Hematologic Oncologist / Medical Oncologist, PEI Cancer Treatment Centre
Health PEI
Charlottetown, PEI
3 years ago
Start Date
March 17, 2021
Experience Level
Employment Type
Health PEI is currently seeking a Hematologic Oncologist or a Medical Oncologist, with a strong interest in hematologic oncology, to join a multidisciplinary oncology team. 

The PEI Cancer Treatment Centre is a small but modern medical and radiation oncology facility attached to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown. Services are also provided at a satellite centre in Summerside. There are three practicing Medical Oncologists and two Radiation Oncologists, supported by GP Oncologists and a Nurse Practitioner. Additionally, there is a small clinical trials program. 

The Position:

One (1) position beginning immediately


Physicians have the option of choosing between a salary with benefits, professional contract, or fee-for-service payment modality. Information related to payment modalities and volume incentives, including salary; fee-for-service tariff of fees; blended payments (shadow billings); on-call payments; and benefits including paid vacation, CME funding, RRSP program, and more can be found in the Master Agreement

Please contact the Recruitment and Retention Secretariat at healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca to discuss remuneration information and options in further detail.

Hours of Work:

•    Full-time hours (37.5 hours per week) and on-call coverage as required

Job duties:

•    Act as a consultant in Medical and Hematologic Oncology in Prince Edward Island in outpatient and inpatient services; and

•    Participation in the on-call services for Oncology patients

  • This position is eligible for a Signing Bonus/Return-in-Service Grant and moving expense reimbursement;
  • Faculty appointments at Dalhousie and Memorial Universities are available for teaching students and residents, without remuneration.
  • Electronic patient record system (hospital-based) with access to lab and x-ray reports from office;
  • Opportunities to participate and take leadership positions in local and national committees; and
  • Other incentives as per the Master Agreement 


•    The successful candidate must have certification, or be deemed eligible for certification, by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada;
•    Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI; and
•    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.

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, send C.V. to:

Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat
(902) 368-6302; healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca

“In the event of a discrepancy in information on this website and the Master Agreement, the Master Agreement shall prevail.”

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: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/topic/health-pei)

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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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