Locum Obstetricians/Gynecologists in Prince Edward Island
Health PEI
2 years ago
Start Date
March 25, 2022
Experience Level
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Employment Type
Health PEI is currently seeking Locum Obstetricians/Gynecologists to provide support to its team of specialists. Placement opportunities can be as short as a 1 week or as long as 6 months. 

The Obstetricians/Gynecologists will work out of a shared clinic located in Prince Edward Island's charming capital city, Charlottetown. 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 two-thirds 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 Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the provincial referral centre, a 243-bed facility, providing a broad range of specialty support services including; general surgery, urology, radiology, medicine and ICU. The service is well supported by the local tertiary centre for maternal-fetal medicine and oncology services.

Hours of Work:

- Regular office access Monday-Friday up to 37.5 hours/week

Job Duties:

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


The physician shall have the option of choosing:

- Fee-for-service as per the Master Agreement or

- contract for service payment modality as per the Master Agreement or

- a daily rate of $1,500 per scheduled day shift Monday to Friday, $2,000 per scheduled day shift Monday to Friday with overnight call, $2,000 per day of 24 hour weekend day call. This is a temporary option that is subject to change.


- Return travel based on economy airfare. If travelling by car, mileage rates are determined by PEI Treasury Board Policy and cannot exceed economy airfare.

- Application fees with the Medical Society of PEI and some application fees with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI will be covered.

- Locum support stipend to offset the cost of accommodations and other living expenses: $200/day worked June - September and $150/day worked October - May. Physicians must complete the Locum Support Stipend Form to receive these funds.
- Arrangements and payment for car rental and accommodations are the responsibility of the physician.

Certifications and Other 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.

To learn more about Obstetricians/Gynecologists opportunities, please visit our website at https://bit.ly/healthpei-locum-ob-gyn or email healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca.

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. 
Health PEI
Head Office 16 Garfield St, Charlottetown, PE C1A 6A5, Canada
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Health PEI is responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services in Prince Edward Island. The organization operates hospitals, health centres, public long-term care nursing facilities and community-based programs and services.

Health PEI’s primary goals are to:
  • provide Islanders with safe, quality, person-centered care and services;
  • provide access to appropriate care by the right provider in the right setting; and
  • optimize resources and processes to sustain a viable health care system.
The Health PEI Board of Directors governs the agency, is accountable to the Minister of Health and Wellness and works collectively on behalf of all Islanders to ensure the management and delivery of safe, quality health care. The board also oversees the Chief Executive Officer who works with a broad range of dedicated health care professionals and administrative staff to provide high quality health care that is measured against national standards.

Health PEI was created in July 2010 marking a major step toward realizing a One Island Health System that provides Islanders with the right care, by the right provider, in the right place. 

(From the Health PEI website: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/topic/health-pei)

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Address 60 Riverside Drive, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

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