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Locum - Gastroenterologist / Internist - Charlottetown

THE POSITION:  LOCUM


Health PEI is seeking Gastroenterologist/Internist to provide locum support to a team of 11 internists in Charlottetown.  The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is a 244 bed tertiary referral hospital for Prince Edward Island and provides a spacious endoscopy unit with dedicated endoscopy staff.  All PEI hospitals are inter-connected by use of Cerner Millenium software for electronic medical records, and access to hospital records is available from physician offices.

EMPLOYER:


Health PEI
16 Garfield Street
P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE     C1A 7N8

HOURS OF WORK:


37.5 hours per week

JOB DUTIES


Participation in general internal medicine on-call services including ICU/CCU coverage as outlined by the Department of Internal Medicine.

REMUNERATION:


The physician shall have the option choosing fee-for-service or contract for service payment modality.  Contract for service range $127.12 - $145.62 per hour.  There is an additional stipend for on call services. 

INCENTIVES:


  • Return travel based on economy airfare. If traveling by car, mileage rates are determined by PEI Treasury Board Policy and cannot exceed economy airfare.
  • Coverage of licensing fees with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI and the Medical Society of PEI.
  • Locum support stipend to offset the cost of accommodations and other living expenses.  $200/day worked June-September and $150/day worked October-May up to a maximum of $7500 per fiscal year.  Physicians must complete the Locum Support Stipend form to receive these funds.
  • Arrangements and payment for car rental and accommodations are the responsibility of the physician.

QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Must have Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada eligibility or certification
  • Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island
  • ERCP training and certification are required
  • Work experience preferable

For further information, contact:
Dr. Bruce Jones, Chief, Internal Medicine
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Telephone:  902.894.2111

 
or

Sheila MacLean, Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat
Department of Health and Wellness
P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE     C1A 7N8

Telephone:  902.368.6302
Facsimile:  902.620.3875
Email:  smmaclean@gov.pe.ca

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