Human Resources

The human resources team is here to provide support for the hiring needs of various research programs. This service is available to all the Researchers with funds held in Providence Research trust accounts. The Human Resources team can assist you with HR matters including recruitment, job descriptions, performance evaluations, contracts and terminations. Please contact one of us for any of your HR needs.

Kelly Ceron
Human Resources Manager
Phone: 604-806-8570

Chris Robinson
Human Resources Coordinator
Phone: 604-682-2344 Local 62859


Information for New Hires

Issuing of PHC ID Badges - this card is necessary for all personnel working in the hospital and authorization will be provided by your unit manger or centre leader. Protection Services is located on the 4th Floor of the Comox building. Your ID Badge is the property of St. Paul’s Hospital and must be returned to your manager or supervisor upon termination or leaving your position.

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday 8:30am - noon and 1pm - 4pm
Wednesday    8:30am - noon
Thursday    1pm - 4pm

If you lose or misplace your ID card please contact Protection Services at local 68819 so that the card can be deactivated immediately.

Library Card

As of May 1, 2013, UBC library services have changed at St. Paul's Hospital.

Space previously occupied by St. Paul's Hospital Library is now study space overseen by the UBC Faculty of Medicine, located at Room 1555, Level 1 Providence Building. This space is available to UBC students and hospital employees.

PHC staff who are not located at SPH/Hornby/Howe site may obtain a library card with authorization from your principal investigator, providing they are a UBC faculty member. Complete the form found here. If staff does not fall in any of the above categories, please contact Providence Research ( for information about obtaining a community library card (

For more details on the amended UBC library services, visit:

PHC staff also have access to online journals through the Electronic Health Library (e-HLbc). Staff can access from any PHC computer, or access remotely with a special login and password. This information can be obtained from the Providence Research intranet page available on PHC Connect


Parking in the downtown core can be expensive and difficult to find. Underground parking is available for staff at St. Paul’s Hospital. The staff discount rate is currently $5.50 per 14 hours or $12.50 for 30 hours.

Advanced Parking is offering special monthly rates of $100.00 + tax in the Supervalue parking lot (Lot #9027) located at 1237 Davie Street. Email a copy of your ID Badge to You can also call them at 604-909-3787.

Alternate Parking Options

Sheraton Wall Centre is located at 1088 Burrard Street entrance to the parking lot is from Hornby street, just past Subway. Phone 604-893-7186.

  • Special rate of $14.00 per day
  • You must show your ID badge in order to get this discounted rate.

St Andrew’s Church parking is located behind the Century Plaza Hotel at 1022 Nelson Street (half a block from the Comox Street entrance):

  • Gated secured parking
  • Security patrolled
  • 100 stalls currently available
  • $125.00 per month
  • Hourly transient parking for visitors and staff

Contact DPS Parking at 604-681-8797.

Landis Hotel and Suites is located at 1200 Hornby Street on the corner of Hornby and Davie:

  • Secured parking
  • Security patrolled
  • 20 stalls available
  • $110 per month plus tax
  • Daily rate is 20.00 per day plus tax

For more information, please contact: Khaled Ali at 604-681-3555, email

Commuting by Bicycle

There is a special lock-up area located in the Parkade of the hospital. You will need to have access added to your ID swipe card. Please call Protection Services at 68819 for access. Do not lock your bike to anything other than a bike rack, or it may be removed by Security.


The YMCA is located just down the street at 955 Burrard Street. They offer a 10% discounted rate off of any of the Adult, Couple or Family rates posted. There is a onetime $50.00 sign up fee.

Restaurants that Offer Discounts to Staff

Show your PHC ID card to enjoy special discounts at the following local restaurants:

  • Mongoli BBQ - 10%
  • Fountainhead Pub - 10%
  • Junction Pub - 10%
  • Subway - 10%
  • Denny’s on Davie - 20%