Job Posting
locum Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 12818

Time for a break from that long commute? Looking for an opportunity to have a working holiday in a place renown for its white and red sand beaches, miles of hiking and biking trails and world class golf courses? Look no further than Prince Edward Island…

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Physical Medicine Department is seeking locum physicians to provide the full scope of Physiatry services at PEI’s major referral hospital located in Charlottetown. The Hospital provides services in Radiology, Anesthesia, Psychiatry, Physiatry, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, Oncology, Surgery, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine and Emergency Services.

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is 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 choosing a fee-for-service or contract for service payment modality.

Base contract-for-service rate is $128.53 – $147.18/hour.
Fee-for-service is based on the Tariff of Fees in the Master Agreement.
After hours and weekend on-call services provided outside regular contract-for-service hours are paid on a fee-for-service basis.

Hours of Work:

Up to 37.5 hours/week to a maximum 1725 hours/year for contact 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 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.

Certifications and Other Requirements:

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada eligibility or certification

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

Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging

Work experience preferable

For more information, contact:

Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment and 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.”

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Prince Edward Island
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Locum - Physiatrist - Charlottetown
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Queen Elizabeth Hospital 
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Published on 2016-12-21
Edited on 2018-10-26