Specialty Emergency Medicine

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is seeking one or more Emergency Physicians to join their group in a full-time clinical capacity at the following hospital:

Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) Emergency Department sees approximately 95,000 patients per year and houses a Level 1 Trauma Centre. VGH is a 850 bed adult tertiary care hospital focusing on world class tertiary, trauma and neurological care. This provides for a diverse and professionally rewarding career. VGH is located 5 minutes from downtown Vancouver.

The successful applicant will be FRCPC-EM, CCFP-EM, or ABEM (with a BC practice license) qualified, and will come with excellent references as well as experience in training/working in a high acuity and volume centre.

We are seeking candidates who are interested in a full-time clinical commitment, approximately 13 shifts per month as well as those interested in part time commitment. The salary is not fee-for-service but rather based on an alternate payment contract and consistent with that of a full-time emergency physician in British Columbia. Details will be provided to interested candidates.

Vancouver is a beautiful cosmopolitan city on the Pacific Ocean. British Columbia’s mild weather makes it ideal for those that enjoy exploring nature and those that are active in sports. World class skiing is just two hours away at Whistler.

Our groups are highly collegial and, support strong research and academic educational programs. Both FRCPC and CCFP (EM) residents are trained within our regional Emergency Departments. We encourage members to pursue outside activities both medical and non-medical.

Employer: Vancouver Coastal Health:

Work to be performed at:

Vancouver General Hospital

Interested applicants, please apply to Health Match BC Posting by clicking on the "Request Info" link below.

Please include with your application a cover letter, CV and any other relevant documents for review.



Compensation Type
Alternative Payment Arrangement
Estimated Remuneration
$292,981 (estimated)

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