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Specialty Pediatrics

Subspecialty Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is the only facility in British Columbia (BC) devoted primarily to the health of women, newborns and families. It provides a broad range of specialized women’s health services that address the health needs of women of all ages and backgrounds and the Neonatal Program is the hub of the provincial quaternary care system. BC Women’s is one of the largest maternity facilities in Canada, with about 7,200 births a year, and is both the major primary and secondary maternity services provider in BC’s Lower Mainland region and the cornerstone of the provincial tertiary care system. As an academic health centre, BCW’s mandate includes providing strong leadership in research through the BC Women’s Research Institute and education in partnership with the University of British Columbia (UBC) as well as professional development of health care professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve.

BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth and pediatric patients with chronic medical disorders, and provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC. BCCH offers a wide range of health services and 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, in partnership with the UBC. The pediatric residency program and 16 pediatric subspecialty training programs are accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

BCCH and BCWH 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: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities.

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.

Neonatologist
Competition #NEOF-1.0-13
Regular Full-Time

Division of Neonatology
Department of Pediatrics
University of British Columbia
BC Children’s and Women’s Hospital
Vancouver, BC Canada

The Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, The University of British Columbia (UBC) together with Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia (C&W), invites applicants for the position of Neonatologist.

Housed in the newly opened Teck Acute Care Centre, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at C&W is one of the largest and busiest in Canada with 70 single family rooms. It is the quaternary referral center for BC, providing the full complement of subspecialties, including pediatric surgery and ECMO. It is an international leader in health care, education and research with a strong track record in health policy, nutrition, infectious diseases, neurosciences, ethics, basic science and clinical investigations.

The NICU is the quaternary referral center for BC, supported by a full complement of pediatric subspecialties, including pediatric surgery and ECMO. The Division is an international leader in clinical care, education and research with a strong track record in nutrition, neonatal follow up, neonatal immunology, infectious diseases, neurosciences, ethics, simulation, functional echocardiography, pain and basic science. The Division is committed to continuous quality improvement and the establishment of innovative models of neonatal care to improve patient safety, health outcomes and patient/family experience. The Division has a fully accredited Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada fellowship training program.

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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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