Explore Midwife Opportunities in Prince Edward Island

Discover the possibilities when choosing to work and live in Prince Edward Island! Health PEI currently has full time permanent positions available for Registered Midwives. With Health PEI’s newly expanded scope of care now including Midwives, pursuing a career on the Island will be filled with excitement and innovation as we broaden our care offerings to individuals and their newborns across the province.

Recruitment Incentives & Salary Expectations

The Department of Health and Wellness offers several incentive programs for external candidates who are hired into eligible positions.


  • $81,159.00 – $101,478.00 per year.

Experienced Incentive

  • Incentive of $18,000 for 5,850 working hours return-in-service commitment is available for eligible Midwives with a minimum of five (5) years of full-time experience as a Registered Midwife.

Graduate Incentive

  • Incentive of $8,000 for 3,900 working hours return-in-service commitment is available for eligible midwives who have completed their students, mentorship, and have less than five (5) years of full-time work experience.

Relocation Assistance

  • Up to $17,000 in Relocation Assistance may be available at the discretion of the Hiring Manager. Relocation Assistance is based on driving distance from your current residence.
Midwifery Health System.

Be part of innovation and change on the Island!

Midwifery services have been long-awaited on Prince Edward Island. By choosing to pursue your career here you’ll be part of an engaged and collaborative environment that is working to create meaningful impact for midwives and their patients.

“This is a foundational piece for midwifery care to be operational on the Island. So it’s very exciting to see that in progress. There’s lots of conversations happening around access for midwives at the hospital level as well for midwives to provide full services.” – Melissa Roberts, Registered Midwife, Program Development Lead

In implementing new Midwifery services on PEI, Health PEI is committed to an employee model that still honours the Canadian model of practice. In addition, your liability insurance and overhead such as equipment, supplies and support staff will be covered.

College of Registered Nurses and Midwives.

CRNMPEI is the regulatory body for approximately 1800 registered nurses and nurse practitioners in Prince Edward Island.

Learn more about life on Prince Edward Island.

PEI is pretty big for a small island! Explore 1,100km of shoreline, vibrant cultural festivals and world-class dining experiences.

Explore Health PEI facilities across the province.

Get a sense of our primary care networks across the Province.

Ready to take the next step?

Connect with us! Our recruitment team would love to answer any questions about existing opportunities and life on the Island.