or fetal surgery/diagnostic expertise would be highly beneficial.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.


If you are interested in this opportunity apply today with your Curriculum Vitae, and two letters of reference to:


Akosua Tomash

Advisor, Talent Acquisition


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PHSA and UBC are committed to employment equity and hire 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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