BC Children's Hospital & The University of British Columbia
January 8, 2018
Vancouver, British Columbia
Full Time - Experienced
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. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also provides a large 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 (BCCHRI) and in partnership with the University of British Columbia. The new Teck Acute Care Centre that opened in October 2017 is the heart of the BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital’s flagship for the transformation of child health in BC.
The new Teck Acute Care Centre is an integral part of British Columbia’s health-care system, providing specialized care for the most seriously ill children and complex obstetrical patients in BC. Designed with patients, their families and care teams in mind, the redevelopment project’s vision is for a campus of patient-centered care that operates in an environment of quality, excellence and innovation. At approximately 640,000 square feet the Teck Acute Care Centre features 231 state of the art single-patient/family rooms with modern integrated technology and equipment to support the delivery of patient-centred care.
BCCH is an agency 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 is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.
Head, Division of Endocrinology Regular Full-Time Competition #ENDF-1.0-05
Division of Endocrinology Department of Pediatrics University of British Columbia BC Children’s Hospital Vancouver, British Columbia
The University of British Columbia and BC Children’s Hospital are seeking a visionary Division Head to provide clinical and academic leadership of the Division of Endocrinology. It is an exciting time for this division that is currently undergoing a significant transformation to enhance its clinical care and academic mandates to better serve the acute and chronic patient populations being cared for at the only children’s hospital in the province. There is a growing academic focus of excellence on Quality Improvement. The division is currently comprised of both full-time and part-time hospital-based endocrinologists (9.50 FTE) as well as five faculty members within the community.
The division provides inpatient clinical teaching and endocrine consultation services, multidisciplinary outpatient clinics/programs include the Diabetes Clinic, Diabetes Day Program, Endocrinology Clinic, Gender Clinic, Medical Day Unit and Medical Investigation Unit. The Division provides leadership across the province to support care coordination and best clinical practices through Child Health BC, a provincial network supporting prevention and clinical care for children and youth that includes outreach clinics and telemedicine services.
As the successful candidate for the Division Head position you will have demonstrated both a commitment to academic and clinical excellence in Pediatric Endocrinology over several years and the leadership and management skills that are necessary to ensure high quality clinical service and academic productivity. Within this responsibility, the successful candidate will work actively to encourage a culture of teamwork and collaboration within the Division and will promote patient safety in a family centered environment.
You will have passed or be eligible for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada examinations in Pediatrics or comparable qualifications, and will have completed a recognized training program in Pediatric Endocrinology. The successful candidate will be appointed as a Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor in Pediatrics, commensurate with qualifications and experience as set forth by the guidelines for Pediatric Clinical Faculty Appointment at UBC Faculty of Medicine. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualified candidates should quote the Competition #ENDF-1.0-05 and send their CV and the name, title, rank and contact information of 4 referees (who will not be contacted unless permission is granted by the candidate) to:
Allison Eddy, MD, FRCPC Professor and Head Department Pediatrics, UBC Faculty of Medicine Chief, Pediatric Medicine BC Children’s & BC Women’s Hospital Provincial Health Services Authority Email: Allison.Eddy@cw.bc.ca
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preferred start Date: Fall 2018.
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.
About BC Children's Hospital & The University of British Columbia
The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC, working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British Columbians. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.