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BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province’s most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of 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 and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.

 

BCCH and SHHC are agencies 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.

 

Developmental Pediatrician or Pediatric Physiatrist-Neuromotor Disorders

BC Children’s Hospital/Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children

University of British Columbia

Regular Full-Time

Competition #DEVF-1.0-07

Vancouver, BC

 

An outstanding opportunity is available to join the Division of Developmental Pediatrics at BC Children’s Hospital/Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children and the University of British Columbia as a clinician with a focus on neuromotor disorders.

 

The Child Development and Rehabilitation Program (CDR) at Sunny Hill is a provincial resource providing consultation and community support for the management of children with disabilities. You will be expected to work with the inter-disciplinary team and provide evidence-based services to children who have rehabilitation needs. This currently includes children and adolescents with a variety of neuromotor conditions and children and adolescents who have sustained brain injury. Services are provided as outpatient, day patient and inpatient. This role will include clinical health services planning and quality improvement activities related to relevant programs within CDR.

 

The Division has sixteen members and works within a program management model with excellent inter-professional collaborative opportunities. The Division has a Royal College approved training program in Developmental Pediatrics.

 

The successful candidate will have a fellowship in Pediatrics from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and subspecialty training and certification in Developmental Pediatrics (FRCPC) or equivalent training within another country. Applicants with Physiatry training and certification will be considered if they have relevant experience related to children and adolescents. The successful candidate must be eligible to obtain a specialist’s license to practice medicine in British

 

The successful candidate will be appointed (rank commensurate with experience) within the Department of Pediatrics and will participate in clinical care, teaching, and quality improvement. The anticipated start date is negotiable. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

Applications including the Competition #DEVF-1.0-07; your most current CV; letter of interest; and names, academic rank, and contact information of four referees (including one from your current employer), will be accepted until the position is filled and should be directed to:

  

Dr. Nancy Lanphear

Head, Division of Developmental Pediatrics

BC Children’s Hospital/Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children

Email: nlanphear@cw.bc.ca

 

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For more information about BC Children’s Hospital, please visit the website at: www.bcchildrens.ca

 

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.

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