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

Health PEI is seeking a locum Family Physician from September to December 2019 with the possibility of extension. The Physician will provide the full scope of primary care in the Queens West Primary Health Network located in Charlottetown (link is external), the capital city of Prince Edward Island.

This is an office-based family practice located in the Sherwood Medical Centre in Charlottetown. Full-time office staff includes a receptionist, and two experienced shared Licensed Practical Nurses, who provide support in blood pressure measurements, injections/paps, and bloodwork, There is also collaborative care staff that manages INR and diabetes. The locum physician is required to cover the family practice only. There is no requirement to do in-patient coverage.

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.

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.

For further information, contact:

Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment and Retention Secretariat
Department of Health and Wellness
(902) 368-6302; (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 - Queens West - Charlottetown (3 months)
Start Date
End Date
Physicians have the option of choosing contract-for-service or fee-for-service payment modality.

Base contract-for-service range is $96.97 - $103.86/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.

Please contact the Recruitment and Retention Secretariat at to discuss remuneration information and options in further detail. 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
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.
Application fees with the Medical Society of PEI (link is external) and some application fees with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI (link is external) will be covered.
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.
Hospital-based electronic health record system with access to lab and x-ray reports from office may be available. 
Qualification 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 (link is external).
Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging.
CCFP physicians will be given priority.
Work experience preferable. 
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
Sheila Kerry  
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Published on 2017-11-24
Edited on 2019-07-29