General Internal Medicine Physician

Vancouver Coastal Health

Job Overview

  • Practice or Institution Name Vancouver Coastal Health
  • City Richmond

Come work as a General Internal Medicine Physician with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Richmond Hospital is seeking a locum General Internal Medicine specialist to provide services to a geriatric population in a team-based model with support from Geriatrics and Geri Psychiatry on a dedicated Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE) unit. The successful applicant will become a member of the Department of Internal Medicine and will be required to participate in a call rota. The successful candidate will be working 1 week every month at Richmond Hospital.

  • 32-bed unit staffed by two Internists and a Nurse Practitioner
  • Work includes ward wounds, new admissions, allied health care rounds, liaising with specialists
  • Scheduled 10h shifts, (0700-1700 or 0800-1800) typically scheduled 7 days at a time Mon-Sun (with flexibility) (approx 70 hours week)
  • Some expected home/night call compensated separately on MOCAP
  • Quality improvement and teaching opportunities available

Richmond is an attractive community with one of the fastest aging populations in Canada. Bordering the City of Vancouver, Richmond offers top-rated schools, and convenient access to the recreational and leisure activities, arts, and culture that have made the Lower Mainland of British Columbia famous throughout the world.


Education, Licensing, & Experience:

  • Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) – Full/US Certified License
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) – Mandatory
  • Eligible to work in BC (includes IRCC)

Closing Statement

Interested in applying? Feel free to reach out to Ben Murphy, Executive and Medical Staff Talent Acquisition Advisor: [email protected]

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 2024.

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