Emergency Medicine - Long term Locum Opportunity - Summerside, PEI

Would you rather spend two minutes in traffic compared to two hours in a larger city?

Do you want to work in a province where your voice matters in provincial decisions? Where the provincial government enjoys a respectful and productive relationship with its physicians?

Have you ever wanted to work in a warm and welcoming place where people are friendly, helpful and cheerful? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, Prince Edward Island (PEI) may be the place for you!

The Prince County Hospital Emergency Department (ED), located in scenic Summerside, PEI is looking for longer term (1-6 month) locums physicians, with the possibility of a permanent position in our current group which consists of eight full-time and three part-time physicians.

Our 20-bed shop has most of the accoutrements of a modern ED and offers a broad scope of practice. Here, you’ll take the lead in the management of trauma, STEMI, stroke, and code blue patients in a well-organized and collegial environment. Our team has dedicated resources ready to safely manage and support our provincial Covid-19 response if and when it may be required. 


  • $175.00 per hour;
  • 31% (April 1, 2018) of submitted and approved shadow-billing based on the Master Agreement between the Medical Society of PEI, the Government of Prince Edward Island and Health PEI. For details, please refer to the Master Agreement; and
  • Additional separate billing fees from third-party payers (for example Worker's Compensation and Quebec/International patients).

Hours of Work:

  • 15 shifts per month; and
  • 5 day on 5 days off, a mix of morning, afternoon, evening, and overnight, 7 or 8 hours shifts


  • One return travel;
  • Coverage of application fees with the Medical Society of PEI and some application fees with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI; and
  • Locum support stipend to offset the cost of accommodations and other living expenses: $200/day worked June - September and $150/day worked October – May. 

    *Incentives are subject to conditions and maximum eligible costs for reimbursement*

Certifications and Requirements:

  • Eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI;
  • Eligibility for appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging; and
  • FRCP(EM), CCFP (EM), or equivalent experience preferred

To apply, please email your CV to:

healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca or call (902) 368-6302

Published date: 
December 8, 2020
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