Welcome to the Island

PEI offers not just a job, but a lifestyle. Imagine a place where your career aligns seamlessly with an exceptional quality of life. With world-class healthcare facilities, a supportive professional community, and a rich cultural tapestry, PEI is more than just an island; it’s a thriving landscape for professionals seeking a fulfilling personal and professional life.

Explore the benefits of working as a Physician Assistant in PEI below.

Benefits at a Glance:

  • $54.44 – $62.42 per hour
  • Paid vacations, bi-weekly pay
  • 100% employer paid health benefits & pension plan
  • Relocation assistance

Current Opportunities

Physician Assistants make a valuable difference in the lives of Islanders. Start the path to your new career today!

Additional opportunities like temporary or casual positions can be found by:

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.

Patient Medical Homes

Patient medical homes have been formed at five Island primary care locations, beginning the shift in primary health care from solo family practices to collaborative health care and better access to care for Islanders. 

Patient Medical Homes deliver team-based care through a model that has been developed and endorsed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC).

College of Physicians and Surgeons PEI

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island serves the public by regulating all physicians practicing in PEI in accordance with the Regulated Health Professions Act.

Physician Assistant Regulations

Physician Assistants are regulated health care professionals who practice under PEI’s Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA) – Physician Assistants.

Current Available Opportunities

Browse our currently available Physician Assistant opportunities.

Ready to take the next step?

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