Fellowship and Career Opportunities

(Update Aug 17, 2015)

General Pediatrician – Oakridge Pediatrics

Good morning

We are a group of 6 pediatricians who are looking for a 7th pediatrician. We are located in Oakridge mall and are called “Oakridge Pediatrics”

Most of us are interested in developmental pediatrics and most of us are doing also some or more primary care pediatrics.

We one  night call during the week and one weekend call rotating. These are very quiet calls.

Can you please see if there is some one that wants to join us, the sooner the better.

Dr. Yigal Kaikov
ykaikov@cw.bc.ca


(Update Aug 8, 2015)

General Pediatrician – Medicine Hat, AB

Pediatrician Recruitment – Pediatrics Child Health


(Update July 16, 2015)

General Pediatrics Locum – Dr. Bhanji Clinic

Dr. Bhanji is looking for clinic coverage for a few days this summer. If at all interested please contact his clinic at 604-322-1440 or kiddyklinic@aol.com.


(Update May 4, 2015)

General Pediatrics Locum – Red Deer, AB

Good morning!  I would like to invite you to consider an opportunity to locum in general community pediatrics in Red Deer, AB, starting as early as this July, to cover a maternity leave.  We are looking for someone to work full time in the clinic as well as on call, but the total duration of coverage is flexible, from 3-10 months with the chance to continue permanently afterwards.

Red Deer is situated between Calgary and Edmonton, about 90 minutes from each of these cities.  Our population is about 90,500 but we service all of Central Alberta, whose catchment area includes about 450,000 people in total.  Red Deer’s hospital has a 12-bed pediatric ward as well as a 16-bed level 2B NICU, which takes babies delivered at 32 weeks and older.  Our units are well supported with NICU rescusitation nurses, RTs, anesthesia, and other subspecialists.  In- and out-patients have good access to dieticians, OTs, PTs, SLPs and other developmental supports.

Our practice is a consulting practice / referral base only.  Call shifts are 12 hours long, can be done from home, and one can expect to work between 6-8 of these per month, generally spread out among days, nights and weekends.  With this in mind, this leaves 2-4 days of clinic per week, which is flexible.

Having graduated from Edmonton’s peds program in 2013, I have been working here for 2 years and I’m having a hard time accepting that I’ll be off for a while!  I’ve been blessed with excellent, supportive & approachable colleagues, and an office that is extremely well run.  Overhead costs are quite competitive and include both typing and billing services.  This is a fantastic opportunity for new grads!

Please contact me at emmi.driedger@ualberta.ca or 403-872-7403 for more information.

Dr Emmi Driedger


General Pediatrics Locum – Orillia, ON

DATES: DEC 1, 2015 – JULY 31, 2016. (or part of this time)

Come and spend 8 months with a fabulous, energetic, and supportive group of 7 Paediatricians in beautiful cottage country.

I am looking for a locum to manage my established consulting paediatrics practice in Orillia, Ontario, during my upcoming maternity leave. See ad below.

Sincerely,

Melanie Colpitts

mcolpitts@osmh.on.ca

705-327-9143

Colpitts locum ad 2015


 

(Update April 23, 2015)

General Pediatrician – Brantford, Ontario

You will join five experienced Paediatricians at our friendly and well-run community hospital to provide in-hospital care in Paediatrics and Level 1 and 2 Neonatal Units while maintaining a consulting office practice. Requirements include FRCP, Ontario licence, and recent or upcoming PALS and NALS certifications. Contact Alice Preston, Medical Recruitment and Retention Specialist at (519) 751-5544 ext 2354 or e-mail apreston@bchsys.org.

Ad – Paediatrician – Brantford – 2015

General Pediatrician – Burnaby Hospital

Pediatrician:  Burnaby Hospital

BH is looking for General Pediatrician to join their call group . Call involves consultations for the Emergency and Labour/Delivery unit and will be approximately 6 times a month.

There is a 8 bed level 2 nursery, but no inpatient pediatric beds. There may also be opportunities to join a pediatrician for office consultations.

Facility Details: Burnaby Hospital is a 286-bed hospital offering medical, surgical, obstetric, tertiary palliative care, psychiatry, as well as 24/7 emergency services with 70,000 visits annually.

Status: Full Time

Qualifications:  FRCPC (Eligible)

Compensation:  Fee for Service

Deadline for application:  Open until filled

Contact:

INTERESTED CANDIDATES MAY SUBMIT A CV TO:

physicianrecruitment@fraserhealth.ca

Dr Ebbeson may also be contacted with questions.


(Update April 9, 2015)

General Pediatrician – 1 year opportunity – Corner Brook, NL

Openings for Locums: 

Name

Place

Availability

Interest

Alisa Lipson

Vancouver, Oakridge Centre, with Oakridge Pediatrics group

September 1 2015 through third week of December; option to start in August if desired.

This is a general pediatrics and developmental pediatrics practice. Great experience for new grads in the developmental issues common in general peds. Excellent working environment.
2-3 days in the office. Option to consult in General Peds in Family Practice at UBC each Wed AM.

Sue Kalaher

Office in New Westminster, call at Burnaby Hospital.

June 27- August 31

General Pediatrics

Manoj Parameshwar

Penticton Regional Hospital

From July 13 to Aug 3, inclusive

Mainly for office practice, on call (1:4) would also be available.

Karenza Van Leeve

Kamloops

November 2-27

Consulting office pediatrics Mon-Thurs with on call coverage 1 in 6
Level 1 MOCAP
Level 2b NICU 32week prems

 


(Update April 7, 2015)

Locum Pediatrician – Nanaimo – Summer 2015

I am desperately seeking Locum for June 29th to July 5th and/or July 27th to August 2nd.  Or even just the weekends!

Hospital on service week with weekend call at NRGH, level 2b NICU.  Keep all billings. No overhead.

Opportunity for longer Locum if desired.

Please email me for details if interested.  And feel free to pass on!

Thanks
Jane

Email: janepegg1@gmail.com

Locum Pediatrician – Penticton – Summer 2015

I am a Paediatrician in Penticton Regional Hospital. I am going to be away from July 13th to Aug 3, inclusive and would like to have Locum cover for my office during this period. It is mainly for my office practice, but on call (1:4) would also be available if needed.

Once I have the persons name, I can apply for expenses etc though Interior Health.

Regards

Manoj Parameshwar, MBBS, DCH, MRCPI, MRCP(UK)
Paediatrician
125 – 725 Carmi Avenue
Penticton, BC V2A 3G8
Office: +1 778 476 5788
Fax: +1 778 476 5789
Cell: +1 778 931 0101

Email: mparameshwar@gmail.com


 

(Update March 30, 2015)

Global Health Opportunity – Rwanda


 

(Update March 24, 2015)

Hospital Pediatrician – Alberta Children’s Hospital – Calgary, AB


 

(Update March 19, 2015)

Part-time General Pediatrician – Family Practice Office

Part-time pediatrician needed.  Group of family physicians who do scheduled, full scope family practice, as well as an urgent care, no appointment necessary practice, are in need of a pediatrician to attend once per week for pediatric consultations.  This model has worked very well for the pediatrician and the clinic in the past.  Our clinic would do all of the scheduling, and would provide office space and support staff.  The pediatrician would just be responsible for their own billings and dictation services.  This would be a great opportunity for a new graduate pediatrician who is looking to build their practice, or for a semi-retired experienced pediatrician who would only like to work part-time.  Patient demographics are very favorable with a wide mix of patients from different ethnic backgrounds.  For further information, please contact Devon Krahenbil (Office Manager) at 604-771-1081 or parhar.assist@ubc.ca.


 

(Update March 17, 2015)

Global Health Opportunity – Malawi – Summer 2015

Dear Global Health Colleagues:

I have a great opportunity, beginning as early as the summer of 2015, to work in Malawi for 9-12 months. The site is Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH), in Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe where you would work in the Pediatric department, which has 300+ inpatient beds.

The position would consist of continuing a research project involving respiratory illnesses and becoming part of a team of 6-7 Pediatricians covering the inpatient wards. This would also include teaching 3d year Malawian Medical students.  Housing would be included.

The ideal candidate would have GH experience doing clinical work in a resource limited setting. Acute care skills would be ideal as well as some clinical research experience. A recent graduate with the right skill set could fit this opportunity.

Please contact me off line and send me your CV if you are interested.

Sincerely,

Dr. Chuck Schubert

Chuck.Schubert@cchmc.org

Chuck Schubert MD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Director Global Health,

Pediatric Residency Program


(Update March 4, 2015)

MD Program Manager/Director – Liberia 

We have been able to secure funding for two additional one year positions to support the residency training program in Liberia.  One position is an MD Program Manager/Director and the other is a residency program coordinator (non MD but MPH or equivalent preferred).  The goal of these positions is to build the training infrastructure and coordination and to train Liberians who will assume these positions at the end of a year.

ACCEL Program Manager&Residency Coordinator Positions

 

General Pediatrician Locum – Victoria – Summer 2015

Hey all!
Just writing the annual email regarding locums – if you or anyone you know are interested in some work over the summer please let me know.  I am reasonably flexible regarding the dates, and I think any segment between June – September would be potentially workable.
Please note I have moved office locations and now work out of Grow Health on Admirals road.  This is a very modern and brand new clinic, with general practice, maternity and early child care – + Maria Kang  and I doing our paediatric work in the dedicated paediatric office.  The office is great and very fun to work in!  Fresh flowers and fruit abound.
Please let me know, and feel free to forward my information on to others.
Dr. Janice Manthorne
Pediatrician
Victoria General Hospital

General Pediatrician Locum – Dr. Lipson – Summer to Dec 2015

I will be out of town Sep through end of December 2015, and need someone to cover my practice.  I do a lot of behaviour and development, and also general peds.  I also consult to family practice at UBC 1 AM per week, which is a lot of fun.  Though I am also at Sunny Hill 1 day a week (Mondays), that would not be included in the locum and I do not schedule Thursdays.  So practically speaking it is 3 full days per week.  Or part thereof.
I would be happy to provide some training before I leave, it is not difficult work, and it is very interesting. I usually am in town in August, and I do not work in the office then, so the locum could start as early as August, or even July.
Anyone who is interested or has questions can contact me.
Thanks!
Alisa Lipson
604 261-3943  (home)
604 781-3943 (cell)
604 266-1874 (office)
ablipson@mail.ubc.ca.

(Update Feb 23, 2015)

General Pediatrician Locum – Calgary 

I’m looking for a Locum to cover my upcoming maternity leave. I’m due June 21st but hope to be off from June 12th onward. I hope to be off until November 23rd and return only 1 day a week at first (this is negotiable).

I’m looking for coverage for Mondays, Tuesday afternoons and Fridays.

I work in downtown Calgary on 9th Ave and 4th street in Gulf Canada Square, which is right by the Calgary Tower. Our clinic is called Associate Pediatrics and is part of a larger physician group that has been in operation in Calgary since the 1920s. There are 40 physicians in all that work on our floor of the building. There is also a laboratory, pharmacy and diagnostic imaging center right on our floor. It makes sending patients for tests very simple.

Our pediatric office is group of 5 female physicians and everyone is very open to answering questions and lending a helping hand. That’s a big part of why I joined this practice. We also have lovely office staff, as well as a large “central” administration office. Our office manager is exceptionally experienced and very approachable.

I love the downtown location as it’s easy to get to on transit (both C-Train and bus), and our building is attached to Bankers Hall/TD square so I can run errands on my lunch break or after work (kind of deadly if you have a shopping habit).

I have a consultant-based practice and only see patients with referrals. So, billing is optimized. My practice is still quite young (I’ve been in practice for just over a year) so honestly I see pretty simple cases. I see ex premature babies, ADHD, sleeping issues, picky eating, the odd type-A worried mom and some primary care (in cases where I really like the families).

We use a EMR called “Jonoke” that is very user friendly and easy to learn. I’m a bit detail oriented so my notes are very complete as are the past problem lists etc. I have heaps of visit templates so it makes charting a breeze. I’ve also accumulated my entire collection of patient handouts on Evernote – which of course I’ll pass your way- so all those resources are a click away. All of the notes are also on hard copy in the office if you prefer.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Dr. Laine Racher

<laineracher@gmail.com>

General Pediatrician Locum – Vernon Summer 2015

Our group in Vernon would appreciate if you could pass this message along to your graduating 4th year residents. We are looking for a locum or locums to help cover our summer holidays in July and August. We provide inpatient (ER, Peds inpatient, nursery and delivery services) at Vernon Jubilee Hospital and have office practices. The dates are negotiable at this time and we would appreciate any possible coverage. Please feel free to contact me at this email  or Jody.Snook@interiorhealth.ca. Our office number is 250-558-5506. Please feel to contact us with any questions. Thank you.Cheers,
Jody Snook

 

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(Update Jan 8th, 2014)

General Pediatrician Position – Lake of the Woods District Hospital

General Paediatrician Position – Lake of the Woods District Hospital

Sent on behalf of Mr. Mark Balcaen, President and CEO, and Dr. J.K. MacDonald, Chief of Staff, Lake of the Woods District Hospital

To Whom It May Concern:

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital is currently recruiting for a Pediatrician in our community and for our 84 bed hospital. Please see attached poster for more information.

We do not know if your program is able to advertise, but it would be greatly appreciated if you could please share this opportunity with your learners and residents.

Thank you in advance for considering.

Sincerely,

Mark Balcaen, M.H.Sc., FACHE               Dr. J.K. MacDonald , M.D., FRCP

President and CEO                                              Chief of Staff

Lake of the Woods District Hospital                      Lake of the Woods District Hospital

(807) 468-9861 extension 2241                           (807) 468-9861 extension 2480

mbalcaen@lwdh.on.ca                                        jkmacdonald@lwdh.on.ca

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(Update Jan 8th, 2014)

Locum General Pediatrician Position – Victoria 

I am looking for a locum to cover my community office and hospital based paediatric practice in beautiful Victoria, BC. There is a wide breadth of paediatrics in Victoria, serving many communities on Vancouver Island. My hospital responsibilities include call and rounding weeks for the paediatric ward and Level 2 and 3 NICU. I am looking for a locum from July 2015 until the beginning of January 2016. Please contact me if you would like more information or are interested in all/a portion of this locum!

Thank you!

Krystal Cullen (formerly O’Byrne)

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(Update Nov 3, 2014)

Full time Faculty Position, Division of Developmental Pediatrics

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Click Here for More Info – Advertisement developmental peds FINAL Oct 2014

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(Update Sept 30, 2014)

MEDICAL EDUCATION ADVISOR – CAMBODIA

Medical Education Advisor

Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) is a non-profit organization which provides free medical care to children in Siem Reap and serves as an official teaching hospital. AHC is looking for a highly motivated expatriate who can fulfill the currently vacant position of Medical Education Advisor

The successful applicant will be a highly motivated person holding a medical degree and having a strong track record of mentoring more junior physicians to develop their professional skills.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assist in overseeing, revising and ensuring implementation of Angkor Hospital for Children’s Certificate of Pediatrics and sub-specialty curricula.
  • Participate in daily rounds and teaching activity as a mentor to AHC’s senior clinicians/faculty members.
  • In collaboration with Medical Education Committee help develop yearly Medical Education Action PlansReport to the Medical Education Committee progress and challenges in implementing committee approved educational plans.
  • Assist in the coordination of pediatric clinical volunteers.

Note: This position does not entail providing direct clinical care.

Requirements:

  • Expatriate with Medical Doctor Degree from an accredited program.
  • Former qualification in faculty development highly desired.
  • Excellent English Skills. Preference for native English speaker.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively as a part of a multinational team.
Applications can be emailed to job@angkorhospital.org. More information can be found at http://angkorhospital.org/news-events/jobs/

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(Update Sept 30, 2014)

CHOP GLOBAL HEALTH FELLOWSHIP 

Dear Colleagues,

 The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Pediatric Global Health Fellowship is actively recruiting for two fellowship positions to begin our academic global health fellowship training program in July. Fellowship openings include two-year positions in the Dominican Republic and in Botswana with clinical service, dedicated research, and global health faculty mentoring.

 Please share this reminder with early career pediatricians and/or third year pediatric residents who are interested in pursuing a career in pediatric global health. The deadline for applications is approaching and we would love to hear from interested candidates as soon as possible.

 Interested applicants can contact the fellowship director, Rodney Finalle MD or the fellowship coordinator JacQuita Lewis as noted below:

 

Rodney Finalle, MD

Fellowship Director

finalle@email.chop.edu

JacQuita Lewis

Fellowship Coordinator

LewisJA@email.chop.edu

Global Health fellowship information, brochure, and application can be found at:

http://www.chop.edu/service/international-medicine/global-health/pincus-fellowship/

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(Update Sept 25, 2014)

DUNCAN PEDIATRICS POSITION

Duncan Pediatrician Opportunity

Dear Pediatricians,

The Department of Paediatrics at Cowichan District Hospital in Duncan, Vancouver Island, is seeking 2 paediatricians to join 3 others along with a collegial medical staff of Family Practitioners, Emergency Medicine, Anesthesia, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Urology, ENT, Ophthalmology, General & Subspecialty Internists, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pathology, and Radiology.

Kindly see the attached file for more information.

To apply, please forward letter of interest, CV, and names of 3 references to:
Physician Recruitment, Island Health
Email:  physicians@viha.ca<mailto:physicians@viha.ca> / Fax:  250-716-7747

Best Regards,
Francesca Velotti
Association Coordinator

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UBC Clinician Investigator Program 2015/17 Academic Year

Sent on behalf of Dr. Sian Spacey, Director UBC Clinician Investigator Program

We are pleased to announce our  Call for Applications for the UBC Clinician Investigator Program for the 2015/2017 academic year.

The UBC Clinician Investigator program is designed to provide a combined research and clinical training stream for residents in Clinical Specialty Programs at UBC. The aim is to encourage young physicians to pursue careers as clinician-scientists and to renew the clinical academic faculty at UBC and other Canadian Medical Schools.

This aim will be accomplished by providing clinical trainees two years of protected research fellowship. The UBC CIP follows the guidelines of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) and is approved by the RCPSC.

Application Deadline:  December 1, 2014

For eligibility and complete application guidelines, please check our website at http://www.cipubc.ca/app.html.

Please contact me if you need further assistance.

With kind regards and thanks,

 

Tessa Feuchuk

Program Manager, UBC Clinician Investigator Program

Faculty of Medicine, Dean’s Office, Postgraduate Education

Gordon & Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre

11th Floor, 2775 Laurel, Street, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9

Phone: 604-875-4834

Fax: 604-875-4847

Email: tessa.feuchuk@postgrad.med.ubc.ca

Website: www.cipubc.ca

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2015 GLOBAL HEALTH SERVICE PARTNERSHIP APPLICATIONS – Updated July 12, 2014

***Applications to be a 2015 Global Health Service Partnership Volunteer Close on December 5, 2014.***

The Seed Global Health, the U.S. Peace Corps, and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR),  have launched the Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) to strengthen health care workforce capacity in resource-limited countries so that better health care is available worldwide. The Partnership collaborates with local teaching institutions educating future nurses and physicians and collaborating with fellow faculty.

Clinical faculty is severely lacking in many medical and nursing schools in sub-Saharan Africa.  It is crucial to help fill this critical gap and GHSP is actively recruiting physicians and nurses to serve as faculty at schools in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda.  Seed Global Health has seen great need for pediatrician educators and we are focused on increasing pediatrician recruitment for July 2015 deployment.

To find out more about the GHSP educator positions, click here.

GHSP participants make one year commitment as Peace Corps Response volunteers and as such receive monthly living stipends, transportation to and from their country of service, comprehensive medical care, vacation days, and readjustment allowance. In addition, through loan and debt repayment of up to $30,000, Seed Global Health reduces the barriers for the highest-qualified candidates to volunteer in the GHSP program.

***Applications to deploy in July 2015 are due December 5, 2014.***

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NEW POSITION AT BCCH (0.2 FTE) – Updated July 12, 2014

A newly created Pediatrician (General or Specialist) position is available at BC Children’s Hospital, one-day per week to serve in the role of Pediatric Subspecialists Electronic Medical Record Leader and our representative on the CERNER Pediatric Leadership Council. In collaboration with at least two other CERNER-supported Children’s Hospitals, the goal of this project is to develop electronic order-sets and Power Plans for patients hospitalized at BC Children’s who have complex, rare and/or specialty-specific disorders that will not be easily managed using the General Pediatric electronic order-sets that are currently being developed by the provincial CST project.

The position is available now. Please contact Dr. Allison Eddy if you are interested: allison.eddy@cw.bc.ca

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION – Updated June 30, 2014

Job Description for LFHC ED Position Jan 2014

Friends Without A Border, the founder of Angkor Hospital for Children in Siem Reap, Cambodia, is in the process of founding Lao Friends Hospital for Children in Luang Prabang, Laos.
The ED will design programs for LFHC, hire and train medical personnel, and assist the procurement of medical needs. Once opened, the ED will be responsible for managing daily operations, oversight of educational programs, grant writing and management, and budget planning and monitoring. A long-term commitment required.

Visit www.fwab.org for more information.
Send CV with cover letter to hr@fwab.org

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Pediatrician for the Edmundston Regional  Hospital in Edmundston, NB (May 23, 2014)

Job posting – Pediatrician EN

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