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Locum - Obstetrics/Gynecology - Charlottetown

THE POSITION: Locum

  • Health PEI is seeking OB/GYN physicians to provide locum support to a team of six OB/GYNs in Charlottetown starting immediately until July 2017.
  • Locum physician(s) will share in the responsibility for the care of approximately two thirds of the women in the province of Prince Edward Island, which has a population of 146,600 residents.
  • Obstetricians/Gynecologists in the province provide prenatal care and deliveries.
  • Locum physician(s) will have privileges in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the referral centre for the province, which is a 243 bed facility providing a broad range of specialty support services: general surgery, urology, radiology, medicine and ICU back up. The service is well supported by the local tertiary centre for maternal fetal medicine and oncology services.


EMPLOYER:


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


HOURS OF WORK:


  • 37.5 hours per week for contract for service physicians

JOB DUTIES:

  • Participation in on-call services with the group of Obstetricians/Gynecologists.
  • Provide referral services for family physicians in the province.


Remuneration:

  • The physician shall have the option choosing fee-for-service or contract for service payment modality.
  • Contract for service range $127.12 - $145.62 per hour.  On call services are paid on a fee for service basis over and above the hourly contract for service rate.  There is also an additional stipend for on call services.
  • Fee for service rates are based on the tariff of fees listed in the Master Agreement
  • For more details, go to MASTER AGREEMENT .

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 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The successful candidates must have Fellowship in Obstetrics/Gynecology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).
  • Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI
  • Work experience is preferred

For further information please contact:

Dr. Peter Bethune
Chief Obstetrics and Gynecology
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Telephone: (902)629-8858 (office)   (902)894-2111 (hospital)

Send C.V. to:

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
Fax:  (902)620-3875
Email:  smmaclean@gov.pe.ca
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