Job Posting
locum Physician - General Surgery at Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 8711

The Department of Surgery at the Prince County Hospital has locum opportunities available for short-term assignments and long-term locum up to 6 months.
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.

The Prince County Hospital is operated by Health PEI, a crown corporation 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
This vacancy was mirrored to GlobalCareWork.com from MDWork.com on June 14, 2024.

Application Process
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Summary
Specialty
Physician - General Surgery
Region
Prince Edward Island
Employment Type
locum
Tagline
Locum General Surgeon - Prince County Hospital
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
Up to 37.5 hours/week to a maximum 1,725 hours/year for contact for service physicians;
Participation is required for on-call services at the Prince County Hospital; frequency of on-calls is 1 in 3.

Out of Province Short-Term Locum
*Short-term offerings considered to be 1-10 days worked per month
Remuneration Option: Flat Daily Rate

24-hour call shift – $3000/day
Monday- Friday day shift (no call) – $2400/day
Note:

Holiday/weekend premiums are accounted for in flat rate.
Physicians being remunerated under the daily rate model do not qualify for Blended Payment.
Post call days will not be remunerated. Locums will be eligible for supports on off days as outlined in their Letter of Intent
Physicians selecting daily rates are required to submit shadow billings for all medical services provided.


Out of Province Long-Term Locum
*Long-term assignments are minimum 10 days a month for no less than 6 months, with a defined start and end date.
Remuneration Options (Select from the following 3 options):

1. Flat Daily Rates

24-hour call shift – $3000/day
Monday- Friday day shift (no call)- $2400/day
Note:

Holiday/weekend premiums are accounted for in flat rate.
Physicians being remunerated under the daily rate model do not qualify for Blended Payment.
Post call days will not be remunerated. Locums will be eligible for supports on off days as outlined in their Letter of Intent
Physicians selecting daily rates are required to submit shadow billings for all medical services provided.
2. Contract hourly range of $145.00 – $165.57 depending on years of service, plus blended payment of 31% of
shadow billings.

3. Fee For Service (as per the Tariff of Fees)
https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/sites/default/files/publications/master_agreement.pdf 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
Out of Province Short-Term Locum Supports
FEES:

Reimbursement of the MCC-AMR Application Fee and PEI Application Fee costs.
Coverage of cost of license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI.
Coverage of dues with Medical Society of PEI
ACCOMODATION & TRAVEL SUPPORTS:

Coverage of hotel accommodations during the length of the locum’s stay on PEI, up to $300/night (with receipts).
Paid actual travel time ($50/hour) from home province to Prince Edward Island and return will be covered.
Cost of one return travel to Prince Edward Island based on an economy airfare to a maximum of $2,000 (with receipts)
If traveling by car, mileage will be reimbursed as determined by PEI Treasury Board Policy and bridge and road tolls reimbursed with submission of receipts. Reimbursement for travel by car is not to exceed the cost of economy airfare.
Coverage of car rental up to $1400/week
$100 per day living expense stipend will be provided for the days worked during the locum period.
**Car rental and accommodations exceeding the rates indicated above require advance approval by the Locum Program Coordinator.



Out of Province Long-Term Locum Supports
FEES:

Reimbursement of the MCC-AMR Application Fee and PEI Application Fee costs.
Coverage of cost of license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI.
Coverage of dues with Medical Society of PEI
ACCOMODATION & TRAVEL SUPPORTS:

Coverage of accommodations during the length of the locum’s stay on PEI, up to $5000/month (with
receipts).
Paid actual travel time ($50/hour) from home province to Prince Edward Island and return will be covered.
Cost of one return travel to Prince Edward Island based on an economy airfare to a maximum of $2,000. If traveling by car, mileage will be reimbursed as determined by PEI Treasury Board Policy and bridge and road tolls reimbursed with submission of receipts. Reimbursement for travel by car is not to exceed the cost of economy airfare.
Coverage of car rental up to $1400/week
**Car rental and accommodations exceeding the rates indicated above require advance approval by the Locum Program Coordinator. 
Qualification Requirements
Education
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada eligibility or certification;
Eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island;
Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging;
US Boards are acceptable; and
Work experience preferable.
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 2024-05-31
Edited on 2024-05-31