Position profile – The Division of Respiratory Medicine at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) is seeking a Locum in General Respirology. The successful candidate will work on the multidisciplinary VGH inpatient and consultation services, as well as the general Respiratory outpatient clinic at VGH. Candidates will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of medical professionals on a dynamic, multidisciplinary team.
The VGH Division of Respiratory Medicine offers a comprehensive range of clinical programs, including dedicated clinics in severe asthma, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, and one of the largest lung transplantation programs in Canada. VGH is the largest tertiary care hospital in Vancouver, offering specialized care to residents of greater Vancouver and across the province of British Columbia.
Location of practice – Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia
Timing and Duration – Flexible start date (June 1 – Oct 1, 2018). Locum duration will range from 3-12 months depending on candidate availability and institutional needs.
Qualifications / Requirements of the position – All applicants must be eligible for a medical license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia, must hold a Royal College certification in Respiratory Medicine, and have an established track record of providing high quality Respirology consultation and teaching. Experience with inpatient management of lung transplantation patients is desirable.
To Apply – Vancouver Coastal Health supports a shared commitment to a Representative Workforce that is respectful and inclusive of all staff and clients and welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Interested candidates should submit their letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
James Johnston, MD, MPH, FRCPC
Respiratory Division Head Vancouver Acute Services
Clinical Associate Professor, UBC
The Lung Centre, 7th Floor 2775 Laurel Street
Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9