Provincial Health Services Authority Clinical Geneticist – Short-Term Locum Contract in Vancouver, BC

Provincial Health Services Authority

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Clinical Geneticist – Short-Term Locum
Vancouver, BC

Or equivalent degree, must be eligible for permanent licensing in the province of British Columbia, as well as having specialist certification in medical…

BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is the only facility in British Columbia devoted primarily to the health of women, newborns, and families. It provides a broad range of specialized women’s health services that address the health needs of women of all ages and backgrounds. BC Women’s is one of the largest maternity facilities in Canada and is both the major primary and secondary maternity services provider in the Lower Mainland and the cornerstone of the provincial tertiary care system. As an academic health centre, BCW’s mandate includes providing strong leadership in research and the education and professional development of health care professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve.

BC Women’s is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which plans, manages, and evaluates selected 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.

Clinical Geneticist

Provincial Medical Genetics Program

Short-Term Locum Position

BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre

Vancouver, BC

The BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre invites applications for a Clinical Geneticist Locum position in the Provincial Medical Genetics Program.

The Provincial Medical Genetics Program provides comprehensive genetic services to the province of British Columbia and has a long tradition of excellence in clinical care, education and research. This position entails clinical service delivery for families seen with prenatal and general genetic concerns. In addition to regular scheduled clinics, the Clinical Geneticist locum will also be expected to perform on-call services and outreach clinics.

Candidates for this position will have an M.D . or equivalent degree, must be eligible for permanent licensing in the province of British Columbia, as well as having specialist certification in medical genetics with either the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists, or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Candidates will also be considered if they possess comparable training and certification from other countries. Compensation will be determined by qualifications and clinical experience according to the Provincial Medical Services Plan.

Start date is expected to be Fall 2014 and will be dependent on the best suited candidate.

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified.

Applications, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, and names of three references, should be sent to:

Dr. Lorne Clarke,

Interim Medical Director

Department of Medical Genetics

C201 – 4500 Oak Street

Vancouver, BC Canada V6H 3N1

Tel: 604-875-2157

Fax: 604-875-3490

Email: [email protected]

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-25
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