Family Physician – 3 Bridges

Vancouver Coastal Health

Job Overview

  • Practice or Institution Name Three Bridges Community Health Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health
  • City Vancouver

Come work as a Family Physician at 3 Bridges Primary Care with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is seeking a family physician for the 3 Bridges Primary Care Clinic. We welcome applications from individuals interested in both locum and permanent positions. For those who commit to longer term positions with the team, there are additional remuneration benefits

3 Bridges Primary Care Clinic, located at 1128 Hornby Street in Vancouver, provides primary care services to residents of Vancouver who are living with complex clinical and psycho social needs and require a higher intensity of services to achieve and maintain functional stability. Clients are approached with a view to support the transition to less intense service settings if stability is gained.

Reporting to the Medical Coordinator and to the Medical Director, the physician who accepts this position will play a critical role in supporting the ongoing primary care needs and in the development of an inter-professional shared care team.  They are responsible for providing direct clinical services to patients who present or are referred for their medical care. They foster a collaborative inter-professional practice environment that enhances client-centered services within the associated clinics/sites/programs. They work within a self-directed team of physicians and other inter-professional colleagues to achieve excellence in client-centered care. Please note this is not a Primary Care Network Opportunity. Join our team today!

As a Family Physician at 3 Bridges Primary Care with Vancouver Coastal Health, you will:

  • Providing team based care along with an interdisciplinary team (NP/MD/RN/SW/allied health).
  • Providing substance use services, assessments, supports, and opiate agonist treatment.
  • Providing trauma-informed care to clients with multiple complex health care needs (i.e. HIV, Hep C, mental health/substance use) and psychosocial complexity.
  • Working a predictable weekday schedule as well as participating in a call schedule which includes evening, weekend and statutory holiday coverage.
  • Providing outreach or home visits as needed within the interdisciplinary team.
  • Providing learning opportunities and support for students/residents.
  • Taking part in quality improvement initiatives to improve client outcomes. This includes projects across acute and community care which support service improvements for clients.
  • Providing pro-active chronic disease management by utilizing EMR supports, PSP supports QI initiatives, and maximizing use and scope of interdisciplinary team members.
  • Taking part in interdisciplinary team engagement events/opportunities.
  • Taking part in educational opportunities to advance practice and client outcomes.

Interested in applying? Feel free to reach out to one of the members of our team, Ben Murphy, Talent Acquisition Advisor: [email protected]

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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