Job Posting
locum Family Practice at Eastern Kings Health Centre
Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 12961
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…

Locum Family Physicians are needed for the Eastern Kings Health Centre which is located in eastern PEI in the town of Souris and co-located in the Souris Hospital.

You will work with a team of physicians, a nurse practitioner, nursing and secretarial staff to provide the full scope of holistic primary health care services and positive patient outcomes to the residents of Souris and surrounding area.

The Eastern Kings Health Centre is part of the Kings Health Network which is operated by Health PEI, a crown corporation responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health service 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/week to a maximum 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.

Arrangements and payment for car rental and accommodation 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 Kerry, Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment and Retention Secretariat
Department of Health and Wellness
Telephone: (902)368-6302
E-mail: (link sends e-mail)

“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 Physician - Eastern Kings Health Centre - Souris
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immediately, see description above, or enquire
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Institution Name
Eastern Kings Health Centre 
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Contact Name
Calleen Gillis 
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Published on 2017-01-25
Edited on 2018-10-26