BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the most acutely ill or injured children and youth. BCCH also provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and operates a wide number of specialized health programs provided through a number of health services provider groups. As the main pediatrics clinical training site for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC), BCCH is the leading acute care teaching facility in the province, and conducts research to advance health and knowledge through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, and collaborations with other institutions.
BCCH is an agency 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: 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.
Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, BC Children’s Hospital
Regular Full Time
British Columbia Children’s Hospital is seeking an experienced Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon to provide comprehensive care for the Hospital’s Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. BC Children’s Hospital serves as the only Cardiothoracic surgical referral centre for infants and children throughout the province of BC and the Yukon (population 4.6 million) and is an active surgical member of the Western Canadian Children’s Heart Network, which coordinates the surgical care for all children with congenital heart disease throughout Western Canada. The Division provides comprehensive interdisciplinary diagnosis and treatment for the full spectrum of congenital and acquired cardiac and thoracic conditions in children. The Division also has an active Cardiac Transplant and mechanical assist device program.
The successful candidate will join 1 faculty cardiothoracic surgeon and a comprehensive Cardiac Sciences centre of excellence with an established teaching and clinical research focus.
The preferred candidate will have certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Cardiothoracic Surgery (FRCSC), or equivalent, will have completed a specialized fellowship in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, and will have demonstrated excellence in collaborative, multidisciplinary cardiothoracic care. Applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. An academic interest is welcomed. Candidates must be eligible for appointment to the Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia.
Remuneration and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications including a cover letter, CV, the names, ranks and contact information of three referees should be directed to:
Shubhayan Sanatani, MD, FRCPC
Head, Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Attention: M. Legaspi
Room 1F3 - 4480 Oak Street
British Columbia Children’s Hospital
Vancouver, BC, Canada
This position will remain open until filled.
For more information about BC Children’s Hospital, please visit the website at: www.bcchildrens.ca
BC Children’s Hospital (an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority, PHSA) and the University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is first directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents but international candidates are invited to apply. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.