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Locum - Medical Oncology or Hematology - Charlottetown


  • Health PEI is seeking a Locum Medical Oncologist or Hematologist to join a small multidisciplinary oncology team.  While either specialty will be considered, some degree of cross coverage is required.  Therefore, broader interests and experience would be an asset.  Treating benign haemotology diseases is optional. 
  • The PEI Cancer Treatment Centre is a small but modern medical and radiation oncology facility attached to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown.  Medical oncology services are provided at a satellite centre in Summerside. 


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

  • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm for 37.5 hours per week.

  • Participation in on-call services as outlined by the Division of Medical Oncology. 
  • Provide referral services for family physicians in the province in Medical Oncology.

  • Physicians shall be paid on a contract for service basis at an hourly rate of 205.80/hour

  • 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 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 payments for car rental and accommodations are the responsibility of the physician.

  • The successful candidate must have certificaion by Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or equivalent training considered acceptable to the RSCPC.
  • Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI. 
  • US Boards also acceptable.

For more information:

Dr. Philip Champion
Prince Edward Island Cancer Treatment Centre
Telephone:  902-894-2027

Contact information:
Sheila MacLean, Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment and Retention Secretariat
P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE     C1A 7N8
Telephone: 902 368 6302
Facsimile:  902 620 3875
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