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Locum - Family Physician - Charlottetown

THE POSITION:  Temporary

  • Health PEI is seeking Family Medicine locum support in the Charlottetown area. 


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

Hours of Work:

  • 37.5 hours per week


  • Primary care family physician practice with the option to do in-patient hospital care.


  • The physician shall be paid on a contract for service basis with a requirement of 37.5 hours of work per week.  Contract hourly rate is $94.10 - $100.86. Inpatient care after hours and weekends is paid on a fee for service basis.     


  • 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 at least 1- 2 years of clinical experience working in Canada.  CCFP physicians will be given priority.
  • Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island.
  • Work experience preferable.


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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