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locum Family Practice at Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 14435

Do you believe that patient experience comes first? Would you like to work in an environment where quality, family-centered patient care is the focus?
Look no further than Prince Edward Island – an island surrounded by red sand and beaches, breathtaking views, friendly communities, world-famous seafood and culinary adventures.

Health PEI is seeking locum Family Physicians to provide the full scope of primary care in a clinic setting located in Charlottetown, the capital city of PEI. Physicians will also have the option to provide in-patient hospital care.

Health PEI is 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 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.
Inpatient care provided on weekends and outside regular contract-for-service hours is paid on a fee-for-service basis.


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 accommodations are the responsibility of the physician.

Hours of Work:

Regular office access Monday-Friday up to 37.5 hours/week to a maximum 1725 hours/year for contract-for-service physicians.

Certifications and Other Requirements:

MCCEE, MCCQE Part I and MCCQE Part II as well as at least 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

“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
The Position: Locum - Family Physician - Charlottetown
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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Community Description
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Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Calleen Gillis 
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Published on 2017-11-24
Edited on 2018-10-26