Infectious Disease Specialist - Summerside, PEI
Health PEI
Charlottetown, PEI
2 years ago
Start Date
February 14, 2022
Experience Level
Infectious Disease
Employment Type
Health PEI is seeking a 1.0 FTE permanent Infectious Disease Specialist to join the Internal Medicine Department. This position is a provincial resource with the primary practice location at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and supporting the Prince County Hospital in Summerside, PEI. The successful candidate will join a large internal medicine group who share equitable call 

Infectious Disease Specialists are responsible to provide consultation on patients with complex infectious diseases in the ambulatory and inpatient settings including but not limited to:
  • Nosocomial infections
  • HIV 
  • Hepatitis C
  • Mycobacterial infections
  • Antibiotic resistant organisms
  • Parasitic and tropical infections
  • Respiratory viruses including SARS CoV-2
  • Provide advice on antibiotic choice, delivery method and duration. NB formal antimicrobial stewardship is not considered part of this role
  • Provide clinical advice on outbreaks. NB formal infection prevention and control is not considered part of this role
In addition this role will be essential in assessing the additional needs for infectious diseases physicians in PEI and helping to grow the program. 

Health PEI, a crown corporation, is 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.


One (1.0 FTE) position beginning immediately 


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 rate; 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 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

  • This position is eligible for a 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 health record that provides province-wide access to hospital and outpatient clinic notes, lab and imaging;
  • Opportunities to participate and take leadership positions in local and national committees; and
  • Other incentives as per the Master Agreement 

Certifications and Other Requirements:
  • FRCPC or eligibility for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification;
  • Eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island; and
  • Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging. 

To apply, send C.V. to:

Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat
(902) 368-6302;

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.

“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:

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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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