Job Posting
full time Physician - Neurology at Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 8680

Health PEI’s Provincial Department of Medicine is seeking a full time General Neurologist to join the healthcare team for Prince Edward Island. As a Neurologist on PEI, the physician will be joining two Neurology colleagues providing outpatient consultative and other neurology services for Islanders. The physician will be required to participate in daytime on-call services (weekdays only).
Located at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, in Charlottetown or the Prince County Hospital, in Summerside, the applicant would be expected to provide outpatient general neurology consultation services for a wide variety of conditions, as well as consultation services in the Provincial Secondary Stroke Prevention Clinic. Expertise in managing neuromuscular conditions or movement disorders patients would be an asset. Qualification with EMG/NCS with CSCN certification would also be an asset.

On call duties involve accepting consultation requests across the province by phone and seeing inpatient consultations at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH). Call hours are typically 8-5, Monday-Friday. There is no neurology inpatient service.

Description of neurology services in PEI:

Neurology clinic & Provincial Secondary Stroke Prevention Clinic, located at the Polyclinic building downtown Charlottetown in a joint area with the other two current neurologists
Nursing and administrative support is provided for the stroke prevention clinic
Two Thrombolysis hospitals (QEH in Charlottetown and Prince County Hospital in Summerside)
Endovascular acute stroke patients are referred to Halifax
The Organized Stroke Care Program of PEI has been awarded the Accreditation Canada Stroke Distinction Award in 2018 and 2022 for the province-wide continuum of stroke services offered in PEI
EMG/NCS and EEG services are supported by two full-time cross-certified technologists and active recruitment ongoing for a third technologist
Opportunities for medical leadership training and coaching support are provided through the Medical Society of PEI
Any questions regarding the details of the job requirements or neurology services offered in PEI can be directed to Dr. Heather Williams, Neurologist, at

Health PEI, is 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.

About Prince Edward Island:

Prince Edward Island (PEI) is renowned for its people, arts, culture, food, and innovation. With more than 1000 kms of shoreline and beaches, acres of gentle farmland, vibrant cities and smaller communities, National and Provincial parks, and an island-wide trail system, it is no surprise that individuals and families from around the world have chosen to call this island ‘home’.

It is easy to come and go from Prince Edward Island. From direct flights out of Charlottetown airport, to a toll bridge in Borden, to a beautiful ferry ride, you are closer than you think to your next destination. International airports are nearby in Moncton, NB and Halifax, NS.

Please note that this competition may be used to fill future vacancies

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

Application Process
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Physician - Neurology
Prince Edward Island
Employment Type
full time
Neurologist – Province Wide
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Full-time hours for a salaried physician is defined as 37.5 hours per week.
Full-time contract-for-service hours is based on a maximum of 1,725 hours per year.

Salary Pay Model Includes:

Hourly Rate: Hourly rate + 31% of approved shadow billings.
Hours: up to 37.5 hours/week, 1950 hours/year. *prorated for part-time.
Vacation: 4-6 weeks/year depending on experience. *prorated for part-time.
Sick: 11.25 hours/month for each continuous month of service.
CME: Up to 75 hours per year and $7000 per year (for 0.6 FTE or higher).
RRSP Contributions: Yes.
Group Insurance Benefits: Yes.
Administrative support with no overhead costs
Contract for Services includes:

Hourly Rate: Hourly rate + 31% of approved shadow billings.
Hours: up to 1725 per year – can be divided by physicians as they like.
Vacation: Unpaid – Physician directed.
Sick: Unpaid – Physician directed.
CME: Funding available through MSPEI.
RRSP Contributions: Not applicable.
Group Insurance Benefits: Not applicable.
Administrative support with no overhead costs
Fee For Services Includes:

Hourly Rate: Billing as per the tariff.
Hours: Physician directed.
Vacation: Unpaid – Physician directed.
Sick: Unpaid – Physician directed.
CME: Funding available through MSPEI.
RRSP Contributions: Not applicable.
Group Insurance Benefits: Not applicable.
Please contact the Recruitment and Retention Secretariat at to discuss remuneration information and options in further detail. 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Eligible return in service incentive and moving expense reimbursement is available;
Opportunity to teach Medical Learners and Residents with faculty appointment at affiliated universities;
Access to hospital-based electronic patient record system with lab and x-ray reports from office; and
Other incentives as per the Master Agreement (PDF).
Click here for incentive information: 
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;
Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging;
Be involved in development and implementation of standards and policies; and
Ability to drive and travel the island to various locations.
Atlantic Registry

As of 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 2024-05-28
Edited on 2024-05-28