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locum Physician - Obstetrics/Gynecology at Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 8714

Health PEI is currently seeking Locum Obstetricians/Gynecologists to provide support to its team of specialists beginning immediately for 6 months.
Placement opportunities can be as short as a 1 week or as long as 6 months. The Obstetricians/Gynecologists will work out of a clinic located in Summerside, Prince Edward Island and provide on-call coverage at Prince County Hospital which is operated by 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

The Locum physician will share in the responsibility for the care of approximately one-third of the women in the province of Prince Edward Island, which has a population of more than 150,000 residents. Obstetricians/Gynecologists in the province provide prenatal care and deliveries. The physician will have privileges in the Prince County Hospital, 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.

Job Duties
Provide referral services for family physicians and nurse practitioners in the province.
Participation in on-call services with the group of Obstetricians/Gynecologists.

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

Application Process
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Physician - Obstetrics/Gynecology
Prince Edward Island
Employment Type
Locum Obstetrician/Gynecologist - Summerside
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration Options

Daily Rate

$1500 for all medical services provided during regular daytime hours, Monday to Friday; or
$2000 for each 24-hour period ($1500 for daytime and $500 for after hours on call)
Fee For Service

If you were to sign on as a long-term locum, providing 6 months or more of services, you would be eligible for the Blended Payment which is 31% of your shadow billings; the shadow billings payment would be paid quarterly. To qualify for this incentive, contract hourly rate must be the chosen pay modality 
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.
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 2024-05-31
Edited on 2024-05-31