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Obstetrician and Gynaecologist - BC Women's and St. Paul's Hospital

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OBSTETRICIAN AND GYNAECOLOGIST - BC WOMEN'S AND ST. PAUL’S HOSPITAL

Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with formal training in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Regular Full-time

St. Paul’s Hospital
BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre

Vancouver, BC Canada

The UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is seeking an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with training in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery in the Division of GYN Specialties and General Obstetrics and Gynaecology, based at St. Paul’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital. This position will have full obstetrical and outpatient Gynaecologic privileges at BC Women’s Hospital and full gynecologic privileges for complex GYN surgery at St. Paul’s Hospital.  Active participation in the Obstetrics call rota for management of labor and delivery at BCWH, and the Gynecology call schedule at SPH are requirements.

We seek a candidate with an outstanding track record in clinical and surgical Obstetrics and Gynaecology who is committed to the educational and research mandates of these academic health authority campuses of the UBC Faculty of Medicine. 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. This individual will need to be able to qualify for a position as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the UBC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. The incumbent will directly report to the Site Department Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at BC Women’s Hospital and St. Paul’s Hospital.

As a clinical faculty member within the UBC Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in teaching, research and service obligations at the discretion of the Division Head of GYN Specialties and General Obstetrics. These include participation in teaching of the undergraduate medical students and post-graduate residents, facilitation of clinical research and participation in quality improvement reviews. In addition, personal dedication to the Royal College’s focus on lifelong learning through professional development is expected.

This position is funded by fee for service through the Medical Services Plan of British Columbia, with stipends paid for clinical teaching.

St. Paul’s Hospital- Providence Health Care (PHC) is a major academic center for complex gynecologic surgery and pelvic floor reconstruction. The successful applicant will have ample opportunities for self-growth, research, and leadership in gynecologic surgery.

We are moving to the New St. Paul’s Hospital in Spring 2027. The new campus is the largest hospital redevelopment project in BC’s history. This new 11-story building with 546 beds and 16 operating rooms will be a state-of-the-art hospital and one of the most digitally advanced in Canada. In preparation for this move and expansion of gynecology services, we are developing multidisciplinary programs with urology, colorectal surgery, and radiology departments to elevate gynecologic surgery through education, research, innovation, and advocacy. The successful applicant will join a team of dedicated gynecologists to shape the way we deliver surgical care to female pelvic organs.

To learn more about the New St. Paul’s Hospital visit:

https://www.providencehealthcare.org/about-providence/renewal-projects

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 center, BCW’s mandate includes providing strong leadership in research and the education and professional development of healthcare professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve.  It is also the home for the Women’s Health Research Institute, which is a province wide centre focusing on women’s health research and supportive of clinician investigators.

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.

To discover more about BC Women’s and all we have to offer, please visit:
www.bcwomens.ca


For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:
https://jobs.phsa.ca

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. The UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is a province wide department focused on excellence in clinical care, teaching and research for the women of British Columbia.

The UBC, PHSA, and PHC 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 we value a safe, inclusive, and welcoming environment.

Review of applications will begin on March 15th, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1st, 2024, or upon a date to be mutually agreed upon.

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:

Marlina Andersen, Administrative Assistant- St. Paul’s Department of OBGYN

Email: mandersen@providencehealth.bc.ca

Kerrie Glover, Administrative Assistant, BC Women’s Hospital Department of OBGYN

Email: KGlover-02@cw.bc.ca

What we do

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA is 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.

Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.

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