Applications for medical staff privileges are requested through Vancouver Coastal Health’s local medical directors and department or division heads who are responsible for the health human resource planning.
For current medical staff opportunities, please visit the Careers section.
Upon receivership of an online invitation to join the Medical Staff, the following document outlines the application process.
Instructions for New Applicants
Instruction guide for the online Provincial Practitioner Credentialing and Privileging System, AppCentral.
Quick user guides and demo videos can be found at our Resources Page
Completion of the following online modules is a requirement for Credentialing and Privileging at Vancouver Coastal Health. All courses are online via Learning Hub. Inserted below are the direct links to the courses required for appointment at VCH.
Name & (estimated time to complete the module):
Infection Prevention and Control Practices for Direct/Professional Clinical Care Providers (60 minutes)
(also known as the BC Infection Control and Hand Hygiene Module)
Confidentiality Undertaking for VCH Medical Staff (Physicians) (15 minutes)
Safe Medication Order Writing (30 minutes)
Fluoroscopy: Practical Radiation Protection (45 minutes)
If Fluoroscopy is part of your medical practice
Mental Health Act (Physicians) (45 minutes)
If you are a Psychiatrist or will be working with Psychiatric patients
For those sites with CST Cerner Implemented or to be implemented:
CST Cerner – Privacy & Confidentiality in CST Cerner (15 minutes)
Computer Confidence Check (<5 minutes)
If you need help accessing the Learning Hub, read check out the troubleshooting tips for new and returning users.
If you need help please visit the Learning Hub contact page.