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 and Adolescent 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.


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.

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.

To further discuss remuneration information and options, contact us at

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.

Incentives and benefits

-Qualified and licensable candidates may be eligible for a return in service grant of $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

-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.

To apply, please send your cv to:
Physician Recruitment Coordinator
PEI Health Recruitment and Retention Secretariat
Email: sends e-mail)

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
Psychiatrist Opportunities
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
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 2022-01-05