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locum Family Practice at Prince Edward Island
Summerside, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 10669

Are you looking for an opportunity that fosters a strong culture of teamwork? How about working on an Island surrounded by red sand and beaches, breathtaking views, friendly communities, world-famous seafood and culinary adventures? Look no further than Prince Edward Island…

The East Prince Health Network is seeking a Locum Family Physician to provide coverage for one to six months.

In addition to providing the full scope of Family Medicine primary care in a clinic practice, the physician will be responsible to cover hospital inpatients and participate in an on-call schedule at the Prince County Hospital, a 110 bed acute care referral hospital located in the city of Summerside.

The East Prince Health Network and Prince County Hospital are 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.


Physicians have the option of contract-for-service or fee-for-service payment modality.

Base contract-for-service range is $95.25-$102.06/hour.
Fee-for-service is based on the Tariff of Fees in the Master Agreement.
After hours and on-call services provided outside contract-for-service hours are paid on a fee-for-service basis.

Hours of Work:

Up to 37.5 hours per week to a maximum of 1725 hours/year for contract-for-service physicians.


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. Physicians must complete the Locum Support Stipend Form to receive these funds. The total yearly maximum is $7,500 calculated on a fiscal year basis.

Arrangements and payment for car rental and accommodations are the responsibility of the physician.

Certifications and Other Requirements:

MCCEE, MCCQE Part I and MCCQE Part II as well as 1- 2 years of clinical experience working in Canada.

Eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island.

Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging.

CCFP physicians will be given priority.

Work experience preferable.

For further information, contact:

Sheila L. Kerry, Physician Recruitment Coordinator

Recruitment & Retention Secretariat
Department of Health and Wellness
Telephone: (902) 368-6302

“In the event of a discrepancy in information on this website and the Master Agreement, the Master Agreement shall prevail.”

Family Practice
Province / State
Prince Edward Island
Employment Type
Locum - Family Medicine - East Prince Health Network - Summerside
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Prince Edward Island 
Street Address 1
16 Fitzroy Street,3rd floor Sullivan Building, PO Box 2000 
Street Address 2
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Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Calleen Gillis 
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Published on 2016-04-14
Edited on 2018-10-10