General Internist
Health PEI
Charlottetown, PEI
1 year ago
Start Date
August 12, 2022
Experience Level
General Internal Medicine
Employment Type
Health PEI is seeking a full-time permanent Internal Medicine Specialist for a position beginning in December of 2022. The successful candidate will join the Internal Medicine Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) in Charlottetown
(link is external). 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. 

The Position:
One (1) position beginning December 2022

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.

Please contact the Recruitment and Retention Secretariat at (link sends e-mail) to discuss remuneration information and options in further detail.

Hours of Work:
  • 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. 

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.

  • 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.

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.

To apply, click the inquire button or send C.V. to:
Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat
(902) 368-6302;

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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Charlottetown, PEI
Location Prince Edward Island
The capital and largest city of the province of Prince Edward Island.

The city itself has a population of 36,000 and is part of a larger metropolitan population of about 77,000.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Address 60 Riverside Drive, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

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