Specialty Internal Medicine

Subspecialty Respirology

Role and Facility Information

The position will support the Legacy for Airway Health (LAH) initiative
(https://www.vchri.ca/legacyforairwayhealth), a unique partnership between UBC and Vancouver Coastal Health. The incumbent will have a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic and focused effort to apply innovative and interdisciplinary research, with attention to translation and implementation science, in order to advance the mission of reducing the burden of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

This position will emphasize clinical care, with particular focus on a program that addresses the gaps between known best practices and their suboptimal real-world application, with novel methods to overcoming the barriers therein. Experience and competence in clinical trials as well as relevant behaviour change, policy implementation, and/or precision health approaches to leveraging existing data and strategies into applicable real-world care are key assets for the position. The incumbent will be expected to maintain focused clinical activity centred on airways disorders (asthma and/or COPD) that aligns clinical and research interests, and will be expected to build bridges clinically and in research across UBC and Vancouver General Hospital.

VCH DETAILS

Service Locations: The Lung Centre
2775 Laurel Street 7th Floor, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9
Time commitment: 0.25 FTE (12.5 hrs/week)

UBC DETAILS

Service Location: University of British Columbia
Time commitment: 1.0 FTE (40 hrs/week)

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff – both current and prospective – have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

Interested applicants, please apply to Health Match BC Posting by clicking on the "Request Info" link below.

Please include with your application a cover letter, CV and any other relevant documents for review.

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Combination
Estimated Remuneration
150,000
Physician Overhead
Not applicable
Billing Split
Not applicable

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
One month per year
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Vancouver

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