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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 for a salaried physician

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.  Salary rate is $205,914 - $238,090.
  • For the salaried model and benefits package, follow the link to the Master Agreement between the Medical Society of Prince Edward Island, the Government of Prince Edward Island and Health PEI. Master Agreement
  • Fee for Service billing is based on the Tariff of Fees of the Master Agreement
  • On-call coverage is paid on a fee for service basis above the base salary


  • $40,000 Return-in-Service Grant for three years of commited practice
  • Moving Expense Allowance - minimum of $5,000 and maximum of $10,000 for three years of commited practice
  • 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

For further information:

Dr. Heather Keizer, Chief
Mental Health and Addictions, Health PEI

Telephone 902-368-5411

Submit CV to:

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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