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locum Physician - Family Practice at Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 8681

In-Person or Virtual Locum Family Medicine Physician – Addictions: Provincial Addictions Treatment Centre
Health PEI is seeking short and long term full time Family Medicine Physicians with additional training and experience in addiction treatment to provide facility-based in-patient and community-based out-patient addiction treatment either in-person or virtual.

The Family Medicine Physician – Addictions is responsible for providing daily coverage to the inpatient withdrawal manage unit at the Provincial Addictions Treatment Facility and may provide outpatient withdrawal management services and participate in multi-disciplinary rounds. The physician will provide both hospital and community-based services as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Health PEI is a crown corporation responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services in Prince Edward Island. Health PEI’s Head Office is located in Charlottetown.

Come to work, live and play on Prince Edward Island. Small and mighty, Prince Edward Island is home to more than ninety Family Medicine Physicians. Our physicians want to talk to you about available opportunities. Please reach out by email:

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to from on June 14, 2024.

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Physician - Family Practice
Prince Edward Island
Employment Type
In-Person or Virtual Locum Family Medicine Physician – Addictions: Provincial Addictions Treatment Centre
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Full or part-time, regular office hours Monday-Friday up to a maximum of 37.5 hours/week.
Evening clinic hours may be available depending upon health system need.
Fee For Service
Contract for Service ($113.51 – 121.44/hr)
To discuss remuneration and the details of the position further, contact the Recruitment Secretariat at
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Application fees with the Medical Society of PEI and some application fees with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI will be covered.
Cost of return travel to Prince Edward Island based on an economy airfare to a maximum of $2,000. If travelling by car, mileage will be reimbursed as determined by PEI Treasury Board rates and bridge and road tolls reimbursed with submission of receipts. Reimbursement for travel by car is not to exceed the cost of economy airfare. Reimbursement for travel over $2,000 will be considered with prior approval from the Locum Program Coordinator where no other options exist.
Option A:
$200/day with no receipts; or
Option B:
Reimbursement for car rental up to $1,400 weekly
Accommodations up to $300 nightly, with receipts
Daily stipend of $50 (no receipts required) to cover incidentals.
Car rental and accommodations exceeding the rates indicated above require advance approval by the Locum Program Coordinator.

Non-working days: For Options A & B, locums will be reimbursed as per their selected option, where this cost is less than the return travel home on off days. Reimbursement for non-working days will be considered with prior approval from the Locum Program Coordinator. 
Qualification Requirements
Eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island;
Eligible for certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada;
Hold MCCQE Part I or Licentiate of Medical Council of Canada (LMCC) equivalent;
Membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA);
Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging;
Additional training and experience in addiction treatment, both inpatient and community based settings;
Work experience preferable with at least 1- 2 years of clinical experience working in Canada.
Atlantic Registry

Starting May 1, 2023, physicians whose primary practice is in Atlantic Canada (and hold a general registration in either PEI, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia or Newfoundland and Labrador) may be eligible to obtain registration to practice in all four Atlantic Canadian provinces via the Atlantic Registry. For more information or to opt-in to the Atlantic Registry, contact the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island today!

Health Care Workers are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination as per Health PEI’s Covid-19 Immunization and Management Policy. If a new hire is unable to be vaccinated as a result of a medical exemption, they will be required to submit supporting documentation to Employee Health / Wellness and Safety. 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Prince Edward Island 
Street Address 1
16 Fitzroy Street,3rd floor Sullivan Building, PO Box 2000 
Street Address 2
City / Town
Postal / Zip Code
Institution Description
Health PEI is responsible for the delivery of publicly-funded health services in Prince Edward Island. The agency operates hospitals, health centres, public long-term care nursing facilities and community-based programs and services. 
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Health Recruiter 
(902) 368-6414 
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Published on 2024-05-28
Edited on 2024-05-28