General Surgeon - Summerside

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Health PEI is seeking one full-time permanent General Surgeon to join the Department of Surgery at the Prince County Hospital in Summerside. The successful candidate will begin practice in Spring/Summer 2020. 

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.


One (1) position beginning in Spring/Summer 2020. 

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.


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  to discuss remuneration information and options in further detail.

Hours of Work:

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


•    Return-in-Service Grant may be available;
•    Eligible moving expense reimbursement up to $10,000 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, send C.V. to:

Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat
(902) 368-6302;

Applications will be accepted until 5:00pm AST on Friday March 13, 2020

Date de publication : 
le 11 Février 2020
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Ministère de la Santé et du Mieux-être

Secrétariat au recrutement et au maintien de l’effectif

Immeuble Sullivan, 3e étage
16, rue Fitzroy, C.P. 2000
Charlottetown (Î.-P.-É.) C1A 7N8

Téléphone : 902-620-3874
Télécopieur : 902-620-3875