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Family Physician - Locum Opportunities - West Prince


  • There are opportunities for locum work in family medicine in the West Prince Health Network.


Health PEI
16 Garfield Street
P.O. Box 2000
PE     C1A 7N8

Hours of Work:

     37.5 hours per week


  • There is a requirement for inpatient care as well as participation in a call group for weekend inpatient care.  The physician will be required to possess privileges in the hospital in which coverage is provided.


  • The Physician shall be paid on a contract for services basis with a requirement of 37.5 hours of work per week. Contract hourly rate is $94.10-$100.86. Emergency Room coverage and on-call for hosptial inpatients are paid in addition to the hourly rate. 


  • 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 licensing fees with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI and the Medical Society of PEI.
  • 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. 


  • Physicians must possess MCCEE, MCCQE Part I and MCCQE Part II, as well as a minimum of 1-2 years of clinical experience working in Canada. 
  • They must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island.
  • International Medical Graduates who have an interest should contact the Physician Recruitment Coordinator at to discuss licensure requirements.


Sheila MacLean, RPR
Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment and Retention Secretariat
Department of Health and Wellness
P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE    C1A 7N8
Telephone:   902.368.6302  
Facsimile:     902.620.3875
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