Vancouver Coastal Health

Emergency Physician

Job ID 2024-122048
City Sechelt
Work Location
Sechelt Hospital
Supplementary Job Title
Physicians & Medical Staff - Emergency Medicine
Labour Agreement
Medical Staff
Position Type
Job Status
Regular Part-Time
Job Category


Please refer to the information below for details regarding salary.

Job Summary

Job Title:

Emergency Physician

Work Site:

Sechelt Hospital



Start Date:

As Soon As Possible

Compensation Type:

Alternative Payment Arrangement


Come work as an Emergency Physician with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Live your dream in vibrant small-town BC! Are you hoping to practice Emergency Medicine at an exemplary hospital in an amazingly varied small community? The Sunshine Coast peninsula is one of BC’s most scenic regions, accessible from West Vancouver by a 40-minute ferry ride.  A backdrop of the majestic Coastal Mountain Range frames a myriad of bike and cross-country skiing trails and miles of sandy beaches.  The area is home to nearly 29,000 residents – concentrated around the larger town centres of Sechelt, Gibsons Landing, and Pender Harbour. This family-friendly community offers highly rated schools and area residents enjoy an idyllic mix of water and land activities.


This part-time position is for a permanent emergency physician accommodating a variety of shifts and beginning as soon as possible.


Come join a well-supported emergency department at 32-bed acute care hospital serving the entire Sunshine Coast. The hospital provides acute surgical, medical and obstetrical inpatient/outpatient services supported by laboratory, diagnostic imaging (including CT) and rehabilitation services.  It is also home to a 4-bed critical care unit.


Education, Licensing, & Experience:

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - Mandatory
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) - Mandatory
  • Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) – Full
  • Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) - Mandatory
  • Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) – Emergency Medicine - Desired
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) - Mandatory
  • Emergency Experience – Mandatory
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PAL) - Mandatory

Closing Statement

Interested in applying? Feel free to reach out to our team, Executive and Medical Staff Talent Acquisition: or click “Apply Now.”


Please note that a resume and cover letter are required to apply for this position.


As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.



VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2023.



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