IWK Health Centre
IWK Health Centre
IWK Health Centre

About the IWK Health Centre

The IWK is a world-class women's and children's Health Centre serving over a million "Maritimers" through our sites in the Halifax area and in Waterville, located in the Annapolis Valley. Patients and families tell us we provide excellent care in a unique and passionate environment. Our practice is rooted in a collaborative model that integrates talented people with new technologies, research, training, and clinical excellence. We provide the most complex levels of care in our region, but we are also firmly entrenched at the community level providing some primary and secondary care services. We're also a strong advocate for the health of families. The IWK is a global leader in research and knowledge sharing, and a partner in educating the next generation of health professionals. We are extremely proud of those we serve, those we work with, and our work.


Our vision of "Healthy Families. The Best Care." starts with top talent. The IWK posts all available positions within our Halifax area and Waterville sites on Career Beacon.com, so be sure to set up an alert to always know when there might be a match! We have consistent needs within our Nursing and Mental Health & Addictions Programs- click into either program to have a look!

Our Province - People choose to move and live here for a myriad of reasons. Our coastal areas put the wind in our sails and our Annapolis Valley region has a stunning beauty, with award winning food and wine producers. Click here to find out more about what makes our province a great place to live and work!


Applying for a position

Current IWK vacancies are listed below. In order to apply for posted vacancies, all applicants are required to set up a CareerBeacon account. Once an account has been created, applicants can apply for posted vacancies online by selecting the "Apply Online Now" button on the posting.

For technical support with online applications, please contact CareerBeacon directly at 1-888-878-7637 or email support@careerbeacon.com.

Please be advised that internal job postings are open to IWK employees only. An offer of employment for successful external applicants is contingent upon the successful applicant providing a satisfactory Criminal Record Check complete with Vulnerable Sector Search as well as a Child Abuse Registry Check.

Career Opportunities

  Career Title Location Date Posted Region

   Data System/Research Assistant, Research Services Halifax CityNovember 24, 2015
   Staff Nurse, PMU Halifax CityNovember 24, 2015
   Medical Laboratory Assistant Halifax CityNovember 20, 2015
   Staff Nurse, Children's OR Halifax CityNovember 20, 2015
   Ward Clerk, MSNU Halifax CityNovember 20, 2015
   Business Administrator, Research Services Halifax CityNovember 20, 2015
   Administrative Assistant, Research Services Halifax CityNovember 20, 2015
   Staff Nurse, PICU Halifax CityNovember 19, 2015
   Dietitian, Food Services Halifax CityNovember 19, 2015
   Access Navigator, Central Referral Halifax CityNovember 19, 2015
   Registered Nurse, Transfusion Medicine  Halifax CityNovember 19, 2015
   Orthoptist/Ophthalmic Medical Technologist/Instructor Halifax CityNovember 19, 2015
   Social Worker, Community Mental Health & Addicitions Halifax CityNovember 18, 2015
   Medical Laboratory Technologist I, CSTMST Halifax CityNovember 18, 2015
   Administrative Assistant II, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery & CHC Halifax CityNovember 17, 2015
   Staffing Coordinator, PMU Halifax CityNovember 17, 2015
   Psychologist, Community Mental Health and Addictions Halifax CityNovember 10, 2015
   Social Worker, Complex Case, Mental Health & Addictions Program Halifax CityNovember 10, 2015
   Staff Nurse - Youth Forensic Services Annapolis Valley, Kentville, WatervilleNovember 10, 2015
   Licensed Practical Nurse - Youth Forensic Services Annapolis Valley, Kentville, WatervilleNovember 10, 2015
   Clinical Nurse Specialist, Hematology/Oncology/Nephrology Services Halifax CityNovember 09, 2015
   Research Assistant, Centre for Pediatric Pain Research Halifax CityNovember 06, 2015
   Clinical Psychologist, Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation Services Halifax CityOctober 29, 2015
   Research Associate, Gastroenterology Research Halifax CitySeptember 30, 2015
   Pediatric Emergency Physician Halifax CitySeptember 28, 2015