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Locum - Family Physician - 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 Recruitment & Retention Secretariat Manager at to discuss licensure requirements.


Sheila MacLean, 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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