Job Posting
full time Physician - Family Practice at Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 8686

Health PEI is seeking Family Medicine Physicians with experience and/or interest in Oncology care for both short and long-term locum assignments.
Health PEI is looking for individuals to join the collegial, multi-disciplinary team within the Provincial Oncology program. Family Medicine Physicians play an essential role in providing direct patient care at the PEI Cancer Treatment Centre with responsibilities including the delivery of facility based in-patient care and community-based oncology treatment. The physician works closely with specialist colleagues in both Medical and Radiation Oncology through each phase of a patient’s journey with malignancy. The Prince Edward Island Cancer Treatment Centre is located at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown, PEI. A satellite clinic at Prince County Hospital, Summerside also provides patients from Western PEI access to systemic therapy and follow-up care. While successful candidates will typically be based out of Charlottetown, travel to Summerside may be required on an intermittent basis to meet system needs.

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

Come to work, live and play on Prince Edward Island. Small and mighty, Prince Edward Island is home to more than ninety Family Medicine Physicians. Our physicians want to talk to you about available opportunities. Please reach out by email:

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
Short-Term & Long-Term Family Medicine Physician – Oncology
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire

Short- and long-term full-time locum positions are available depending on candidate availability and experience.
Duties will include in-patient and outpatient clinical service to support patient care and treatment delivery during regular business hours Monday-Friday with potential requirement for after-hours work.
Participation in the Provincial Oncology on-call schedule with specialist back-up.

Physicians have the option of choosing a fee for service or contract for services remuneration.
Please contact the Recruitment and Retention Secretariat at to discuss remuneration information and options in further detail. 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Reimbursement of the MCC-AMR Application Fee and PEI Application Fee costs when you apply for licensing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI online through Physicians Apply
Reimbursement of registration fees with the College of Physicians and Surgeons
Coverage of dues with the Medical Society of PEI.
Cost of return travel to Prince Edward Island based on an economy airfare to a maximum of $2,000. If traveling by car, mileage will be reimbursed as determined by PEI Treasury Board rates and bridge and road tolls reimbursed with submission of receipts. Reimbursement for travel by car is not to exceed the cost of economy airfare. Reimbursement for travel over $2000 will be considered with prior approval from the Locum Program Coordinator where no other options exist.
Option a)

$200 per day with no receipts; or
Option b)

Reimbursement for car rental up to $1,400 weekly with receipts.
Coverage of hotel accommodations during the length of the locum stay on Prince Edward Island, up to a maximum of $300 per night with receipts.
$50 per day living expense stipend will be provided during the locum period (no receipts required).
Car rental and accommodation costs exceeding the rates indicated above require advance approval by the Locum Program Coordinator.

Non-working days – for Options A & B, locums will be reimbursed as per their selected option, where this cost is less than the return travel home on off days. *For reimbursement for non-working days will be considered with prior approval from the Locum Program Coordinator. Hospital-based electronic health record system with access to lab and x-ray reports from office may be available. 
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);
Eligible for appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff with appropriate privileging;
Work experience preferable with at least 1- 2 years of clinical experience working in Canada.
Experience and/or training in the general care of Oncology patients.
In accordance with the Canadian Immigration regulations, preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada; however, all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Atlantic Registry

Starting 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.

In the event of a discrepancy in information on this website and the Master Agreement, the Master Agreement shall prevail. 
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