Vancouver Coastal Health

Emergency Physician

Job ID 2023-93259
City Richmond
Work Location
Richmond Hospital
Work Area
Richmond Hospital
Labour Agreement
Medical Staff
Position Type
Job Status
Temporary Full-Time
Job Category
End Date


Please refer to the information below for details regarding salary.

Job Summary

Job Title:

Emergency Physician

Work Site:

Richmond Hospital


Locum - Full Time, Part Time

Start Date:

July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025

Compensation Type:

Alternative Payment Arrangement


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


Richmond Hospital is a busy 200+ bed community teaching hospital in the heart of the culturally diverse city of Richmond, BC. It is near the Vancouver airport and a short 20-minute drive to downtown Vancouver. We are part of Vancouver Coastal Health and we see approximately 60,000 ED visits per year. The hospital is fully supported by most services and within very close proximity to those services not on-site. In the Emergency Department, we currently have 29 full-time members as well as locums on staff and have 11 scheduled shifts per day. We see a diverse mix of both adult and paediatric patients. We are looking for interested emergency physicians to join our group as summer locums with the possibility of ongoing shifts thereafter.


So why consider us?


We are an engaged, collegial group with extremely supportive members. New grads are very welcome and encouraged to apply.


Scheduling is fair, transparent and unbiased and allows physicians to balance their home and work lives.


We offer a very active education program (Journal Club, Education Rounds, M&M Rounds, fortnightly Mock Codes).


We are a very well-respected group within our hospital. Over the years, we have fostered an excellent rapport with other departments and also maintain a healthy relationship with Administration.


Education, Licensing, & Experience:

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) - Desired
  • Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License - Full
  • Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) – Emergency Medicine - Desired
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) - Eligible
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PAL)

Closing Statement

Interested in applying? Feel free to reach out to one of the members of our team, Olivia Todd, Talent Acquisition Advisor:, or click “Apply Now.”


Please note that a resume is 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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