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Locum Infectious Diseases Specialist

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. 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 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

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.

Locum Infectious Diseases Specialist 

Part-Time 12-month Locum (0.50FTE, 18.75 hours per week)

Shifts: Tusday and Thursday 0800-1600 Outpatient Clinic Days

Salary $137,213 - $157,795 per annum

Division of Infectious Diseases

Language of Work: English 

BC Children’s Hospital
4500 Oak Street

Vancouver BC V6H 3N1

Reporting to the Division Head of the Division of Infectious Diseases, the responsibilities of this locum position include direct patient care (inpatient and outpatient), day to day management of patients as expected of a physician, including performing procedures, writing physician orders, attending rounds and team meetings and documenting a patient’s care, teaching and clinical and/or laboratory research when appropriate. This role will also involve approximately 8-10 weeks of clinical inpatient service which would include 24/7 on-call coverage.  

To be considered for this position, you must have a level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Medical Degree, Residency in Pediatrics, and Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, and must be eligible for registration with the BC College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Applicants are encouraged to contact Health Match BC to ensure eligibility for licensure at https://www.healthmatchbc.org

You possess excellent clinical skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively with families in the care of children. You are committed to best practice and advancing knowledge in your field of practice. Additionally, you demonstrate excellence in and commitment to teaching across the spectrum of learners. 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 send their CV and the name, title, rank and contact information of 4 referees to:

Ashley Roberts, MD, M.Ed., FRCPC 

Division Head, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, BC Children's Hospital

Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Provincial Health Services Authority

K4-222-4480 Oak Street, Vancouver BC V6H 3V4
ARoberts6@cw.bc.ca  Ph: 604-875-2436

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For more information on this opportunity please contact Kevin Wang, Advisor Talent Acquisition, Physician Recruitment at 604-875-7215 or email kevin.wang@phsa.ca

BCCH and UBC hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.  English is the official language of PHSA