Specialty Internal Medicine

Subspecialty Cardiology

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Cardiologists with expertise in Clinical Care Cardiology for a full time position. The successful candidate will be based at Providence Health Care, which has two affiliated academic teaching hospitals including St. Paul’s Hospital and Mount St. Joseph’s Hospital.
The Division of Cardiology is actively involved in the care of patients with a wide spectrum of cardiovascular disease from the Lower Mainland in British Columbia. The General Cardiology Program at St. Paul’s Hospital has recently undergone a major expansion with an innovative Chest Pain Clinic and Vascular Medicine Clinic and requires a full time focused recruit to support its activities and further expansion. Applicants must have specific interest in General Cardiology, as they will primarily be involved in the cardiac are of ambulatory patients. There is ample opportunity to participate in teaching and research related to the subspecialty of consultative and clinical cardiology.
In addition, candidates with an additional focused interest in an area within General Cardiology will be considered more favourably. Academic or health system skills are also desirable to enhance the St. Paul’s and UBC Division, including novel specialized skills such as Medical Education, Bioethics, Health Policy, Women’s Health and Urban Health.
The Division operates an academic practice plan, which the successful candidate is expected to contribute to, and be eligible to receive a supplementary stipend for exceptional academic contribution. The successful candidate will have a thriving General Cardiology outpatient practice along with in-patient hospital consultative service, hospital clinics, and access to electrodiagnostic resources.
The successful candidate will possess FRCPC designation in Internal Medicine and Cardiology or their equivalents, and must be eligible for licensure in the Province of British Columbia. Candidates should possess effective communication skills, demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and possess exceptional work ethics and collegiality. The successful candidate may also be involved in the conduct of clinical research studies, and/or relevant quality assurance projects.
This position will also be a clinical faculty position within the Division of Cardiology at the University of British Columbia (UBC). As part of the UBC Division of Cardiology’s academic focus, the successful candidate is expected to substantially support the development and growth of the UBC Cardiology research and teaching programs. Clinical faculty appointments at UBC are assigned at a rank determined by the Appointments and Promotion Committee of the UBC Department of Medicine.
The anticipated start date is July 1, 2021, but subject to negotiation. Review of applications will start February 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.
Please direct applications comprising of cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, publications listing, and teaching dossier to: Marilyn.Robertson@vch.ca.

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