Job Posting
full time Physician - Psychiatry at Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 8691

Health PEI is seeking full-time permanent general psychiatrist to provide the full scope of psychiatric services to the Provincial Department of Psychiatry based in Summerside, Prince Edward Island.
Additionally, psychiatrists with an interest or fellowship in the following areas would be considered an asset:

Outpatient Psychiatry
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Emergency Department – Consultant Liaison
Geriatric Psychiatry
The Provincial Department of Psychiatry is operated by Health PEI, a crown corporation responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services in Prince Edward Island.

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

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Physician - Psychiatry
Prince Edward Island
Employment Type
full time
Psychiatrist - Summerside, PEI
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.
Physicians have the option of choosing a salary, contract for service or fee-for-service payment modality. The Master Agreement details information related to payment modalities including salary, fee-for-service tariff of fees, blended payments (shadow billings), on-call payments, and benefits including paid vacation entitlements, CME funding, RRSP program and more.
Salaried physicians are entitled to benefits outlined in the Master Agreement between the Medical Society of Prince Edward Island, the Government of Prince Edward Island and Health PEI.
Refer to the Psychiatry Earning Potential Guide to understand the various payment options and potential compensation.
To further discuss remuneration information and options, contact us at 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Qualified and licensable candidates may be eligible for a return in service grant of $100,000 with a 3 year (5,850 hour) commitment.
Eligible moving expense reimbursements available.
Opportunity to teach with the PEI Residency Training Program with faculty appointment at Dalhousie University.
Electronic patient record system (hospital-based) with access to lab and x-ray reports from office.
Click here for incentive information.
Salaried physicians are eligible for:

Approved paid vacation and sick time;
Continuing Medical Education benefits;
Eligible CME paid leave up to a maximum of 10 days per fiscal year up to a maximum of $7000 in eligible CME expenses per fiscal year; and
Matched RRSP contributions.
For further information, refer to the Master Agreement. 
Qualification Requirements
The successful candidate must have certification or eligible by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) with FRCPC in Psychiatry;
Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI; and
US Boards are also acceptable.
In accordance with the Canadian Immigration regulations, preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada; however, all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
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 2024-05-28
Edited on 2024-05-28