Specialty Hospitalist

Subspecialty Family Practice or Internal Medicine

Role and Facility Information

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

Lions Gate Hospital (LGH) provides a full range of general and many specialized acute care services including emergency and critical care, general medicine, general surgery, maternity, pediatrics, neurology, neurosurgery, cardiology, orthopedics, psychiatry, palliative care, chemotherapy,
diagnostics, nuclear medicine, and rehabilitative services. A recognized trauma centre, LGH has 268 inpatient beds, eight operating rooms, and a variety of diagnostic services and equipment, and serves a large population in rural and urban settings including the North Shore, Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton and Mount Currie, the Sunshine Coast and Powell River.

Lions Gate Hospital is currently seeking qualified full and/or part time Hospitalists to provide MRP medical services to acute care medical patients, geriatrics, and MRP care for neurological, neurosurgical and orthopedic patient populations, with consultant support. The successful applicants will become a member of the Division of Hospitalists within the Department of Medicine at Lions Gate Hospital and will be required to participate in an on-call rotation, which is approximately once per week. Both full-time and part-time positions require 5- and/or 7-day rotations. Applicants should have a strong interest in integrating and developing their acute care hospitalist practice within the Lions Gate Hospitalist group. The role includes the opportunity and obligation to teach UBC medical students and R1 and R2 UBC Family Practice residents.


Education, Licensing, & Experience:
• Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) – Full
• Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) – Mandatory
• Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) - Mandatory

Please note that a resume and cover letter 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



Compensation Type
Alternative Payment Arrangement
Estimated Remuneration
Physician Overhead

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The city of North Vancouver is a dynamic urban municipality, which combines specialty shopping, thriving commercial areas and diverse housing. It is also an important maritime centre and transportation hub for the Greater Vancouver Regional District. Located at the edge of BC’s Coast Mountain range, North Vancouver is a scenic gateway to an enormous wilderness playground that contributes greatly to the quality of life of its citizens. With a favourable coastal climate characterized by mild winters and warm summers, it is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy sailing, swimming, cycling and skiing.

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