Job Posting
locum Physician - Psychiatry at Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 8705

Health PEI is seeking a psychiatrist to provide the full scope of psychiatric services to the Operational Stress Injury (OSI) Satellite Clinic.
Located in Stratford, PEI, the Operational Stress Injury Satellite Site is a partnership with Veterans Affairs Canada and Horizon Health, NB until March 31, 2025, with possibility of extension. The mandate of OSI clinics are to provide comprehensive psychological support to all veterans, and still serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces and the RCMP who may be dealing with an operational stress injury. There is a requirement for a 0.3 FTE psychiatrist as part of the OSI satellite site for PEI.

The team works collaboratively with the clients as part of their health care team which may include other specialists to plan and deliver competent health services.

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.

Job Duties
The Psychiatrist will receive client referrals from Veterans Affairs Canada, Canadian Armed Forces and the RCMP Health Services for clients with operational stress injuries for a disability/diagnostic assessment and/or treatment recommendation.
The psychiatrist will provide care and support to the clients with operational stress injuries including but not limited to PTSD, other anxiety disorders, depression, substance use disorders, and other conditions that may interfere with daily functioning.

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

Application Process
Please visit the original posting on, the Canadian physician job registry, to apply for this vacancy.

Physician - Psychiatry
Prince Edward Island
Employment Type
Psychiatrist (Operational Stress Injury) - Stratford
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Part-time hours for a 0.3 FTE salaried physician are defined as 11.25 hours per week;
Part-time contract-for-service hours is based on a maximum of 517.5 hours per year; and
For psychiatrists with interest in additional work with the Department of Psychiatry, more information can be found in the posting here.

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), and salary benefits including paid vacation entitlements, CME funding, RRSP program and more.
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
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; and
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; and
Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging.
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 2024-05-31
Edited on 2024-05-31