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locum Pediatrics at Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 14437

Looking for a break from that long commute? How about working in a place that that encourages work-life balance – a place with red sand beaches, friendly communities, world famous seafood and culinary adventures? Look no further than Prince Edward Island…

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital requires locum Pediatricians to provide the full scope of pediatric care at this 243-bed tertiary care referral hospital located in the capital city of Charlottetown.

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 a contract-for-service physician.


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

Eligible 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 further information, contact:

Sheila Kerry, Physician Recruitment Coordinator

Recruitment and Retention Secretariat

Department of Health and Wellness

Telephone: (902) 368-6302

Email: (link sends e-mail)

“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 - 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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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