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Psychiatrist - Emergency Room


Health PEI is seeking a permanent 1.0 FTE Emergency Room Psychiatrist based in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital located in Charlottetown, PEI


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

Hours of Work:

37.5 hours per week

Job Duties:

  • Provide consultation and care for patients referred to psychiatry at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Emergency Room during regular working hours Monday-Friday
  • Participate in on-call/ECT roster as defined by the speciality service
  • This position would also include potential for involvement in resident and medical student teaching with academic appointment


  • Physicians have the option of choosing fee for service or salary payment modality
  • For the benefits package, follow the link to the Master Agreement between the Medical Society of PEI, Health PEI and the Government of Prince Edward Island Master Agreement


  • Return-in-Service Grant and Moving Expense Allowance are available
  • Opportunity to teach medical students and residents with faculty appointment from Dalhousie Medical School
  • Electronic patient record system (hospital based) with access to lab and x-ray reports from office
  • CPOE - computerized provider order entry system


  • Must have Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada eligibility or certification
  • Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island

Forward CV and Letter of Interest to:

Dr. Heather Keizer, Chief
Mental Health and Addictions, Health PEI
P.O. Box 1929
Charlottetown, PE     C1A 7N5
Telephone 902-368-5411

For further information contact:

Calleen Gillis
Recruitment & Retention Secretariat
Department of Health and Wellness
P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE     C1A 7N8
Telephone:  902.620.3874
Fax:  902.620.3875
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