Specialty Pediatrics

Subspecialty Otolaryngology

Role and Facility Information

Pediatric Otolaryngologist - Head and Neck Surgeon
Full Time
BC Children’s Hospital
Provincial Health Services Authority
Vancouver, BC Canada

British Columbia Children’s Hospital (BC Children’s) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) are seeking a full-time Pediatric Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon. BC Children’s serves as the major referral centre for infants and children throughout the province of British Columbia and the Yukon (population 5.1 million).

The successful candidate will join a group of six fellowship-trained Pediatric Otolaryngologists at a freestanding Children’s Hospital built in 2017, providing the full spectrum of tertiary Pediatric Otolaryngology care. The candidate will work in a highly-collaborative teaching environment with nurses, allied health professionals, fellows, residents, and medical students. They will join a busy clinical practice including dedicated operating room time, involvement in several multi-disciplinary clinics and clinical outreach including servicing Indigenous communities. On-call will be a 1 in 5 rota.

To be eligible a candidate must have: completed fellowship training in Pediatric Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; certification in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent); and be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. The preferred candidate will have a broad-based experience in tertiary Pediatric Otolaryngology. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence, supported by advanced training in clinical research, surgical education or quality improvement. Successful candidates must also be eligible for and obtain an appointment to the Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine at UBC.

All interested applicants are requested to send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees, directed to the Chair of the Search Committee:

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

BC Children's Hospital provides expert health care, including mental health care, for the most seriously ill or injured children from across British Columbia. Child development and rehabilitation is provided by Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children, a program of BC Children's. In addition to providing specialized pediatric services — many of which are not available elsewhere in the province – BC Children's is the province's leading teaching and research facility for child health. As a hospital of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), BC Children’s strategic action plan supports PHSA’s strategic direction, outlined in the PHSA Service Plan. We are grateful to all the First Nations who have cared for and nurtured the lands and waters around us for all time, including the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation), and səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh Nation) on whose unceded and ancestral territory BC Children’s is located.



Compensation Type

Live and work in BC


The world-class city of Vancouver is situated in the southwest corner of British Columbia, surrounded by mountains and ocean vistas. With a population of two million, Vancouver is Canada’s third largest city and is frequently honoured as one of the best places to live in the world. As North America’s gateway to the Pacific Rim, Vancouver has strong links to international markets and is home to a vibrant mix of cultures. Blessed with a balmy coastal climate, the city offers recreational pursuits to suit every taste and disposition, from extreme skiing and mountain biking, to sailing, golfing, nature walks and meditative retreats. The city boasts myriads of theatres, galleries and restaurants.

Similar Jobs in the region