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locum Pediatrics at Prince County Hospital
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 12966

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 Department of Pediatrics at the Prince County Hospital has locum opportunities available from January 1– December 31, 2020 to provide support to a complement of three specialists. These specialist positions provide consultative services to family physicians in the Western region of PEI for patients up to 16 years of age. Located in Summerside, the Prince County Hospital is a 110-bed regional hospital with a six bed ICU that provides specialty services in Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Anesthesia, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, ENT and Psychiatry. Additionally, there are 8 pediatric beds and a 4-bed Level 2 NICU, caring for newborns 34 weeks and above.
The Prince County 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.

Hours of Work:

• Up to 37.5 hours/week to a maximum 1725 hours/year for contact for service physicians.
• Participation is required for on-call services at the Prince County Hospital, a 110 bed facility located in the city of Summerside. Frequency of on-calls is 1 in 3.

For further information:

Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat
Department of Health & Wellness

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

Province / State
Prince Edward Island
Employment Type
Locum - Pediatrician - Summerside
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The physician shall have the option of choosing fee-for-service or contract for service payment modality.

• Contract for service range $130.65 - $149.52 per hour (Depending on experience).
• On call services are paid on a fee for service basis over and above the hourly contract for service rate.
• There is also an additional stipend for on call services.
• Fee for service rates are based on the tariff of fees listed in the Master Agreement

To discuss remuneration and options in further detail, contact the Recruitment and Retention Secretariat at
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Additional Benefits

• 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 application fees with the Medical Society of PEI and some application fees with the College of Physicians and Surgeons 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.
Qualification 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
• US Boards are acceptable
• Work experience preferable
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Prince County Hospital 
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
Sheila Kerry  
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Published on 2017-01-25
Edited on 2019-07-25