Locum Offering (June 24, 2019 – January 20, 2020)

The Vancouver General Hospital is an academic Level 1 trauma centre affiliated
with the University of British Columbia which receives tertiary/quaternary referrals
from across the province of British Columbia. The Section of Trauma Surgery
staffs clinical teaching services for both Trauma Surgery and Acute Care General
Our group of 5 academic surgeons is offering a limited locum placement for a
qualified candidate with fellowship training in trauma seeking to further
consolidate career interests in research, education, global health and/or
administration related to trauma and/or acute care surgery. We offer a minimum
of 14 clinical weeks (Trauma and Acute Care Surgery) with an expected income
of $200,000 with opportunity for additional trauma night-call. Licensure for the
independent practice in the province of British Columbia and malpractice
insurance is required.
The ideal candidate would pursue an established research interest over the
course of the period for which he/she would apply for independent funding. The
locum would also participate in all activities of the Section of Trauma Surgery
including teaching at the medical student, resident and fellow level, quality
assurance, and clinical care improvement activities such as practice guideline
development. This is a unique opportunity for a recently qualified general
surgeon with trauma sub-specialization to build academic professional
experience through collaboration with an accomplished group of trauma
surgeons in a major Canadian trauma centre.
Interested candidates are asked to forward a letter of interest and curriculum
vitae to:
Ms. Sylvia Donnelly
Trauma Services
Vancouver General Hospital
855 12 th Avenue West
Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9
Tel. 604-875-5292