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Locum - Emergency Medicine - Western Hospital, Alberton


Emergency Medicine – Locum opportunity 

•    Western Hospital located in Alberton, PEI is seeking a locum Emergency Department Physician from MAY – SEPTEMBER 30, 2017.
•    The Physician will work with one other Physician who is assigned to the ED and other Family Physicians in the community who participate in the on-call schedule.
•    Western Hospital Emergency Department emergency services are available from 8:00am – 8:00pm. From 8:00pm to 8:00am, it is a Collaborative Emergency Centre. 

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


•    To provide temporary relief to the emergency department at the Western Hospital located in Alberton, Prince Edward Island.
•    12 hour shifts from 8:00am to 8:00pm followed by overnight in-patient coverage from 8:00pm to 8:00am.


•    Physicians shall be paid at a sessional rate of $175 per hour.  Hours of work shall be as outlined in the ED call schedule.

•    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. The total yearly maximum is $7,500 calculated on a fiscal year basis.
•    Arrangements and payment for car rental and accommodations are the responsibility of the physician.

•    Preference will be given to candidates with extensive Emergency Department experience.
•    Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI
•    Work experience preferable.

For more information contact:
Dr. Wassim Salamoun
Medical Director, Prince County/West
Telephone: (902)438-4517 

Paul Young
Administrator - Community Hospitals West
Telephone: (902)853-8663  
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
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