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Locum - Psychiatry

The Position
Health PEI is seeking Locum Psychiatrists to provide support to the Provincial Department of Psychiatry in the following areas:
  • General Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry


Health PEI
16 Garfield
P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE     C1A 7N8

  • Physicians shall be paid on a contract for services basis with a requirement of 37.5 hours of work per week.  On-call coverage is paid on a fee for service basis in addition to the hourly rate.
  • Hourly rate for specialists will range from $128.53 - $147.18.


  • Return travel based on economy airfare.  If traveling by car, mileage rates are determined by PEI Treasury Board Policy and cannot exceed economy airfare.
  • Coverage of licensing fees with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI and the Medical Society of PEI.
  • Locum support stipend to offset the cost of accommodations and other living expenses:  $200/day worked June-September and $150/day worked October-May up to a maximum of $7500 per fiscal year.  Physicians must complete the Locum Support Stipend Form to receive these funds.
  • Arrangements and payment for car rental and accommodations are the responsibility of the physician.


  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification or eligibility.
  • Physicians must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI.
  • Work experience preferred.
Contact Information:

Dr. Heather Keizer, Chief
Mental Health and Addiction Services

Telephone:  (902) 368-5411
Fax:  (902) 620-3077


Calleen Gillis
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat
16 Fitzroy Street, P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE    C1A 7N8

Telephone:  (902) 620-3874
Fax:  (902) 620-3875
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