Specialty Anesthesiology

Subspecialty Pediatrics

Role and Facility Information

BC Children’s Hospital provides a full range of pediatric surgical services, including interventional radiology & cardiology, sedation services for oncology, gastroenterology, burns & radiotherapy.

Your appointment will include all clinical anesthesia responsibilities outside of cardiac anesthesia and participation in the activities of the acute pain service. Remuneration is governed by the contractual agreements in place between the Health Authority and the Anesthesia Physicians with an earning potential between $300,000 and $400,000 per annum. As an integral member of the Department of Anesthesia, your participation and leadership will contribute to the improvement pediatric anesthesia and pain management. You will have the opportunity to make an impact in both education and research at BC Children’s Hospital and the University of British Columbia.

Candidates should have completed an MD degree and anesthesia training in addition to completion of further subspecialty training in both anesthesiology and pediatric critical care medicine. You must be eligible for licensure in British Columbia and with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in British Columbia. Current clinical expertise in pediatric anesthesia and previous administrative or equivalent managerial expertise is essential.

The ideal candidate will bring subspecialty clinical interest and expertise and/or additional academic qualifications to the position.

Successful candidates will be recommended for appointment to the University of British Columbia. Academic rank is dependent on qualifications and will be recommended by the Department of Anesthesia, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine.

Qualified candidates should send their cover letter noting the specific vacancy, CV and the name, title and contact information for four referees to:

Kevin Wang
Talent Acquisition Advisor, PHSA

(604) 875-7215

The start date for this position is as soon as possible. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

For more information about BC Children’s Hospital, please visit the website at: www.bcchildrens.ca

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, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide 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 and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.

BCCH is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which plans, manages and evaluates selected 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

BCCH hires on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. English is the official language of PHSA



Compensation Type
Administrative Contract
Estimated Remuneration
$300,000 to $400,000

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