Vancouver Coastal Health

General Adult Psychiatrist

Job ID 2023-93266
City Powell River
Work Location
qathet General Hospital
Supplementary Job Title
Physicians & Medical Staff - General Adult Psychiatry
Labour Agreement
Medical Staff
Position Type
Job Status
Regular Full-Time
Job Category

Job Summary

Job Title:

General Adult Psychiatrist

Work Site:

qathet General Hospital


Full Time – Permanent

Start Date:

To be mutually agreed upon

Compensation Type:




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


Join our mental health team on the beautiful Sunshine Coast! This is a hospital-based position in Powell River, BC, where two full time adult psychiatrists will serve diverse mental health and addiction needs. Combination outpatient and inpatient (7 bed psychiatric unit). No overhead. No call. Comprehensive allied health care supports on site, including ACT, ICMT, child psychiatry, counselling, and close collaborative care with family physicians, nurse practitioners and specialists. ECT provided on site. If you enjoy fast paced, acute, and varied team-based work, this position is for you! Applicants with leadership and quality/program improvement experience or training would be a bonus. CME and physician leadership education incentives available.


The region boasts outdoor beauty, recreational opportunities, international music programs, high level hockey programming, excellent schools, and much more!



Education, Licensing, & Experience:

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

Closing Statement

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Please note that a resume is required to apply for this position.


As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees and medical staff working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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


Diversity, equity, 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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