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Emergency Medicine Physician - Western Hospital, Alberton


•    Full-time Physician position assigned to the Emergency Department (ED) at Western Hospital located in the town of Alberton, Prince Edward Island

•    As an Emergency Medicine Physician, you will be responsible to provide the full scope of emergency medicine services to the patients attending the Western Hospital Emergency Department.

•    Western Hospital Emergency Department emergency services are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  From 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., it is a Collaborative Emergency Centre.

•    The Emergency Medicine Physician will work with one other Physician who is assigned to the ED and other Family Physicians in the community who participate in the on-call schedule.

•    Western Hospital provides laboratory, diagnostic imaging, pharmacy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy dialysis and nutrition counseling.


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


•    12 hour shifts  from 8:00am to 8:00pm  followed by overnight in-patient coverage from 8:00pm to 8:00am


•    $175.00 per hour
•    28% of fee-for-service shadow-billing based on the Master Agreement between the Government of Prince Edward Island, Health PEI and the Medical Society of PEI.
•    Additional separate billing fees from third party payers (Workers Compensation, Quebec and International patients).
•    For more job details and benefit package offered, please refer to the Master Agreement or contact the Physician Recruitment Coordinator for further information.


•    Return-in-Service Grant and Moving Expense Allowance are available
•    Opportunities to teach with the Family Medicine Residency Training Program
•    Electronic medical record system (hospital based) with access to lab and x-ray reports
•    CPOE - Computerized provider order entry system

•    Preference will be given to candidates with CCFP (EM). Preference will be given to candidates with extensive Emergency Department experience.
•    Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI
•    Work experience preferable.


Alberton, a fishing, farming, and business community, is a town nestled in Prince County on the northwest shore of Prince Edward Island.  Alberton is known for its arts and culture (its murals provide this constant reminder), events, and businesses, and is minutes away from Northport Harbour

To drive to Alberton, one can take the North Cape Coastal Drive — a beautiful and natural coastal drive to view the Island’s white and red sand beaches; towering red sandstone capes; and essential coastal stops to breathe in the breathtaking views.

For more information:

Dr. Wassim Salamoun
Medical Director, Prince County/West
Telephone: (902)438-4517

Paul Young
Administrator - Community Hospitals West
Telephone: (902)853-8663

Send C.V. to:

Sheila MacLean, RPR
Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment and Retention Secretariat
Department of Health and Wellness
P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE  C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902)368-6302
Facsimile: (902)620-3875

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