Family Practice Anesthetist - Summerside

The Anesthesiology Department at the Prince County Hospital is seeking full-time permanent Family Practice Anesthetist to join its team of health care professionals. The FPA is responsible for the care of patients before, during and after surgical operations, labour and delivery, and certain interventional procedures. The Physician will provide anesthetic services to patients for surgical, obstetrical, therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. This will include elective and emergency operations, anesthetic consultations, acute care management services, and other anesthetic. FPA physicians will also have the ability to provide support in the Emergency Department if desired. 

Located in Summerside, the Prince County Hospital is operated by Health PEI, a crown corporation responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services in Prince Edward Island. This regional hospital has 110-beds with a six bed ICU that provides specialty services in Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Anesthesia, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, ENT and Psychiatry.

How about living in a sea-side community that encourages work-life balance? Prince Edward Island offers you:

•    some of the most affordable housing costs in the country;
•    lots of green space and waterfront;
•    sport and leisure activities;
•    short commute times; and
•    low crime rates and safe neighbourhoods.


Physicians have the option of choosing a salary, contract for service, or fee-for-service payment modality. 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 can be found in the Master Agreement.
To discuss remuneration and options in further detail, contact the Recruitment and Retention Secretariat 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.


•    Qualified and licensable candidates may be eligible for a return in service grant of $80,000 with a 4 year (7,800 hour) commitment.
•    Eligible moving expense reimbursements are available. 
•    Opportunity to teach with the PEI Residency Training Program with faculty appointment at Dalhousie University.
•    Hospital based electronic patient record system.
•    Other incentives as per the Master Agreement.

Certifications and other requirements:

•    CCFP- FPA 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
Phone: 902-368-6302

Published date: 
August 3, 2021
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General Inquiries

Department of Health and Wellness

Recruitment and Retention Secretariat

3rd Floor, Sullivan Building
16 Fitzroy Street, PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-620-3874
Fax: 902-620-3875