Job Posting
full time Physician - Internal Medicine at Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 8707

Health PEI is seeking a full-time permanent Internal Medicine Specialist, beginning immediately.
The successful candidate will join the Internal Medicine Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) in Charlottetown.

The Internal Medicine Department currently has 14 FTEs with a mixture of general internal medicine and subspecialty physicians. The QEH is a 243-bed provincial referral facility and general hospital. Health PEI is a crown corporation responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services in PEI.

Job Duties
General Internal Medicine practice providing inpatient and outpatient care. A special interest would be considered an asset;
Participate in the Internal Medicine on-call schedule, providing general medicine consultations within the hospital and the ER, as well as after-hours ICU coverage; and
Additional asset: Critical Care expertise and involvement in the closed ICU alongside 7-8 other physicians.

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

Application Process
Please visit the original posting on, the Canadian physician job registry, to apply for this vacancy.

Physician - Internal Medicine
Prince Edward Island
Employment Type
full time
General Internal Medicine Specialist - Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Full-time hours for a salaried physician is defined as 37.5 hours per week; and
Full-time contract-for-service hours is based on a maximum of 1,725 hours per year.

Physicians have the option of choosing a salary, contract-for-service, or fee-for-service payment modality. Information related to payment modalities, including salary; hourly contract-for-service rates; fee-for-service tariff of fees; blended payments (shadow billings); on-call payments; and benefits including paid vacation entitlements, CME funding, RRSP program, and more can be found in the Master Agreement.
Refer to the General Internal Medicine Earning Potential Guide to understand the various payment options and potential compensation.
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
Eligible moving expense reimbursement is available;
Teaching medical students and residents is an option, and appointments with Dalhousie University and Memorial University medical schools are available; and
PEI has hospital based province-wide electronic health records giving access to lab reports, radiology reports and images, and physician notes. 
Qualification Requirements
The successful candidate must have certification or eligible by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) with FRCPC in Internal Medicine;
Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI; and
US Boards are also acceptable.
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. 
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