Short Term Locum - General Internist – Summerside

Are you looking for an incredible opportunity to work in an environment that fosters a strong culture of teamwork?

Health PEI is seeking a locum General Internist for the Prince County Hospital in Summerside from September, 2022 – December 2022.

The Prince County Hospital is operated by Health PEI, a crown corporation responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services in Prince Edward Island. 


Physicians have the option of choosing a contract-for-service, or fee-for-service payment modality. Information related to payment modalities, including hourly contract-for-service rate; fee-for-service tariff of fees; on-call payments; and more can be found in the Master Agreement. 

To discuss remuneration and options in further detail, contact the Recruitment and Retention Secretariat at 

Hours of work:

  • Full-time hours are defined as 37.5 hours/week plus on call duties (currently 1 in 4 call, with a potential for increase to 1 in 5)


  • 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 up to a maximum of $7500 per fiscal year.  Physicians must complete the Locum Support Stipend Form to receive these funds.
  • Payment for car rental and accommodations are the responsibility of the physician.

Certifications and other requirements:

Health Care Workers are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination as per Health PEI’s Covid-19 Immunization and Management Policy. In the event that a new hire is unable to be vaccinated as a result of a medical exemption they will be required to submit supporting documentation to Employee Health / Wellness and Safety.

To apply, send C.V. to:

Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat
(902) 314-6562;

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

Published date: 
July 7, 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