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 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.
Physician Clinical Associate
BC Children’s Hospital
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology & BMT
Locum Part-Time Position between 0.20 FTE to 0.80 FTE
6 month term, effective ASAP
Reporting to the Division Head of Hem/Onc/BMT, the position responsibilities include direct patient care (inpatient and outpatient), day to day management of patients as expected of a physician, including performing procedures, writing physician orders, attending rounds and team meetings and documenting a patient’s care.
Provision of care will be to both pediatric hematology and oncology patients. Responsibilities also include the maintenance of patient health records, dictations and signing off of reports in a timely manner and in accordance with the Division and C&W health record policies. As a key member of our multidisciplinary team, you will ensure a high level of professional competence expected of a physician.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a Medical Degree and must be eligible for registration with the BC College of Physicians and Surgeons. Experience in Pediatrics or pediatric hematology/oncology is considered an asset.
Candidates should possess excellent clinical skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively with families in the care of children. Be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to best practice and advancing knowledge in this field of practice. Strong inter-professional skills in working in complex environments and commitment to a clinical academic sub-specialty environment will ensure your success in this role.
Qualified candidates should quote Competition #HEMCA-1.0-12 submit their most current CV; covering letter and the name, title, rank and contact information of 4 referees to Dr. Caron Strahlendorf, Head, Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplant. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.
Start Date: ASAP
For more information about BC Children’s Hospital, please visit the website at: www.bcchildrens.ca
BCCH and UBC hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.