Job Posting
locum Physician - Pediatrics at Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 8693

Health PEI is seeking a locum Pediatrician to join a collegial group of 3 full-time pediatricians for the Pediatrics Department at the Prince County Hospital in Summerside, commencing September 2023 for both short-term and long-term assignments, up to one year.
Located in Summerside, the Prince County Hospital is a 110-bed regional hospital with a six bed ICU that provides specialty services in Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Anesthesia, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, ENT and Psychiatry. Additionally, there are 8 pediatric beds and a 4-bed Level 2 NICU, caring for newborns 34 weeks and above.

Pediatricians at the Prince County Hospital are responsible to:

Provide general pediatric consultations and follow-up care for referrals from physicians and nurse practitioners from across PEI;
Take part in the Pediatrics on-call schedule, providing general pediatric consultations for the hospital and ER, as well as neonatal resuscitation and NICU coverage after hours;
Participate in clinical teaching of medical students and residents in Family Practice and Pediatrics; and
Share care of pediatric oncology patients with our regional tertiary care center.
Health PEI, a crown corporation, is responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services in Prince Edward Island. Health PEI’s head office is located at 16 Garfield Street, Charlottetown, PEI.

Last Mirrored
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Application Process
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Summary
Specialty
Physician - Pediatrics
Region
Prince Edward Island
Employment Type
locum
Tagline
Locum Pediatrician - Prince County Hospital
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
Full-time hours and on-call coverage as required during the locum period.
Current call expectation is 1 in 4.
Physicians have the option of choosing a contract-for-service, or fee-for-service payment modality. Information related to payment modalities, including hourly contract-for-service rate; fee-for-service tariff of fees; on-call payments; and more can be found in the Master Agreement.

Please contact the Recruitment and Retention Secretariat at healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca to discuss remuneration information and options in further detail. 
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 and/or accommodations up to $300 nightly, with receipts and 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.
Hospital-based electronic health record system with access to lab and x-ray reports from office may be available. 
Qualification Requirements
Education
FRCPC or eligibility for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification;
Eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island; and
Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging.
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. 
Experience
 
Certifications
 
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
Charlottetown 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
C1A7N8 
 
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)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
 
Community Size
unspecified 
Community Website
-
   
 
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Health Recruiter 
Phone
(902) 368-6414 
Fax
 
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Published on 2024-05-28
Edited on 2024-05-28