JOB POSTING: Locum Temporary Full Time Position at BCCH (apply by 31-Jan-2020)
DIVISION OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY, ONCOLOGY, AND BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION
DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
BC CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL VANCOUVER, B.C. CANADA
Locum Temporary Full Time Position
April 2020 to December 2020
The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology, Oncology, Bone and Marrow Transplantation has an outstanding opportunity for a Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist to join our well-established team at BCCH in the capacity of locum tenens.
Responsibilities encompass patient care and teaching. Applicants must have passed or be eligible for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada examinations in pediatrics, and will have completed a recognized training program in pediatric hematology/oncology.
The anticipated start date is April, 2020.
Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2020. Interested individuals should submit their most current CV, cover letter and names of three references as soon as possible to:
Caron Strahlendorf. MB.BCh., FCP, FRCPC, DHealth
Head, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT
BC Children’s Hospital
British Columbia 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 Research Institute, and collaborations with other institutions.
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: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities.
The Oncology/Hematology/BMT program has recently moved to the new Teck Acute Centre, at the Oak Street Campus of the BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Care Centre. The new inpatient unit features 27 single-patient rooms. The new outpatient unit features 23 single-patient rooms. The program sees 140 new oncology patients and 400 new hematology consultations per year, and performs 25 transplants annually. Additionally, the program is a funded member of the Children’s Oncology Group and has a highly productive research program with over 3 million dollars of grant funding per year.
BCCH and the UBC Department of Pediatrics hire on the basis of merit and encourage all qualified persons to apply. Canadian law requires that qualified Canadians and permanent residents will be given preference.