Job Posting
full time Psychiatry at Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Job ID: 13726

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 & Adolescent Psychiatry
Forensic Psychiatry
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. Health PEI is located at 16 Garfield Street, Charlottetown, PEI.

Hours of Work:

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.

To apply, send C.V. to:
Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat
(902) 368-6302;

“In the event of a discrepancy in information on this website and the Master Agreement, the Master Agreement shall prevail.”

Province / State
Prince Edward Island
Employment Type
full time
Psychiatrists - Provincial Department of Psychiatry
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Physicians have the option of choosing a salary or fee-for-service payment modality. 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 can be found in the Master Agreement.

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 Heatlh PEI.

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 and Moving Expense Allowance are 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. 
Qualification Requirements
FRCPC or eligibility for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (link is external) Certification;

Eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island (link is external); and

Appointment to the Health PEI Medical Staff and appropriate privileging. 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Prince Edward Island 
Street Address 1
16 Garfield Street 
Street Address 2
City / Town
Postal / Zip Code
Institution Description
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
Master Agreement 
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Alison McKenna 
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Published on 2017-06-30
Edited on 2019-12-06