Gastroenterologist – Charlottetown

Are you looking for an incredible opportunity to work in an environment that fosters a strong culture of teamwork? How about living in a community that encourages work-life balance?   If so, then look no further…

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Department of Internal Medicine is seeking a second full-time permanent Gastroenterologist. The specialist will provide the full scope of practice as a Gastroenterologist, including a shared call schedule among 14 Internists, outpatient consultation, and follow up service.

Located in Charlottetown, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital is operated by Health PEI, a crown corporation 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.

The Position:

One (1) position beginning immediately


Physicians have the option of choosing a salary or fee-for-service payment modality. The Master Agreement details information related to payment modalities including salary, 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.

To further discuss remuneration information and options, contact us at

Hours of work:

•    Full-time hours for a salaried physician is defined as 37.5 hours per week.
•    Full-time contract-for-service hours is based on a maximum of 1,725 hours per year.

Incentives and benefits:

•    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

•    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;
•    ERCP training is considered an asset, but not a requirement; and
•    Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging.

To apply, please send your CV to:

Physician Recruitment Coordinator
PEI Health Recruitment and Retention Secretariat
“In the event of a discrepancy in information on this website and the Master Agreement, the Master Agreement shall prevail.”

Published date: 
January 14, 2021