Specialty Obstetrics/Gynecology

Subspecialty General

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General Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Regular Full-time
BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre
Vancouver, BC Canada

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is seeking a General Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynaecology, based at BC Women’s Hospital. This position will share in an established practice with Obstetrical privileges at BC Women’s Hospital and Gynaecologic privileges at Vancouver Acute (Vancouver General Hospital and University of British Columbia Hospital). This position will provide hospital resources for a 0.5 FTE position at both sites. The incumbent will report to the Site Department Heads of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at BC Women’s Hospital (PHSA) and Vancouver Acute (VCH) for clinical and professional issues.

The Department is seeking a candidate with an outstanding track record in clinical and surgical Obstetrics and Gynaecology. As the successful applicant for this position, you will have certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) and be eligible for licensure to practice from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC. The incumbent will report to the Site Department Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at BC Women’s Hospital. In particular, we are seeking an individual with a strong teaching background and a commitment to education. You will participate in educational programs in collaboration with UBC for teaching undergraduate medical students and post-graduate residents. In addition, continuing medical education for medical and other health care professionals would be expected.

As a clinical faculty member within the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in teaching and service obligations, at the discretion of the Division Head of General Obstetrics and Gynaecology. In addition, there is an expectation of personal dedication to the Royal College’s focus on lifelong learning through professional development.

This position is funded by fee for service through the Medical Services Plan of British Columbia, with stipends paid for clinical teaching. There is no direct funding provided through the UBC Department other than payment for eligible clinical teaching activities.

Applications, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing their interest in the position and fit with the department, and names of four references, should be directed to:

Kevin Wang
Talent Acquisition Advisor – Physician and Scientific Recruitment
Email: kevin.wang@phsa.ca

Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is January 1, 2023 or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is the only facility in British Columbia devoted primarily to the health of women, newborns and families. It provides a broad range of specialized women’s health services that address the health needs of women of all ages and backgrounds. BC Women’s is one of the largest maternity facilities in Canada, with over 7,000 births a year, and is both the major primary and secondary maternity services provider in the Lower Mainland and the cornerstone of the provincial tertiary care system. As an academic health centre BCW’s mandate includes providing strong leadership in research and the education and professional development of health care professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve.

BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is a program 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.

University of British Columbia (UBC) is Canada’s third largest university and consistently ranks among the 40 best universities in the world. Primarily situated in Vancouver, UBC is a research-intensive university and has an economic impact of $4 billion to the provincial economy.

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PHSA, UBC and BCW are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.



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