Job Posting
full time Physician - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 8706

Health PEI is seeking candidates for full-time permanent Physiatrist positions based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH).
Health PEI is a crown corporation responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services in PEI. The successful candidate will join the Rehabilitation Team located in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department of the QEH. The QEH is a 243-bed provincial referral facility and general hospital.

The successful candidate will have an opportunity to: practice electrodiagnosis in the QEH EMG Lab in collaboration with our Neurological colleagues; perform inpatient and outpatient consultations and directive care; musculoskeletal evaluation and treatment; and participate in interdisciplinary rehabilitation clinics with our ambulatory teams. The Department has a well equipped rehabilitation clinic including the equipment for ultrasound and needle EMG guided diagnostic and interventional procedures.

Prince Edward Island remains one of the most enjoyed gems of Eastern Canada, that includes a unique mix of urban and rural experiences. We are surrounded by the Atlantic ocean with outstanding beaches, boating opportunities, and a wide variety of recreational opportunities. PEI is recognized for its high number of quality golf courses frequented by Islanders and visitors alike.

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

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Physician - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Prince Edward Island
Employment Type
full time
Physiatrist - Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Full-time: 37.5 hrs/week.
Currently our allocation is 2 Physiatrists and therefore on call is not required.

Physicians have the option of choosing a salary or contract for services remuneration. There may be an opportunity to explore additional duties for fee-for-service payment. Further information related to payment modalities, including salary; contract for service, blended payments (shadow billings); on-call payments; and benefits including paid vacation entitlements, CME funding, RRSP program, and more can be found in the Master Agreement between Health PEI and Medical Society of Prince Edward Island.
Refer to the Physiatry Earning Potential Guide to understand the various payment options and potential compensation.
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
Return-in-Service Grant may be available;
Eligible moving expense reimbursement up to $10,000 is available;
There is an opportunity to be affiliated with Dalhousie University for Post-Graduate and Under-Graduate teaching. CME via videoteleconference is readily available including regional Physical Medicine Rehabilitation Rounds from Dalhousie/NS Rehabilitation Centre.
The provincial Electronic Patient Records System, laboratory services and diagnostic imaging is well developed with access via VPN onsite and in the community.
Other incentives as per the Master Agreement. 
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