Job Posting
full time Physician - Family Practice at Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 8702

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital has opportunities for physicians to join their Emergency Department team that provides the full scope of emergency medicine services.
Located in the capital city of Charlottetown, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital is the provincial referral centre for specialized hospital services. It is operated by Health PEI, a crown corporation responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services in Prince Edward Island. Health PEI’s head office is located at 16 Garfield Street, Charlottetown, PEI.

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s Emergency Department has 45,000 visits per year with excellent specialty and subspecialty back-up, and offers an interesting mix of pediatric and adult emergency medicine with high acuity. There is triple coverage for 19 hours/day, and a group of 19 collegial full and part time physicians.

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

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Physician - Family Practice
Prince Edward Island
Employment Type
full time
Emergency Physician - Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
As outlined in the ED schedule.
Sessional rate of $175.00 per hour (with lucrative opportunities for additional remuneration as outlined below)
31% of submitted and approved shadow-billing.
Nights, weekends and holidays are paid at a premium (weekday and weekend nights from midnight to 8:00AM are an additional 50% of the sessional rate; weekend (and holiday) day shifts from 8:00AM to midnight are an additional 20% of the sessional rate).
Eligibility to claim an Administrative Meeting fee ($50/15 minutes) as per section 32 of the Master Agreement.
Additional separate billing fees from third-party payers (for example Worker’s Compensation and Quebec/International patients).
For further details related to remuneration, please refer to the Master Agreement. This agreement is between the Medical Society of PEI, the Government of Prince Edward Island and Health PEI.
Refer to the Emergency Medicine Earning Potential Guide to understand the various payment options and potential compensation. 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
May be eligible for a return-in-service grant of $100,000 with a 3-year (5,850 hour) commitment to Health PEI;
Eligible moving expense reimbursement is available.
Opportunity to teach with the Family Medicine Residency Training Program with faculty appointment from Dalhousie Medical School.
Electronic hospital patient record system (CERNER).
Computerized provider order entry system (CPOE).  
Qualification Requirements
Eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI;
Eligibility for appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging; and
Candidates must have FRCP(EM), CCFP (EM) or comparable emergency department experience.
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. 
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 2024-05-31
Edited on 2024-05-31