Job Posting
locum Family Practice at Kings County Memorial Hospital
Montague, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 16242

Health PEI is seeking a locum Family Physician to provide the full scope of primary care to the Kings Primary Care Network:

Electronic access to patients’ personal health information is available via Cerner (hospital-based electronic health record system, in which there is access to lab and x-ray reports from the office). Locum physicians will be required to support inpatient services and the opportunity to support emergency services at Kings County Memorial Hospital, a 30-bed community hospital located adjacent to the Montague Health Centre.

The breathtaking rural community of Three Rivers is approximately 40 minutes from Charlottetown. Locum physicians will be supported by a dedicated Medical Secretary and Licensed Practical Nurse. There is also access to Registered Nurses and a Registered Dietitian, whom are available to support multiple chronic disease programs and Social Worker support for mild to moderate anxiety and depressive illness. Diabetes patients are also supported by full-time certified Diabetes Educators. 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

• Up to 37.5 hours/week to a maximum 1,725 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;

“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 – Kings County Primary Care Network
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Physicians have the option of contract-for-service or fee-for-service payment modality.
• Base contract-for-service range is $105.47-$112.89/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.
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 and some application fees with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI 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 accommodation 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 1- 2 years of clinical experience working in Canada.
• Eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI.
• Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging.
• CCFP physicians will be given priority.
• Work experience preferable.
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Kings County Memorial Hospital 
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Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Alison McKenna 
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Published on 2019-06-11
Edited on 2021-08-04