Specialty Pediatrics

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

British Columbia 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 Research Institute, and collaborations with other institutions.

BCCH is part 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 Division of General Pediatrics at BCCH has a successful history of family-centered care, leadership in education, and a growing quality improvement program. We provide individualized career development through personalized mentoring and opportunities for additional skill development in quality improvement, education, leadership and research.

Hospital- Based General Pediatrician(s)

Clinical Teaching Unit (CTU)

Part-Time Temporary Position(s)

We are recruiting motivated physicians to join the division of General Pediatrics at BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, with an expanding scope of academic and clinical practice, particularly in the area of hospital-based medicine.

Responsibilities encompass patient care on the following clinical services: (1) Inpatient clinical teaching units (CTUs); Clinical service may also include work in the rapid access outpatient clinic, other outpatient clinics as well as procedural sedation on the medical inpatient units and additional inpatient services required during surge or high volume periods. In addition you will be engaged in teaching both with and without patient care.



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