BC IVIg Neuromuscular Neurology Screening Panel
BC Provincial Blood Coordinating Office (PBCO)
The BC Provincial Blood Coordinating Office (PBCO) is a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). Collaborating closely with provincial stakeholders, the PBCO facilitates the advancement of transfusion medicine practices through unique initiatives and programs that support the effective and appropriate use of blood and blood products across the province.
PBCO is a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which 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. You will be part of a network of more than 2,700 specialized physicians who impact patient care daily, within the largest network of tertiary services in B.C. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.
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The PBCO coordinates and supports the BC IVIg Neuromuscular Neurology Program. This program provides support for the appropriate use of Ig (IVIg and SCIg) through the provision of clinical guidance and consultation to support physicians across the province in clinical management of adult patients with conditions where Immune Globulin (Ig) therapy is being considered.
The BC IVIg Neuromuscular Neurology Program is looking for a Neuromuscular Specialist to join the BC IVIg Neuromuscular Neurology screening panel. You will join a three-member panel comprised of physicians with expertise in Neuromuscular conditions.
Utilizing your Clinical and Neuromuscular expertise and strong interpersonal and communication skills you will:
Review and provide guidance and screening regarding Ig requests for select Neuromuscular conditions
Support education for health care professionals in the province regarding optimal care planning for neuromuscular patients receiving Ig treatment
Provide leadership in helping to ensure that IVIg use in neuromuscular neurology conditions aligns with minimum effective dosing recommendations and that positive clinical outcomes are demonstrated.
Participate in various unique and innovate initiatives aimed at supporting and improving the BC IVIg Neuromuscular Neurology Program.
The time commitment associated with this role includes bimonthly panel meetings (approx. 2 hours), screening (call) coverage 4 months per year plus optional project work activities in order to fulfill the program objectives.
The successful candidate must be licensed with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of British Columbia as well as Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Neurology. Formal Neuromuscular training and/or experience are required.
Applications, accompanied by a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and the name, title, rank and contact information of 2 referees should be directed to:
Kevin P.W. Wang,
Advisor, Talent Acquisition – Physician and Scientific Recruitment
Provincial Health Services Authority
The start date for this position is May 1st, 2021. Applications will be accepted until March 31st, 2021.
PBCO and PHSA are committed to employment equity and hire on the basis of merit. 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. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.