General Surgeon - Summerside

Health PEI is seeking two full-time permanent General Surgeons to join the Department of Surgery at the Prince County Hospital in Summerside. The successful candidates will begin practice in Spring/Summer 2021. 

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

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. Health PEI’s head office is located at 16 Garfield Street, Charlottetown, PEI.

Position:

Two (2) positions beginning in Spring/Summer 2021. 

The General Surgeon is responsible to: 

  • Provide consultation services, on-call duties, upper and lower GI endoscopy, abdominal procedures, breast and thyroid, advanced IV access, pacemaker insertions;
  • Reside within 30 minutes of the City of Summerside to provide on call coverage.

Remuneration:

Physicians have the option of choosing a salary 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
Please contact the Recruitment and Retention Secretariat at healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca  to discuss remuneration information and options in further detail.

Hours of Work:

•    Full-time hours and on-call coverage as required. Frequency of on-call coverage is 1 in 3.

Incentives:

•    Eligible moving expense reimbursement is available;
•    Opportunity to teach with the PEI Residency Training Program with faculty appointment at Dalhousie University may be available;
•    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; and
•    Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging. 


To apply, please send C.V. to:

Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat
(902) 368-6302; healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm AST on Friday May 14th, 2021.

"In the event of a discrepancy in information on this website and the Master Agreement, the Master Agreement shall prevail."

Published date: 
March 9, 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

healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca