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Locum - Physiatrist - Charlottetown


Health PEI is seeking Physiatry locum physicians to help fill a complement of two specialists.  The position is located in the Physical Medicine Department of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, a 243 bed facility, located in Charlottetown. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is the Island’s major referral hospital and serves approximately 60,000 people. The Hospital provides services in Radiology, Anesthesia, Psychiatry, Physiatry, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, Oncology, Surgery, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine and Emergency Services.
The position's clinical activities include inpatient rehabilitation with an experienced interdisciplinary team on the Provincial Rehabilitation Unit, and ambulatory care (including amputee, orthotics, EMG, musculoskeletal and other clinics).


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


8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week).


To provide a referral service to general practitioners in physiatry.


The physician can choose fee for service or contract for service payment modality.  Contract for service rate is $127.12 - 145.62/hour.  For more information regarding Physicial Medicine Tariff Fees, follow the link to the Master Agreement


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


  • Must have Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada eligibility or certification.
  • Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI.
  • Work experience preferable.

For More Information please contact:

Dr. Edmund Harrison
Department of Physical Medicine
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
(902) 894-2075


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
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