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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.

  • 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. 

 

  • 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.

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.

NEXT STEPS

TO APPLY

  1. Ensure your experience meets all applicable criteria by thoroughly reading the job posting.
  2. Fill out the application form and attach your C.V. > 

TO LEARN MORE OR MAKE A GENERAL INQUIRY, CONTACT

Department of Health and Wellness,
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat

Suite 205, Atlantic Technology Centre
176 Great George Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4K9

902-620-3874
healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca

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