Hospitalist - Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Health PEI is seeking full time permanent Hospitalist physicians located at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, beginning immediately. 

Hospitalists provide comprehensive inpatient care for unaffiliated patients, including admission history and physical examination, daily medical management, participation in multidisciplinary rounds and family conferences as needed, and discharge planning. Other duties that the QEH hospitalist physician group provides includes "stand by" coverage in the event of high patient census, and acute and targeted outpatient follow up of recently discharged hospitalist inpatients at the hospitalist post discharge clinic.

Located in Prince Edward Island’s charming capital city, Charlottetown, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, a 243-bed provincial referral facility, is operated by Health PEI, a crown corporation responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services in Prince Edward Island.


Remuneration is a daily Hospitalist sessional fee and premiums for after hours and weekend work based on the Master Agreement.

Please contact the Recruitment and Retention Secretariat at to discuss remuneration information and options in further detail.

Hours of Work:

The Hospitalist service runs a 7-day rotation with 2 Hospitalists per line of up to 17 inpatients – each physician working alternate weeks. Each full-time Hospitalist generally works one week on/one week off.


  • Eligible moving expense reimbursements 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.
  • Other incentives as per the Master Agreement.

Certifications and Other Requirements:

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.

For further information, contact:

Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat
Department of Health and Wellness
(902) 368-6302;


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


Published date: 
January 11, 2022
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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