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full time Physician - Family Practice at Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 8678

Health PEI is seeking a family medicine physician to provide Hospitalist services at the Prince County Hospital in Summerside, Prince Edward Island.
Hospitalists provide comprehensive inpatient care for unaffiliated patients, including admission history and physical examination, daily medical management, participation in multidisciplinary rounds, family conferences as needed, and discharge planning. Other duties that the PCH hospitalist physician group provide includes “stand by” coverage in the event of high patient census, and acute and targeted outpatient follow up of recently discharged hospitalist inpatients at the hospitalist post discharge clinic.

Located in Prince Edward Island’s charming city, Summerside, the Prince County Hospital, a regional 110-bed hospital with specialty services in Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Anesthesia, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry.

Health PEI is a crown corporation responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services in Prince Edward Island. Health PEI’s Head Office is located in Charlottetown.

Please note this job posting may be used to fill future job vacancies.

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to from on June 14, 2024.

Application Process
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Physician - Family Practice
Prince Edward Island
Employment Type
full time
Hospitalist - Prince County Hospital, Summerside
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
The Hospitalist service runs a rotation of physicians, hospitalists in full-time positions generally provide 7-day coverage. Each physician works alternate weeks, covering up to 17 inpatients. Part-time opportunities are also available.

Hospitalists are paid a daily sessional rate and qualify for premiums for after hours, weekend and holiday work.
Weekend and holiday premiums are remunerated at the applicable rate plus an add-on premium of twenty-five percent (25%).
Overnight on-call coverage responsibilities are shared within the hospitalist group and remunerated by an on-call retainer plus fee for service model.
To discuss remuneration and the details of the position further, contact the Recruitment Secretariat at 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Eligible Moving Expense reimbursements are available.
Opportunity to teach Medical Learners and Residents with faculty appointment at affiliated universities.
Hospital-based electronic health record system with remote access to lab and diagnostic reports may be available.
Other incentives may be applicable, ask for additional details. 
Qualification Requirements
Eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island;
Eligible for certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada;
Hold MCCQE Part I or Licentiate of Medical Council of Canada (LMCC) equivalent;
Membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA);
Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging;
Work experience preferable with at least 1- 2 years of clinical experience working in Canada.
Atlantic Registry

As of May 1, 2023, physicians whose primary practice is in Atlantic Canada (and hold a general registration in either PEI, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia or Newfoundland and Labrador) may be eligible to obtain registration to practice in all four Atlantic Canadian provinces via the Atlantic Registry. For more information or to opt-in to the Atlantic Registry, contact the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island today!

Health Care Workers are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination as per Health PEI’s Covid-19 Immunization and Management Policy. If a new hire is unable to be vaccinated as a result of a medical exemption, they will be required to submit supporting documentation to Employee Health / Wellness and Safety. 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Prince Edward Island 
Street Address 1
16 Fitzroy Street,3rd floor Sullivan Building, PO Box 2000 
Street Address 2
City / Town
Postal / Zip Code
Institution Description
Health PEI is responsible for the delivery of publicly-funded health services in Prince Edward Island. The agency operates hospitals, health centres, public long-term care nursing facilities and community-based programs and services. 
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Health Recruiter 
(902) 368-6414 
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Published on 2024-05-28
Edited on 2024-05-28