Job Posting
locum Physician - Pediatrics at Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 8713

Health PEI has locum opportunities for Pediatricians to join the Pediatrics Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) in Charlottetown for both short-term and long-term assignments.
The Pediatric outpatient clinic is located within the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The Pediatrics Department includes 6 pediatricians and 1 neonatologist. There is a 12-bed inpatient pediatric unit and a 12-bed Level 2+ NICU.

Along with the other pediatricians at the QEH, the successful candidate will:

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.
The successful candidates will work in the Island’s capital city of Charlottetown, PEI. Health PEI, a crown corporation, is responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services in Prince Edward Island.

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

Application Process
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Physician - Pediatrics
Prince Edward Island
Employment Type
Locum Pediatrician Opportunities - Charlottetown
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Negotiable with regular hours being 8:00-4:00 pm (7.5 hours per day), in addition to on-call duties as required.

Physicians have the option of choosing contract hourly rate of with a range $145.00 to $165.57 per hour, depending on years of service, or fee for service based on the Tariff of Fees in the Master Agreement.  
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
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.
Health Care Workers are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination as per Health PEI’s Covid-19 Immunization and Management Policy. In the event that 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 2024-05-31
Edited on 2024-05-31