Experienced Registered Nurses - Nursing Recruitment Incentive Program

The PEI Nursing Recruitment Incentive Program provides incentives to experienced Registered Nurses to fill designated hard-to-recruit vacancies within Health PEI. 

Eligibility:

Who is eligible for the PEI Nursing Recruitment Incentive Program?

Registered Nurses who:

  • graduated from a recognized Bachelor of Nursing program at least 12 months prior to the date of application to this program,
  • are not current residents of Prince Edward Island;
  • are legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • are not employees of Health PEI nor the Province of Prince Edward Island, at the time of application; and
  • are eligible for registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Prince Edward Island.

Incentives:

A one time financial incentive of $5000 is available.

Is there a return-in-service commitment?

Yes, there is a two-year return-in-service agreement that must be signed by the applicant and the employer prior to the commencement of work.

What hard-to-recruit vacancies exist?

These financial incentives only apply to positions designated by Health PEI as hard-to-recruit. Applicable postings are clearly identified at Job Listings for Nurses.

Application Process:

You can apply for Registered Nurse Hard-to-Recruit positions online at Jobs PEI. You will need to complete these steps to submit an on-line application:

  1. Identify the competition number(s) for the position of interest;
  2. Create a  Jobs PEI account using a valid email address and contact information;
  3. Apply for Health career opportunities by competition number using your Jobs PEI account.

Contact:

Contact the Recruitment and Retention Secretariat of PEI for more information about employment opportunities and the Experienced Registered Nurse Recruitment Incentive program.

Email: healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca

 

 

Published date: 
January 10, 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