Locum – Family Physician – Queens County Primary Care Network 

Do you believe that patient experience comes first?  Do you want to work with a team that strives to deliver excellent care, to every patient, every time?

Look no further than Prince Edward Island – an island surrounded by red sand and beaches, breathtaking views, friendly communities, world-famous seafood and culinary adventures.

Health PEI is seeking a locum Family Physician to provide the full scope of primary care to the Queens East and West Primary Care Networks. Inpatient coverage may be needed within the health networks’ catchment areas.

The Queens Primary Care Networks are 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.

Remuneration:

Physicians have the option of contract-for-service or fee-for-service payment modality.   

  • Base contract-for-service range is $109.10-116.75; or
  • Fee-for-service, which 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

  • Monday-Friday, up to 37.5 hours/week 

Incentives:

  • Return travel based on economy airfare. If travelling 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 
  • Eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI.
  • Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging. 
  • CCFP certificants will be given priority.
  • Previous 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: 
May 30, 2022
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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

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