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Physician, Maternal Fetal Medicine - BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre

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Physician, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Permanent, full time position
FTE (0.8 – 1.0 FTE)


Start Date: As early as Aug 1, 2024 (some flexibility to start time)
BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre
Vancouver, BC Canada

The Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine/Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is seeking physicians with skills, expertise, and interest in pursuing a clinical position in Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) which fits the future vision of the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine as part of the University of British Columbia, and the BC Women’s Hospital and Health Center (BCW) in beautiful Vancouver, BC.


As the successful applicant for this position, you will have accredited subspecialty training in Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) and be eligible for: 

As a member of the medical team, you will be providing subspecialty clinical care in the area of high-risk pregnancy, applying current research evidence and best practice standards. You will also participate in the recognized outreach, inpatient and outpatient care activities. In your role with the University, you will pursue and excel in academic activities involving research, teaching and administration. You will be expected to integrate and collaborate fully with all members of the clinical team and exhibit outstanding professionalism in that regard. The MFM division, based at BC Women’s hospital operates in a collaborative, shared clinical practice which requires a high degree of teamwork and in alignment with the BCW values and mission statement. Clinical work includes pre-pregnancy, antepartum, labor and delivery and post-partum care of MFM specific patients. This may include work and collaboration at the tertiary referral centers for BC Women’s, which includes but are not limited to, Vancouver Acute Hospital, and St. Paul’s Hospital, for pregnant patients with complex surgical or maternal medical conditions.

The applicants will be evaluated based on the totality of their experience and skills however, the following (in no particular order/importance) will be given more weight to the application. 

  1. Additional training and/or experience in Maternal/Obstetrical Medicine as it pertains to high risk pregnancy.
  2. Additional training, interest and/or experience in Research activities including but not limited to knowledge generation, knowledge translation and/or knowledge implementation.
  3. Additional training, interest and/or experience in leadership/administration.

The arrangement will take the form of a salary/service contract. Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience in accordance with the published APP ranges and the Division’s internal compensation grid.

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Apply for this opportunity today by sending your Curriculum Vitae, and two letters of reference to:

Kevin P.W. Wang
Advisor, Talent Acquisition, Physician Recruitment
kevin.wang@phsa.ca

Applications will be accepted until 13:00 (PST) of July 5, 2024

About Provincial Health Services Authority

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 6500 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 centre BCW’s mandate includes providing strong leadership in research and the education and professional development of health care professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve. 

BC Women’s supports the full continuum of reproductive choices and services, including termination of pregnancy and the provision of such care by our teams in a culturally safe, trauma-informed and patient-centered way.

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

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.

We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to employment equity and inclusive excellence, and we welcome applications from candidates belonging to historically, persistently, or systemically marginalized groups: Indigenous (First Nation, Métis, Inuit) Peoples, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, women, 2SLGBTQIA+ people, and trans and non-binary people.

The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable work environment for all members of its workforce. An inclusive work environment presumes an environment where differences are appreciated, recognized, and integrated into current structures, planning, and decision-making modes. Within this hiring process we are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable process for all candidates (including but not limited to people with disabilities).  Confidential accommodations are available on request.

Please contact Hannah Sauvé via email at hsauve@providencehealth.bc.ca. If you have any questions regarding accommodations or accessibility during the recruitment and hiring process or for more information and support, please visit UBC’s Centre for Workplace Accessibility website at https://hr.ubc.ca/health-and-wellbeing/workplace-accessibility/centre-workplace-accessibility or contact the Centre at workplace.accessibility@ubc.ca.

With gratitude, we acknowledge that the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine and its distributed programs, which include four university academic campuses, are located on traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of First Nations Peoples and communities around the province.

Our Vision: To Transform Health for Everyone.

Ranked among the world’s top medical schools with the fifth-largest MD enrollment in North America, the UBC Faculty of Medicine is a leader in both the science and the practice of medicine. Across British Columbia, more than 12,000 faculty and staff are training the next generation of doctors and health care professionals, making remarkable discoveries, and helping to create the pathways to better health for our communities at home and around the world.

The Faculty - comprised of approximately 2,200 administrative support, technical/research and management and professional staff, as well approximately 650 full-time academic and over 10,000 clinical faculty members - is composed of 19 academic basic science and/or clinical departments, three schools, and 24 research centres and institutes. Together with its University and Health Authority partners, the Faculty delivers innovative programs and conducts research in the areas of health and life sciences. Faculty, staff and trainees are located at university campuses, clinical academic campuses in hospital settings and other regionally based centres across the province.

UBC - One of the World's Leading Universities. As one of the world's leading universities, the University of British Columbia creates an exceptional learning environment that fosters global citizenship, advances a civil and sustainable society, and supports outstanding research to serve the people of British Columbia, Canada and the world.

UBC and BCWH/PHSA hire on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Government unanimous passing 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 meaningful and lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as we move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts PHSA must uphold legislative obligations and provincial commitments found in the foundational documents such as including Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls Calls for Justice (2019), the Declaration Act Action Plan and Remembering Keegan: A First Nations Case Study.

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