Vancouver Coastal Health

Family Practice Obstetrics Physician - Powell River

Job ID 2023-93268
City Powell River
Work Location
qathet General Hospital
Supplementary Job Title
Physicians & Medical Staff - Family Practice: Obstetrics & Gynecology
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:

Primary Care Obstetrical Provider

Work Site:

qathet General Hospital


Full Time

Start Date:

To be mutually agreed upon

Compensation Type:

Clinical Service Contract



Come work as a Primary Care Obstetrical Provider with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!


Join a collaborative, multidisciplinary perinatal service in beautiful Powell River, BC. We are seeking a general practitioner with particular interest and skillset in full scope primary obstetrical care. This urgent locum coverage has the opportunity to transition to a permanent position.


qathet General Hospital is developing a new and exciting full service perinatal program with the local support and collaboration of our obstetrician/gynecologist, family doctors, midwifery, nursing, and lactation consultation. Come be a part of this important, exciting work which is integral to optimizing and retaining rural perinatal services!


Although the expectation would be provision of primary obstetrical care, there is also the option to combine this work with general fee for service family practice/hospitalist work in one of the community clinics and in hospital.


Powell River is a Sunshine Coast community, accessible from the Lower Mainland by both ferry and air travel. Boasting unparalleled natural beauty and a temperate climate, Powell River is a nature adventurers dream.




Education, Licensing, & Experience:

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License - Provisional
  • Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) Eligible
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
  • Obstetric Experience
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PAL)


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, 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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