Midwives Recruitment Incentive Program

The PEI Midwives Recruitment Incentive Program provides incentives to Registered Midwives to fill high-demand vacancies within Health PEI. 


Who is eligible for this program?

Eligible midwives who meet the following criteria:


What is the financial incentive and is there a return in service (RIS) commitment?

  • $5,000 for 3900 working hours (two years full-time) RIS commitment for eligible Midwives who have completed their studies, mentorship, and have less than five (5) years of full-time work experience as a Registered Midwife.
  • $15,000 for 5850 working hours (three years full-time) RIS commitment for eligible Midwives with a minimum of five (5) years of full-time experience as a Registered Midwife.

A return-in-service agreement must be signed by the Midwife, the Government of Prince Edward Island and Health PEI.

Application Process

You can apply for Midwife positions online at Jobs PEI. You will need to complete the following steps to submit an on-line application:

  1. Create a Jobs PEI account using a valid email address and contact information;
  2. Apply for the Midwife opportunities by competition number using your Jobs PEI account.
  3. If you are awarded and accept a Midwife job offer with Health PEI, you are eligible to receive the Midwives Recruitment Incentive.


Contact the PEI Health Recruitment and Retention Secretariat of PEI for more information about employment opportunities and the PEI Midwives Recruitment Incentive Program.

Email: healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca

Published date: 
December 5, 2022
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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