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Hospitalist - Summerside

The Position:

Health PEI is seeking a physician for one FTE Hospitalist position located at the Prince County Hospital in Summerside, PEI for unaffiliated hospital inpatients beginning September 1, 2017.

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. Prince County Hospital runs a Type 1 Hospitalist system, providing care to patients with a mixed variety of age groups (newborn, pediatric, adult, etc.), illnesses (medical, surgical, psychiatric, etc.) and acuity levels

Prince County Hospital is the second largest acute care hospital in the province. The 110-bed facility provides emergency, inpatient and ambulatory care services.


Health PEI
16 Garfield Street
Charlottetown, PE    C1A 7N8

Hours of Work:

The Hospitalist service runs a 7 day rotation with 2 Hospitalists – each working alternate weeks.  Each full-time Hospitalist generally works one week on/one week off.  Each Hospitalist cares for 21 mixed patients. 


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


•    Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island
•    CCFP certification is preferred
•    Experience with hospital inpatients required

About the community:

•    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:

Dr. Wassim Salamoun
Medical Director – PEI West
65 Roy Boates Ave., P.O. Box 3000
Summerside, PE     C1N 2A9
Telephone:  (902)438-4517

To apply, submit CV to:

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