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Developmental Pediatrician - BC Children's Hospital, Sunny Hill Health Centre

BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the most acutely ill or injured children and youth. BCCH also provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and operates a wide number of specialized health programs provided through a number of health services provider groups. As the main pediatrics clinical training site for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC), BCCH is the leading acute care teaching facility in the province, and conducts research to advance health and knowledge through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, and collaborations with other institutions.

BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHR) is a partnership of UBC and the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) whose member agencies include the BCCH, Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children and the BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre. The BCCHR is dedicated to high quality research spanning a wide range of concerns relevant to children’s and family health.

BCCH is a part 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

Developmental Pediatrician

Sunny Hill Health Centre at BC Children’s Hospital

University of British Columbia

Regular Full Time

An outstanding opportunity is available to join the Division of Developmental Pediatrics at Sunny Hill Health Centre at BC Children’s Hospital and the University of British Columbia. The new Sunny Hill Health Centre at BC Children's Hospital is an innovative, family-centred facility that will continue to provide specialized developmental assessments and rehabilitation care to children, youth and their families from across the province of British Columbia.

The Child Development and Rehabilitation Program at Sunny Hill is a provincial resource providing consultation and community support for children with disabilities. You will be expected to work with the inter-disciplinary team and take a leadership role in developing provincially focused evidence-based services to children who have developmental and rehabilitation needs. This currently includes children and adolescents with a variety of disabilities. We are looking for individuals who have broad training and experience in the care of individuals with neurodevelopmental differences and also have an interest in the care of children and adolescents with neuromotor disabilities and brain injury. Services are provided in outpatient and inpatient settings. The ideal candidate will work across a number of programs to see a wide range of children and youth.

The Division has more than 14 physician members and additional consultants. The Division has a Royal College approved training program in Developmental Pediatrics.

The successful candidate will have a fellowship in Pediatrics from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and subspecialty training and certification in Developmental Pediatrics (FRCPC) or equivalent training within another country. Applicants with Neurology or Physiatry training and certification will be considered if they have relevant experience related to children and adolescents. The successful candidate must be eligible to obtain a specialist’s license to practice in British Columbia. We encourage a review of this process via Health Match BC.

The successful candidate will be appointed (rank commensurate with experience) within the Department of Pediatrics and will participate in clinical care, teaching, and quality improvement. The anticipated start date is negotiable. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications including your most current CV; letter of interest; and names, academic rank, and contact information of four referees (including one from your current employer), will be accepted until the position is filled and should be directed to:

Dr. Nancy Lanphear

Head, Division of Developmental Pediatrics

BC Children’s Hospital/Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children


The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.