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. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. 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 Child and Family Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.
BCCH is an agency 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.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Temp Part-Time (0.20 FTE)
Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia
BC Children’s Hospital
Vancouver, BC, Canada
As an experienced and licensed Clinical Psychiatrist, you will use your advanced knowledge and expertise in the mental health treatment of children to provide direct psychiatric consultation to children and youth referred to the Child Protection Service Unit. You will bring expertise in psychiatric assessment, testing and interpretation to this critical role, where you will be a key member of a multidisciplinary assessment team comprised of nurses, social workers, psychologists and pediatricians.
You will use your extensive hands-on experience and background in assessing and treating complex clinical problems to support the ongoing education of our team, and further the mental health of children within the province of British Columbia.
You have a fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent, with a Psychiatric specialty, and are eligible for licensure in the province of British Columbia. You have also achieved sub-specialty status for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, or are in the process of obtaining this.
If you share our passion for this specialized area of psychiatry we invite you to consider joining our team.
Qualified candidates should submit their most current CV, covering letter and the name, rank and contact information of 4 referees to:
Dr. Margaret Colbourne,
Director, Child Protection Service Unit
Child and Family Clinic, B.C. Children’s Hospital
Via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The position will be open until filled.
BCCH and UBC hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. English is the official language used at PHSA.
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