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Family Physician - Locum Opportunities - West Prince

THE POSITION:

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

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


JOB DUTIES:

  • 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.


REMUNERATION:

  • The Physician shall be paid on a contract for services basis with a requirement of 37.5 hours of work per week.  Emergency Room coverage and on-call for hosptial inpatients are paid in addition to the hourly rate. Contract hourly rate is $92.41 - $99.03, 37.5 hours per week.


INCENTIVES:

  • 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. 


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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 smmaclean@gov.pe.ca to discuss licensure requirements.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

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  Cell: 902-314-9762
Facsimile:     902.620.3875
Email:  smmaclean@gov.pe.ca
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