Specialty Pediatrics

Subspecialty Hematology/Oncology

Role and Facility Information

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. 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 a leading acute care teaching facility which also operates a wide variety of specialized health and research programs in partnership with BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and the University of British Columbia.

BCCH is an agency 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

The 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.

Pediatric Physician (Clinical Associate)
Locum (0.50 FTE to 1.0 FTE) 6 month term
Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology & BMT
BC Children’s Hospital

Reporting to the Division Head of Hem/Onc/BMT, this Clinical Associate Physician position includes direct patient care in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Provision of care will be to both Pediatric Hematology and Oncology patients. Responsibilities include participation in team meetings, performing procedures, maintenance of patient health records, dictations, signing off on reports and physician orders in a timely manner and in accordance with the Division and C&W health record policies. As a key member of our multidisciplinary team, you will ensure a high level of professional competence expected of a physician.

Applicants MUST have a Medical Degree and must be eligible for registration with the BC College of Physicians and Surgeons. Experience in Pediatrics or Pediatric Hematology/Oncology is considered an asset.

Candidates should possess excellent clinical skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively with patients and their families. Be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to best practice and advancing knowledge in this field of practice. Strong inter-professional skills in working in complex environments and commitment to a clinical academic sub-specialty environment will ensure your success in this role.

Qualified candidates should submit their most current CV; covering letter and the name, title, rank and contact information of 4 referees to:

Dr. Caron Strahlendorf
Head, Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplant.
Email: cstrahlendorf@cw.bc.ca

Applications will be accepted until the position(s) have been filled.

Start Date: As soon as possible.

PHSA, BCCH and UBC 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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