Specialty Pediatrics

Subspecialty Developmental

Role and Facility Information

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 and works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH provides a large 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 (BCCHRi) in partnership with the University of British Columbia. The new Teck Acute Care Centre that opened in October 2017 is the heart of the BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital’s flagship for the transformation of child health in BC.

The new Teck Acute Care Centre is an integral part of British Columbia’s health-care system, providing specialized care for the most seriously ill children and complex patients in BC. The redevelopment project’s vision is for a campus of patient-centered care that operates in an environment of quality, excellence and innovation which is designed with patients, their families and care teams in mind. SHHC is anticipated to move Fall 2019 to the BCCH campus into renovated space with state of the art single-patient/family rooms with integrated technology and equipment to support the delivery of patient-centred care.

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. UBC is a research-intensive university and has an economic impact of $4 billion to the provincial economy. The UBC Faculty of Medicine has academic campuses in Victoria, Kelowna and Prince George that enable an educational and research mandate that is truly distributed across the province.

Developmental Pediatrician
BC Children’s Hospital/Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children
University of British Columbia

Regular Full Time

An outstanding opportunity is available to join the Division of Developmental Pediatrics at BC Children’s Hospital/Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children and the University of British Columbia.

The Child Development and Rehabilitation Program at Sunny Hill is a provincial resource providing consultation and community support for children with disabilities. You will be expected to work with inter-disciplinary teams as we work locally, regionally and provincially in diagnostic services for children related to complex developmental conditions including Intellectual Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Services are provided in an outpatient setting and this role may include provincial outreach opportunities. All SHHC clinicians are involved in quality improvement activities related to relevant programs within CDR.

The Division has thirteen members and 4 community affiliated physicians. Our faculty have diverse interests and roles within CDR, BCCH, Research Institute and UBC. CDR works within a program management model with excellent inter-professional collaborative opportunities. The Division has a Royal College approved training program in Developmental Pediatrics.

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