UBC Department of Urologic Sciences
Dept of Surgery, BC Children’s Hospital
As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.
BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children and youth from across British Columbia.
BCCH 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 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.
British Columbia Children’s Hospital and the University of British Columbia are seeking a full-time pediatric Urologist. B.C. Children’s Hospital serves as the major referral centre for infants and children throughout the province of B.C. and the Yukon (population 4.8 million), and provides comprehensive, family-centered, interdisciplinary diagnosis and treatment for congenital and acquired urological conditions, traumatic injuries, cancer, Renal replacement therapy and other complex health conditions of childhood.
The successful candidate will replace a retiring full time Pediatric Urologist and join three other established pediatric urologists at a comprehensive, freestanding, newly built Children’s Hospital with an established teaching focus, including an accredited Urology Residency, and a newly developed Pediatric Urology fellowship program. The preferred candidate will have certification in Urology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) and have successfully completed an accredited fellowship in Pediatric Urology. Demonstrated expertise and/or a proven record in teaching, research, robotic and MIS Urological surgeries and pediatric renal transplantation are required. An advanced degree in clinical or basic research, surgical education or Health Systems Leadership is a desirable asset. There is an expectation of commitment to the teaching of undergraduate students, residents and fellows. Participation in outreach activities, telehealth, a multidisciplinary spinal cord clinic and transition care is required. The on call rota will be 1 in 4.
Candidates must be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC. Candidates must also be eligible for appointment to the Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia. Remuneration and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications, should include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and a surgical case log documenting the candidate’s most recent 12 months of activity. Also required are names, titles, ranks and contact information of 3 referees that should be directed to:
Andrew E MacNeily, MD, FRCSC, FAAP Professor and Head
Division of Pediatric Urology
BC Children’s Hospital
Room K0-134 – 4480 Oak Street Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
The anticipated start date for this position is July 1st 2022. Applications will be accepted until Dec 31st 2021.
PHSA and BCCH 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 value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.