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 Child and Family Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.
BCCH is part 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: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities.
Advancing Excellence in Pediatric Anesthesia
Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist
BC Children’s Hospital
Full Time Opportunity
BC Children’s Hospital provides a full range of services for children with heart disease including complex surgical care, transplantation, interventional cardiology procedures, electrophysiologic procedures and diagnostic cardiac catheterization, MRI and CT services. Outside of cardiac care, BC Children’s hospital provides a full range of pediatric surgical services, including interventional radiology and sedation services for oncology, gastroenterology, burns & radiotherapy.
Your appointment will include participation in the care of children with heart disease at BC Children’s Hospital including surgical cardiac cases, non-cardiac surgery in children with heart disease and therapeutic and diagnostic procedures outside the operating room. In addition, your appointment will include participation in clinical anesthesia outside of cardiac anesthesia and participation in the activities of the acute pain service. As an integral member of the Department of Anesthesia, your participation and leadership will contribute to the improvement pediatric cardiac anesthesia and general pediatric anesthesia. You will have the opportunity to make an impact in both education and research at BC Children’s Hospital and the University of British Columbia.
Candidates should have completed an MD degree and anesthesia training and have further subspecialty pediatric training. In addition candidates should have training and in pediatric cardiac anesthesia. You must be eligible for licensure in British Columbia and with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in British Columbia.
Current clinical expertise in pediatric cardiac anesthesia is essential.
The ideal candidate will bring additional academic qualifications and a passion for research or education to the position.
Successful candidates will be recommended for appointment to the University of British Columbia.. Academic rank is dependent on qualifications and will be recommended by the Department of Anesthesia, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine.
Start date for this position is January 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Qualified candidates should send their cover letter noting the specific vacancy, CV and the name, title and contact information for four referees to:
Norbert Froese MD FRCPC
Head, Department of Anesthesia, BC Children's Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor, University of British Columbia
For more information about BC Children’s Hospital, please visit the website at: www.bcchildrens.ca
The 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.