Specialty Obstetrics/Gynecology

Subspecialty Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Role and Facility Information

Fraser Health, in collaboration with the UBC Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, is seeking a Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist to fill a new vacancy. The planned start date for this position will be the summer of 2020. This full time funded position will involve a variety of clinical care in Fraser Health. Clinical work will include pre-conception and antenatal care for both inpatients and outpatients. A clinical faculty appointment in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of British Columbia will be required.

In addition to providing evidence based clinical care in maternal medical and obstetrical complications, fetal diagnosis and procedures, the candidate will have demonstrated success in clinical teaching and have interest and experience in health care administration, quality assurance and/or clinical research. The candidate will be involved in an expanding tertiary perinatal service and will need to participate in the ongoing process of designing and strengthening the service. Strong communication skills and desire to work in a multidisciplinary environment are key attributes for this position.

To be considered, applicants must currently have their FRCSC in Obstetrics and Gynecology and have completed or be in the process of completing a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada approved Maternal Fetal Medicine fellowship program. The successful candidate will be eligible or have full licensure with CPSBC.

Fraser Health encompasses some of the fastest growing and diverse populations in Canada. Stretching from Burnaby to Hope, it is home to approximately 17,000 deliveries per year. It encompasses two tertiary level hospitals with level 3 NICU and a state of the art outpatient facility. The beautiful Fraser Valley exhibits all that British Columbia has to offer with beautiful mountain vistas, beaches and a plethora of outdoor activities.

Facilities: Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre

Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre is a brand new, state-of-the-art out-patient facility in Surrey, BC and provides ambulatory and surgical daycare services as well as many specialized clinics such as anticoagulation and chronic pain, breast health, chronic disease management for diabetes, cardiac and lung health with lab, medical and diagnostic imaging and pharmacy services.

Royal Columbian Hospital

Royal Columbian Hospital is a provincial referral hospital (tertiary/trauma care centre) located in New Westminster, BC, with 422 acute beds that is a University of BC Affiliated teaching hospital that offers medical, surgical, advanced diagnostics & imaging, critical care, inpatient pediatrics, levels 1 & 3 obstetrics, outpatient clinics, level 2 & 3 neonatology, cardiac surgery, neurosciences, and tertiary programs as well as 24/7 emergency services with 75,986 visits annually.

The Royal Columbian Hospital Redevelopment is a multi-year, multi-phase project to increase the hospital's capacity, beds and services. Phase one is underway and includes multiple projects, many which prepare the hospital’s infrastructure for future expansion as well as a new 75-bed mental health and substance use wellness centre with more outpatient clinics by late 2019/early 2020. Phase two, if approved by government, proposes to add an acute care tower with more beds for intensive care, cardiac intensive care, obstetrics and medicine/surgical and a new larger emergency by late 2022. Phase three proposes to upgrade existing buildings to support areas in the Health Care Centre, such as the laboratory and pharmacy, by 2025.

Surrey Memorial Hospital

Surrey Memorial is a 611 acute care bed, University of BC Affiliated, regional referral and community teaching hospital that has the busiest emergency in BC. We offer medical, surgical, neonatal intensive care, tertiary, ambulatory, cardiology, rehab, as well as 24/7 emergency services with 158,558 visits annually. We currently manage 4,200 births per year and have recently opened a new tower with a 46 bed single room maternity care unit, a 48 bed single room Level 2/3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and a dedicated maternal operating room. The brand new ER includes a dedicated Pediatric Emergency Department, part of the state-of the art Critical Care Tower includes a dedicated perinatal centre, helipad and expanded ICU.

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