Vancouver Coastal Health

General Adult Psychiatrist

Job ID 2024-123398
City North Vancouver
Work Location
Lions Gate Hospital - NS
Supplementary Job Title
Physicians & Medical Staff - General Adult Psychiatry
Labour Agreement
Medical Staff
Position Type
Job Status
Regular Full-Time
Job Category


Please refer to the information below for details regarding salary.

Job Summary

Job Title:

General Adult Psychiatrist

Work Site:

Hope Centre and Lions Gate Hospital



Start Date:


Compensation Type:



Come work as a Psychiatrist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

We are seeking two new psychiatrists with a background to work within the North Shore Mental Health Services Program. The successful applicant would work as part of a multidisciplinary clinical treatment team providing direct assessments for patients/clients/families and would have opportunities to serve various program areas within the North Shore with a focus on acute inpatient care for young adults aged 17 – 25; other areas of care will be general outpatient services. There is also an opportunity to hold a clinical faculty appointment with the University of British Columbia and be active in teaching residents and medical students.


Education, Licensing, & Experience:

  • Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC)- Full
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)- Mandatory
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)- Mandatory

Closing Statement

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


Please note that a resume and coverletter 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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