Medical Microbiologist - Charlottetown, PEI
Health PEI
Charlottetown, PEI
3 years ago
Start Date
March 22, 2021
Experience Level
Medical Microbiology
Employment Type
Health PEI is seeking a Medical Microbiologist to join our laboratory team of six Pathologists, one Haematopathologist and one Clinical Chemist.  Clinical infectious disease experience would be an asset and support of the antibiotic stewardship program is expected.  The main work location will be the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, located in the province’s capital city of Charlottetown, and a secondary location at Prince County Hospital in Summerside. There is bacteriology and COVID-19 molecular testing at both sites.  Mycology, serology and a breadth of molecular testing are also provided in Charlottetown.

Physicians have the option of a class IV specialist salary or fee-for-service payment modality. The Master Agreement details information related to payment modalities including salary, fee-for-service tariff of fees, on-call payments, and benefits including paid vacation entitlements, CME funding, RRSP program, retention bonus and more.


•    Qualified and licensable candidates may be eligible for a return-in-service grant of $40,000 with a 3-year (5,850 hour) commitment to Health PEI; 
•    Eligible moving expense reimbursements up to $10,000 are available;
•    Opportunity to teach with the PEI Residency Training Program with faculty appointment at Dalhousie University;
•    Electronic patient record system (hospital-based) with access to lab and x-ray reports from office; and
•    Other incentives as per the Master Agreement.

Certifications and Other Requirements:

•    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada eligibility or certification;
•    Eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island;
•    Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging; and
•    Work experience preferable

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To apply, please send your CV to:
Physician Recruitment Coordinator
PEI Health Recruitment and 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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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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Health PEI Head Office
Address 16 Garfield St, Charlottetown, PE C1A 6A5, Canada

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