Locum - OBGYN - Summerside

Health PEI is currently seeking Locum Obstetricians/Gynecologists to provide support to its team of specialists beginning immediately for 6 months. Placement opportunities can be as short as a 1 week or as long as 6 months. The Obstetricians/Gynecologists will work out of a clinic located in Summerside, Prince Edward Island and provide on-call coverage at Prince County Hospital which is operated by Health PEI, a crown corporation is 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

The Locum physician will share in the responsibility for the care of approximately one-third of the women in the province of Prince Edward Island, which has a population of more than 150,000 residents. Obstetricians/Gynecologists in the province provide prenatal care and deliveries. The physician will have privileges in the Prince County Hospital, a 110-bed regional hospital with a six-bed ICU that provides specialty services in Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Anesthesia, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, ENT and Psychiatry.

Hours of Work:

  • Regular office access Monday-Friday up to 37.5 hours/week
  • Participation is required for after hours on-call services at Prince County Hospital.

Job Duties:

  • Provide referral services for family physicians and nurse practitioners in the province.
  • Participation in on-call services with the group of Obstetricians/Gynecologists.


  • The physician shall have the option of choosing fee-for-service or contract for service payment modality.
  • To discuss remuneration and options in further detail, contact the Recruitment and Retention Secretariat at healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca


  • 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 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 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:

To apply, send C.V. to:

Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat
(902) 368-6302; healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca

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Published date: 
April 17, 2019
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