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.
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For current medical staff opportunities, please visit the Careers section.
Upon receivership of a online invitation to join the Medical Staff, the following document outlines the the application process.
Online Credentialing Resource Centre:
- 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 are 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)
How do I access the Learning Hub?
If you need help accessing the Learning Hub, read our troubleshooting tips for new and returning users.
If you need help please visit the the Learning Hub contact page.