Family (General Practitioners) and Palliative Care Physicians

Vancouver, British Columbia (CA)
27 Apr 2021
25 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

The world-class city of Vancouver is situated in the southwest corner of British Columbia, surrounded by mountains and ocean vistas. With a population of around 690,000 Vancouver is frequently honoured as one of the best places to live in the World. As North America’s gateway to the Pacific Rim, Vancouver has strong links to international markets and is home to a vibrant mix of cultures. Blessed with a balmy coastal climate, the city offers recreational pursuits to suit every taste and disposition, from extreme skiing and mountain biking, to sailing, golfing, nature walks and meditative retreats. The city boasts myriads of theatres, galleries and restaurants as well as two universities and many colleges.


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering care to the 1.25 million BC residents living in and around Vancouver and the Central Coast. With 10 hospitals, 3,120 physicians, 13 community health centres and over $4.1 billion in funding, we are committed to supporting healthy lives in healthy communities. With a philosophy of providing the best care at the centre of the organization, it shapes how we approach our vision, mission, values, and goals.

The Role

Vancouver Coastal Health is actively seeking Family (General Practitioners) and Palliative Care Physicians who are interested in relocating to beautiful British Columbia, specifically based in downtown Vancouver. 
Both direct clinical care and physician leadership opportunities currently exist in the areas of Urgent Primary Care, Longitudinal Primary Care, and Palliative Care,  for qualified candidates.  

Vancouver Community of Care is one of three communities of care within the VCH geography.  Our community Program areas include: Mental Health, Substance Use, Primary Care, Home Health, Home Support, Community Palliative Care & Home Hospice, Long Term Care and Community Geriatrics. VCH Vancouver Community services broadly have a mandate to serve the most complex/frail demographic of our population.  

For more information, please email: where you will be able to connect with a Family Physician who was sponsored by VCH and relocated in 2015 from NHS Scotland, and, who has both clinical and leadership roles within VCH.  

Who you are

As one of the successful candidates, you will:

  • Be eligible for Provisional licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC)
  • Come with excellent references;
  • Have extensive training and experience of working in community-based settings ;
  • Have a sense of adventure and want to live in one of the best places on the planet.

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