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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. 


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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. 


Division of Neonatology – Competition #NEOF1.0-11
BC Children’s and Women’s Hospital
Regular Full Time
Vancouver, BC Canada

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 Neonatologist. 


The NICU is the quaternary referral center for BC, supported by a full complement of pediatric subspecialties, including pediatric surgery and ECMO. The Division is an international leader in clinical care, education and research with a strong track record in nutrition, neonatal follow up, neonatal immunology, infectious diseases, neurosciences, ethics, simulation, functional echocardiography, pain and basic science. The Division is committed to continuous quality improvement and the establishment of innovative models of neonatal care to improve patient safety, health outcomes and patient/family experience. The Division has a fully accredited Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada fellowship training program. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a new 70 single room NICU that will be opening at the end of 2017. 


This position is suited to a physician interested in building an academic track record while working in a busy NICU as a clinician. The successful candidate will have qualifications indicating a solid level of clinical experience and scientific training to carry out scholarly and/or research activities under close mentorship. 


The successful candidate will be a physician who is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Pediatrics and Neonatology, and be eligible for a specialist’s licensure via the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. The successful candidate will be offered a position in the Division of Neonatology at Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia and will be recommended for a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, UBC. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Anticipated start date: ASAP 


Applications accepted until the position is filled. 


Qualified candidates should quote Competition #NEOF-1.0-11 and send their 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) 875-2135


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