Psychiatrists Opportunities in PEI
Health PEI
Prince Edward Island
3 years ago
Start Date
March 17, 2021
Experience Level
Employment Type
Health PEI is seeking full-time permanent general psychiatrists to provide the full scope of psychiatric services to the Provincial Department of Psychiatry. Additionally, psychiatrists with an interest or fellowship in the following areas would be considered an asset:
  • Emergency Department - Consultant Liaison
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
Physicians have the option of choosing a salary 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.

The average salaried Health PEI psychiatrist working full time in Prince Edward Island earns approximately $412,000 per year.  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.

Incentives and benefits:
  • Qualified and licensable candidates may be eligible for a return in service grant $80,000 with a 4 year (7,800 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.
  • Other incentives as per the Master Agreement.
Certifications and other requirements:
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To apply, please send your CV to:
Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat

Health Care Workers are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination as per Health PEI’s Covid-19 Immunization and Management Policy. In the event that 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.
Health PEI
Head Office 16 Garfield St, Charlottetown, PE C1A 6A5, Canada
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Health PEI is responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services in Prince Edward Island. The organization operates hospitals, health centres, public long-term care nursing facilities and community-based programs and services.

Health PEI’s primary goals are to:
  • provide Islanders with safe, quality, person-centered care and services;
  • provide access to appropriate care by the right provider in the right setting; and
  • optimize resources and processes to sustain a viable health care system.
The Health PEI Board of Directors governs the agency, is accountable to the Minister of Health and Wellness and works collectively on behalf of all Islanders to ensure the management and delivery of safe, quality health care. The board also oversees the Chief Executive Officer who works with a broad range of dedicated health care professionals and administrative staff to provide high quality health care that is measured against national standards.

Health PEI was created in July 2010 marking a major step toward realizing a One Island Health System that provides Islanders with the right care, by the right provider, in the right place. 

(From the Health PEI website:

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Prince Edward Island
Location Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island, known for its red soil, beautiful beaches, and being the birthplace of confederation,  is the smallest Canadian province by both size and population. Given its small size, it is interestingly also the most densely populated, with its population of approximately 165,000 islanders.

PEI has a "One Island Health System" approach to healthcare, organized by Health PEI.

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Health PEI Head Office
Address 16 Garfield St, Charlottetown, PE C1A 6A5, Canada

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