March 3, 2023 – Government of PEI: The province is increasing the financial recruitment incentives for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and midwives and adding a new financial incentive for licensed practical nurses, to improve healthcare for people in all areas PEI.
These enhanced recruitment incentives will help to stabilize the healthcare workforce and make Prince Edward Island more competitive in this very challenging labour market.
The Recruitment Incentives include:
- $5,000 for recently graduated and experienced licensed practical nurses;
- an increase from $5,000 to $8,000 for recently graduated and experienced registered nurses, nurse practitioners and midwives; and,
- an increase from $15,000 to $18,000 for experienced nurse practitioners and midwives.
- The incentives are available to recent graduates of a recognized program, or newly hired experienced professionals, and will have a return-in-service commitment to Health PEI.
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