Pediatric Neurologist (Neuromuscular)
Regular Full Time
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology
BC Children’s Hospital
The University of British Columbia (UBC)
Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA effective October 26, 2021.
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. BCCH also operates a wide 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 and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.
BCCH 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: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities.
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.
The Division of Neurology provides the only tertiary/quaternary level of care for children with neurological disorders in British Columbia. We have a comprehensive Pediatric Neurology program, featuring subspecialty programs in epilepsy, neurogenetics, neuro-oncology, neuromuscular disorders, brain mapping and neonatal neurology. We have a high quality Pediatric Neurology Residency program through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons as well as robust training opportunities for residents from Adult Neurology and Pediatrics and medical students.
The Division of Pediatric Neurology seeks a pediatric neurologist, with fellowship training in neuromuscular disorders, to join their well-established program. The position will have an emphasis on clinical care, research and education. We are involved in education of residents in Pediatric neurology in the Royal College program and in the education for pediatric, adult neurology and rehabilitation medicine.
The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the clinical, and educational programs of the Division of Neurology and hold a clinical faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The successful candidate will be Royal College Neurology certified or equivalent with additional training in pediatric neuromuscular disorders and the ability to perform and interpret EMGs and NCS. The successful candidate must be eligible to obtain a specialist’s license to practice in British Columbia. The ideal candidate will have additional training in pediatric neuromuscular disease after residency and must have successfully passed or be eligible to write the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists EMG examination and /or the American Board of Electrodiagnostic medicine examination.
Applications, accompanied by a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and the name, title, rank and contact information of four references, should be directed to:
Dr. Mary Connolly
Head, Division of Pediatric Neurology
BC Children’s Hospital
Room K3-179, 4480 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
Start date for this position is as soon as possible. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
PHSA, BCCH and UBC 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.