Specialty Cardiac Surgery

Subspecialty Thoracic Surgery

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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
Vancouver, BC

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.

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The world-class city of Vancouver is situated in the southwest corner of British Columbia, surrounded by mountains and ocean vistas. With a population of two million, Vancouver is Canada’s third largest city and is frequently honoured as one of the best places to live in the world. As North America’s gateway to the Pacific Rim, Vancouver has strong links to international markets and is home to a vibrant mix of cultures. Blessed with a balmy coastal climate, the city offers recreational pursuits to suit every taste and disposition, from extreme skiing and mountain biking, to sailing, golfing, nature walks and meditative retreats. The city boasts myriads of theatres, galleries and restaurants as well as two universities and many colleges.

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