Job Posting
full time Physician - Family Practice at Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 8695

Health PEI is seeking Family Medicine Physicians who will provide services which may include shifts in a Rural Hospital Emergency Department, inpatient rounds and on-call coverage and work in community-based clinics.

This position will provide coverage in one of the two rural counties in the province.

Prince County
Western Hospital in Alberton is a rural acute care facility with an emergency department that operates between 8 am and 8 pm, and has an inpatient unit with 25 beds (23 medical & 2 palliative).
Community Hospital in O’Leary is an extended care facility with 9 convalescent beds and 4 palliative beds. Coverage for palliative patients is not required.
Kings County
Kings County Memorial Hospital in Montague is a rural acute care facility with an emergency department that operates between 8 am and 8 pm and has an inpatient unit with 30 beds.
Souris Hospital in Souris is a rural acute care facility with 17 inpatient beds. Souris Hospital also provides ambulatory and extended care services to residents and visitors.
Health PEI operates four collaborative health centres in West Prince in the communities of Alberton, O’Leary, Tyne Valley and Tignish. Health PEI operates three collaborative health centres in Kings County in the communities of Montague, Murray River and Souris.

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, PEI.

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: healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca.

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

Application Process
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Summary
Specialty
Physician - Family Practice
Region
Prince Edward Island
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
Family Medicine Physician Rural Acute Care
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
Office hours can be full or part-time, Monday-Friday up to a maximum of 37.5 hours/week.
Evening clinic hours may be available depending upon health system need.
Emergency Department shifts, In-patient coverage and unaffiliated patient clinics will fluctuate and will be mutually agreed upon between the Rural Acute Care Physician and Medical Director.

The Physician will have a choice of pay modality for Primary Care work: salary, contract-for-services or fee for service.

Salary Pay Model
Hourly Rate: Hourly rate + 31% of approved shadow billings.
Hours per week: 37.5 hours/week, 1950 hours/year. *prorated for part-time.
Vacation: 4-6 weeks/year depending on experience. *prorated for part-time.
Sick: 11.25 hours/month for each continuous month of service.
CME: Up to 75 hours per year and $5000 per year (for 0.6FTE or higher).
Pension: Yes.
Group Insurance Benefits: Yes.
Charts and support staff: Responsibility of Health PEI. Staff may be Health PEI or hired by landlord.
Contract for Services
Hourly Rate: Hourly rate + 31% of approved shadow billings.
Hours per week: 1725 per year – can be divided by physicians as they like.
Vacation: Unpaid – Physician directed.
Sick: Unpaid – Physician directed.
CME: Funding available through MSPEI.
Pension: Not applicable.
Group Insurance Benefits: Not applicable.
Charts and support staff: Responsibility of Health PEI. Staff may be Health PEI or hired by landlord.
Fee for Service
Hourly Rate: Billing as per the tariff
Hours per week: Physician directed.
Vacation: Unpaid – Physician directed.
Sick: Unpaid – Physician directed.
CME: Funding available through MSPEI.
Pension: Not applicable.
Group Insurance Benefits: Not applicable.
Charts and support staff: Responsibility of the physician.


Refer to the Family Medicine Earning Potential Guide to understand the various payment options and potential compensation.
Inpatient care and Emergency Department shifts are considered outside regular salaried or contract-for-service hours and are paid on a fee-for-service basis and sessional hours respectively.
Additional information related to blended payments (shadow billings); on-call payments; salary benefits including paid vacation entitlements, CME funding, RRSP program can be provided.
To discuss remuneration and the details of the position further, contact the Recruitment Secretariat at healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca.

 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
Return-in-Service Incentive and eligible Moving Expense reimbursements are available.
Opportunity to teach Medical Learners and Residents with faculty appointment at affiliated universities.
Community and Hospital-based electronic health record system with access to diagnostic reports available.
Other incentives may be applicable, ask for additional details.
https://physiciancareerspei.ca/compensation-and-incentives/ 
Qualification Requirements
Education
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

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. 
Experience
 
Certifications
 
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
Charlottetown 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
C1A7N8 
 
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)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
 
Community Size
unspecified 
Community Website
-
   
 
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Health Recruiter 
Phone
(902) 368-6414 
Fax
 
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Published on 2024-05-28
Edited on 2024-05-28