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Locum - Family Physician to work in Western Hospital (Alberton, PEI)


Do you believe that patient experience comes first?  Do you want to work with a team that strives to deliver excellent care, to every patient, every time?

Then look no further than Prince Edward Island...

Health PEI is seeking a Locum Family Physician to work in Western Hospital located in Alberton, Prince Edward Island. The majority of work will be covering in-patients. A minimum commitment of one month is required. 

Locum Support Program provides:

  • Return travel based on economy airfare. If traveling by car, mileage rates are determined by PEI Treasury Board Policy and cannot exceed economy airfare;
  • Coverage of licensing fees with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI and the Medical Society of PEI;
  • 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; and
  • Arrangements and payment for car rental and accommodation are the responsibility of the physician. 


  • MCCEE, MCCQE Part I and MCCQE Part II as well as 1-2 years of clinical experience working in Canada;
  • Eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI;
  • Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging; and
  • CCFP physicians will be given priority. 


Western Hospital is located in the western part of Prince Edward Island, Alberton, and is part of the North Cape Coastal Drive, a beautiful and natural coastal drive to view the Island’s white and red sand beaches; towering red sandstone capes; and essential coastal stops to breathe in the breathtaking views.

The West Prince Health Primary Care Network 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.



How to apply


Sheila MacLean
Physician Recruiter
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat
(902) 368-6302,

Cathy Sinclair
Acting Manager
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat
(902) 620-3760, 


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Health PEI
16 Garfield Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 6A5