Physiatrist

Health PEI is seeking candidates for a full-time permanent Physiatrist based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Are you looking for a change of scenery? Have you always wanted to live that east coast lifestyle? Consider an opportunity as a physiatrist in Prince Edward Island and get a taste of […]

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Health PEI is seeking candidates for a full-time permanent Physiatrist based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

Are you looking for a change of scenery? Have you always wanted to live that east coast lifestyle?

Consider an opportunity as a physiatrist in Prince Edward Island and get a taste of PEI life – literally! Explore delectable Island cuisine, endless shorelines, charming trails, and an incredible arts and culture scene, all while making professional connections in an inclusive and diverse work environment.

Health PEI is a crown corporation responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services in PEI.  The successful candidate will join the Rehabilitation Team located in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department of the QEH.  The QEH is a 243-bed provincial referral facility and general hospital.

The successful candidate will have an opportunity to: practice electrodiagnosis in the QEH EMG Lab in collaboration with our Neurological colleagues; perform inpatient and outpatient consultations and directive care; musculoskeletal evaluation and treatment; and participate in interdisciplinary rehabilitation clinics with our ambulatory teams. The Department has a well equipped rehabilitation clinic including the equipment for ultrasound and needle EMG guided diagnostic and interventional procedures.

Prince Edward Island remains one of the most enjoyed gems of Eastern Canada, and includes a unique mix of urban and rural experiences. We are surrounded by the Atlantic ocean with outstanding beaches, boating opportunities, and a wide variety of recreational opportunities. PEI is recognized for its many quality golf courses frequented by Islanders and visitors alike.

Hours of Work

Full-time: 37.5 hrs/week.
Currently our allocation is 2 Physiatrists and therefore on call is not required.

Remuneration

Physicians have the option of choosing a salary or contract for services remuneration. There may be an opportunity to explore additional duties for fee-for-service payment. Further information related to payment modalities, including salary; contract for service, blended payments (shadow billings); on-call payments; and benefits including paid vacation entitlements, CME funding, RRSP program, and more can be found in the Master Agreement between Health PEI and Medical Society of Prince Edward Island.
Please contact the Recruitment and Retention Secretariat at healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca to discuss remuneration information and options in further detail.

Incentives

Return-in-Service Grant up to $100,000 may be available;
Eligible moving expense reimbursement up to $10,000 is available;
There is an opportunity to be affiliated with Dalhousie University for Post-Graduate and Under-Graduate teaching. CME via videoteleconference is readily available including regional Physical Medicine Rehabilitation Rounds from Dalhousie/NS Rehabilitation Centre.
The provincial Electronic Patient Records System, laboratory services and diagnostic imaging is well developed with access via VPN onsite and in the community.
Other incentives as per the Master Agreement.

Qualifications:

Certifications and Eligibility 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.