Credentialing and privileging
All medical staff in accredited non-hospital facilities in British Columbia must undergo an appointment process. Privileges at a non-hospital facility are requested through the medical director of the facility.
Apply to be appointed
All medical staff in accredited non-hospital facilities in British Columbia must undergo an appointment process.
Application for appointment to a non-hospital medical/surgical facility:
Applications are accepted electronically or by paper. Incomplete applications will be returned to the facility.
Applications for appointment and all supporting documentation must be submitted to the facility’s medical director.
|Application type||Processing time||Fee|
|Routine (physicians, dentists, podiatrists)||60 days||
|Routine (surgical assist)||60 days||$150|
|Urgent (applies to all classes of applicants and depends on available resources)||5 business days (medical director to call NHMSFAP)||$1,000|