Psychiatrist Opportunities

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

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.

Remuneration

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.

To further discuss remuneration information and options, contact us at healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca 

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

To apply, please send your cv to:

Physician Recruitment Coordinator
PEI Health Recruitment and Retention Secretariat
Email: healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca

 

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

 

 

 

Published date: 
November 4, 2019
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General Inquiries

Department of Health and Wellness

Recruitment and Retention Secretariat

3rd Floor, Sullivan Building
16 Fitzroy Street, PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-620-3874
Fax: 902-620-3875

healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca