Emergency Medicine – Prince County Hospital - Summerside

The Prince County Hospital Emergency Department (ED), located in scenic Summerside, PEI, is looking for a full time Emergency Room physician, to join our current group which consists of eight full-time and three part-time physicians.

Our 20-bed shop has most of the accoutrements of a modern ED and offers a broad scope of practice. Here, you’ll take the lead in the management of trauma, STEMI, stroke, and code blue patients in a well-organized and collegial environment. Our team has dedicated resources ready to safely manage and support our provincial Covid-19 response if and when it may be required. 

The Prince County Hospital is a regional hospital that has 110-beds with a six bed ICU that provides specialty services in Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Anesthesia, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, ENT and Psychiatry.

Remuneration:

  • $175.00 per hour;
  • 31% (April 1, 2018) of submitted and approved shadow-billing based on the Master Agreement between the Medical Society of PEI, the Government of Prince Edward Island and Health PEI. For details, please refer to the Master Agreement;
  • Nights, weekends and holidays are paid at a premium (weekday and weekend nights from midnight to 8:00AM are an additional 50% of the sessional rate; weekend (and holiday) day shifts from 8:00AM to midnight are an additional 25% of the sessional rate); and
  • Additional separate billing fees from third-party payers (for example Worker's Compensation and Quebec/International patients).

Hours of Work:

  • 15 shifts per month
  •  5 days on 5 days off, a mix of morning, afternoon, evening, and overnight, 7 or 8 hours shifts

Incentives:

  • Prince County Hospital Emergency Medicine candidates may be eligible for a return-in-service grant of $80,000 with a 4-year (7,800 hour) commitment to Health PEI;
  • Eligible moving expense reimbursement is available;
  • Opportunity to teach with the Family Medicine Residency Training Program with faculty appointment from Dalhousie Medical School;
  • Electronic hospital patient record system (CERNER); and
  • Computerized provider order entry system (CPOE). 

Certifications and Requirements:

  • Eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI;
  • Eligibility for appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging; and
  • Candidates must have FRCP(EM), CCFP (EM) or comparable emergency department experience. 

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, please email your CV 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."

This competition may be used to staff similar positions of this nature in the future.
    

Published date: 
December 22, 2021
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