Locum - Family Physician – Kings County Primary Care Network 

Locum - Family Physician – Kings County Primary Care Network 

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. 

Remuneration:

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 healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca to discuss remuneration information and options in further detail.

Hours of Work

  • Up to 37.5 hours/week to a maximum 1,725 hours/year for contract-for-service physicians. 

Incentives:

  • 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.

Certifications and Other 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.

For further information, contact:
Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment and Retention Secretariat
Department of Health and Wellness
(902) 368-6302; healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca

"In the event of a discrepancy in information on this website and the Master Agreement, the Master Agreement shall prevail"

Published date: 
September 22, 2020
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General Inquiries

Department of Health and Wellness

Recruitment and Retention Secretariat

3rd Floor, Sullivan Building
16 Fitzroy Street, PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-620-3874
Fax: 902-620-3875

healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca