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Chief of Pediatrics

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About the CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest-de-l ’Ile-de-Montréal

Regroupant une grande variété d’établissements de santé affiliés à des universités dans le centre-ouest de Montréal, dont des hôpitaux, des centres de soins de longue durée et des CLSC, le Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) du Centre-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal offre des possibilités infinies. Au sein de ce réseau, vous serez appelé à jouer un rôle de premier plan dans le soutien des continuums et trajectoires de soins pour les clients au sein d’établissements ayant reçu des mentions d’honneur et reconnus à travers le monde pour la qualité des soins et la recherche. Au

CIUSSS, les membres du personnel sont au cœur du réseau. S’appuyant sur des valeurs de compassion et d’intégrité, le CIUSSS se distingue par son statut bilingue et sa riche identité culturelle.

Position description

The organization is currently seeking an individual with demonstrated clinical expertise, educational contributions, and knowledge of the local healthcare network and its’ community partners as its’ Chief of Pediatrics. This exciting opportunity will allow the new Chief to use his or her leadership and management skills, dynamism and strong interpersonal skills to develop a pediatric network within the community served by the CIUSSS Centre-Ouest-de-l’Ile-de-Montreal to meet its’ varied child health mandates.

Reporting to both the Director of Professional Services (DPS) and the Chair of Pediatrics at McGill University, the Chief of Pediatrics will be responsible for overseeing clinical activities, including health service delivery. The Chief of Pediatrics will provide direction and vision in strategic planning related to the development of community partnerships by identifying the needs of the populations served and spearheading initiatives to address them. He or she will identify, build and maintain strong relationships with key partners in the community. They will work with their team of doctors and healthcare professionals in pediatrics to develop a trajectory and model of care for the organization and its’ community. In addition, the Chief of Pediatrics will report with respect to the teaching and research aspects of the academic mission to the Chair of Pediatrics. It is envisioned that the physicians’ activities under the Chief’s supervision will become the nucleus of a new Division of Community Pediatrics within the Faculty’s Department of Pediatrics.

Candidates must be bilingual, with greater than 10 years of experience, preferably in general or developmental pediatrics. Management courses, an MBA or an equivalent are an asset. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated strong communication, listening and organizational skills as well as have a passion for excellence and creativity in problem solving. They will have a knowledge of accreditation and curriculums and will be familiar with the McGill University network.

Qualifications and Education requirements

MD degree, FRCP certification in pediatrics or a pediatric subspecialty.

Job details

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As per qualifications


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Stipend will be as per forthcoming MSSS/FRSQ payscales for Department Chiefs


Interested applicants are asked to submit a signed letter of interest (in French or English) and curriculum vitae to:
Dr Cleve Ziegler (cleve.ziegler [at] and Dr Michael Shevell (michael.shevell [at] by Wednesday October 31, 2018. 

Associate Director of Research in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

The Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, the Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH) of the McGill University Health Center (MUHC) seeks applicants in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine for a full-time Faculty position as Associate Director of Research with Academic appointment commensurate with credentials. The projected start date is July 2018. We are seeking recruitment from mid-level faculty who would be expected to drive and lead the Division’s research program and provide excellence in clinical care related to acutely ill and injured patients. Remuneration, research funding, protected time and infrastructure are competitive to ensure the candidate can successfully purse his/her research endeavours and further develop the Division’s research program.

The M.D. Candidate should be certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or possess comparable qualifications) and be eligible for licensure in the province of Quebec. Candidates must have or obtain a working knowledge of both French and English. The candidate must have demonstrable success in research, external funding and granting as well as mentorship of junior faculty.

The Montreal Children’s Hospital is a quaternary care Academic Pediatric Hospital whose Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine boasts a new, state-of-the-art, 39-bed Emergency Department with an annual census of over 80 000 visits.

The Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine consists of 24 highly trained and experienced BC/BE staff physicians who are a cohesive and energetic team dedicated to research, clinical excellence, teaching and innovation. Members of the Division are actively involved in diverse scholarly activities both at the hospital and university level with expertise in, but not limited to, trauma, patient safety, quality improvement, clinical innovation, medical informatics, medical education, disaster medicine and toxicology.

The Division’s research infrastructure is supported by full-time research assistants, The McConnell Centre for Innovative Medicine which provides researchers access to a full range of clinical research services in a state-of-the-art environment dedicated to clinical research and the Research Institute of the MUHC, an international powerhouse with a worldwide reputation in the field of biomedical sciences and health care with cutting edge equipment, technology and labs supporting over 460 researchers and 1,200 graduate and post-doctoral students and fellows. The Division also has access to the state-of-the-art Arnold and Blema Steinberg Medical Simulation Centre, as well as collaboration across McGill University to use for its training, teaching and research endeavors.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a signed letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: 
The Montreal Children’s Hospital, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine e-mail: penny.gounis [at]