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Anesthetist - Summerside


Health PEI is seeking a one full time Anesthetist to work at the Prince County Hospital located in the city of Summerside, Prince Edward Island to join a team with a complement of three specialists. Approval to increase the complement to four is actively being sought. We would welcome an experienced colleague, or newly qualified resident.
  • Prince County Hospital, a 110 bed regional hospital, supports two operating rooms, pre-anesthesia clinics and a developing acute pain service. Anesthetists are also expected to assist in difficult intubations in the ER and ICU and assist in paediatric resuscitation. 
  • Prince County Hospital provides specialty services in Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Anesthesia, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, ENT, visiting Orthopaedics and Plastics and Psychiatry.
  • Teaching opportunities exist and the department aims to provide a high standard of care with keen and enthusiastic specialists.
  • On-call is shared equally, and post on-call is off with locum cover for CME/Vacation.


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


•    37.5 hours per week

  • This is a salary position. Salary range: $205,914 to $238,090. 
  • On call services are paid on a fee for service basis over and above the base salary.
  • For the salary model and benefits package, go to Master Agreement

  • Return-in-Service Grant and Moving Expense Allowance are available. 
  • Opportunity to teach medical students and residents with faculty appointment from Dalhousie University.

  • 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.

  • Summerside is PEI’s second largest city, located in the western part of the province and provides opportunity for family life, sports, recreation, arts and cultural interests. 
  • Prince Edward Island is a beautiful place to live and offers a fantastic outdoor lifestyle, with a great work life balance. Schooling includes excellent elementary schools, including French Immersion, and French and English junior and high school options; The University of Prince Edward Island, is located in Charlottetown, and Holland College has sites across the Island.

For further information contact:

Dr. Wassim Salamoun
East Prince Health Medical Director
65 Roy Boates Ave., P.O. Box 3000
Summerside, PE     C1N 2A9

Telephone:  902-432-8181

Send CV to:
Sheila MacLean, 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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