PEI is not just a place to work; it’s a place to thrive! Licensed Practical Nurses deliver quality nursing care to Islanders across the system and are an invaluable member of the patient, client, and resident care team. We have opportunities for new graduate and experienced nurses in acute care, mental health and addictions, and long term care settings across the Island!

Recruitment Incentives

The Department of Health and Wellness offers several incentive programs for external candidates who are hired into eligible positions. Incentives may be stacked if the candidate and position meet all eligibility criteria. Additionally, relocation assistance may be available at the discretion of the Health PEI Hiring Manager for permanent hard-to-recruit positions.

LPN Recruitment Incentive

  • $5,000 for eligible positions Island-wide

Rural Incentive

  • $5,000 for eligible positions outside of Charlottetown

Student Loan Incentive

  • Up to $8,000 for positions within Charlottetown
  • LPN must have federal student loans and does not qualify for the Canada Loan Forgiveness Program due to their work location

Canada Student Loan Forgiveness

  • Up to $30,000 (over a maximum of 5 years) could be available for LPNs working in a rural area. This is a federal program.

Learn more about provincial incentive program eligibility and return-in-service requirements below:

“On days off, there are all kinds of things to do and see – beautiful walking trails and facilities. Geographically, we are blessed. I know you will absolutely love it.”

Darlene Aylward, RN
Moved to PEI to work at a Community Hospital

The Healthcare Landscape

Health PEI is responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services in Prince Edward Island, operating health centres, public long-term care nursing facilities and community-based programs and services. Health PEI proudly employs more than 6,800 staff members.

College of Licensed Practical Nurses of PEI

CLPNPEI is the professional regulatory body that governs the practice of graduate practical nurses, and licensed practical nurses in Prince Edward Island.

Life on PEI

A breathtaking destination, filled with wandering trails, endless beaches and unique experiences everywhere you look.

Current Opportunities

Browse our job board for currently vacant positions. Search “Licensed Practical Nurse” for current opportunities.

Ready to take the next step?

Our recruitment team would love to answer any questions about nursing opportunities and life on the Island.