Family Medicine Opportunities in PEI
Health PEI
3 years ago
Start Date
March 4, 2021
Experience Level
Family Medicine
Employment Type
Health PEI is seeking Family Medicine physicians for a variety of full-time and locum opportunities across Prince Edward Island. Opportunities in urban and rural centers with flexible pay structures are available.

A Family Medicine physician is provided a financial grant with a return-in-service commitment up to a maximum of $115,000 (location dependent). To learn more about RIS commitments, please contact

Designated areas eligible for a Family Medicine return-in-service grant with a three (3) year commitment are:

•    Charlottetown/Stratford/Cornwall - $50,000* 
•    Summerside and Three Rivers - $90,000* 
•    West of Summerside and East of Three Rivers - $115,000* 

*Upon signing of return in service Contract and commencing work, eligible candidates will receive 50% of grant within 30 business days of their start date and the remaining 50% of the grant over year two and year three.

To learn more about RIS commitments, please contact

Physicians can choose a salary or fee-for-service payment modality. Information related to payment modalities as well as benefits including paid vacation entitlements, CME funding, RRSP program, and more can be found in the Master Agreement. Return-in-Service Grant and eligible Moving Expense reimbursements may be available. 

Certifications and Requirements
* MCCQE Part 1 (LMCC) 
* Eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI
* Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging
* CCFP physicians will be given priority

To apply, please send your CV to:
Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat

Health Care Workers are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination as per Health PEI’s Covid-19 Immunization and Management Policy. In the event that 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.

Health PEI
Head Office 16 Garfield St, Charlottetown, PE C1A 6A5, Canada
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Health PEI is responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services in Prince Edward Island. The organization operates hospitals, health centres, public long-term care nursing facilities and community-based programs and services.

Health PEI’s primary goals are to:
  • provide Islanders with safe, quality, person-centered care and services;
  • provide access to appropriate care by the right provider in the right setting; and
  • optimize resources and processes to sustain a viable health care system.
The Health PEI Board of Directors governs the agency, is accountable to the Minister of Health and Wellness and works collectively on behalf of all Islanders to ensure the management and delivery of safe, quality health care. The board also oversees the Chief Executive Officer who works with a broad range of dedicated health care professionals and administrative staff to provide high quality health care that is measured against national standards.

Health PEI was created in July 2010 marking a major step toward realizing a One Island Health System that provides Islanders with the right care, by the right provider, in the right place. 

(From the Health PEI website:

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Health PEI Head Office
Address 16 Garfield St, Charlottetown, PE C1A 6A5, Canada

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