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

   Social Worker, Community Mental Health & Addictions Multiple LocationsJuly 03, 2015
   Counter Staff - Tim Hortons Halifax CityJuly 02, 2015
   Human Resources Assistant Halifax CityJuly 02, 2015
   Consulting Scientist, Interdisciplinary Research Team Halifax CityJune 30, 2015
   Administrative Assistant II, Division of General Surgery Halifax CityJune 30, 2015
   Licensed Practical Nurse,Women's Ambulatory Clinics Halifax CityJune 30, 2015
   Poison Information Specialist (RN) Halifax CityJune 30, 2015
   Staff Nurse, Children's Day Surgery & Recovery Room  Halifax CityJune 30, 2015
   Staff Nurse/Family Care Coordinator, 6 North Ambulatory Halifax CityJune 30, 2015
   Staff Nurse, PACU  Halifax CityJune 29, 2015
   Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Diagnostic Imaging Halifax CityJune 29, 2015
   Software Developer, Centre for Research in Family Health Halifax CityJune 26, 2015
   Staff Nurse, Children's OR Halifax CityJune 26, 2015
   Staff Nurse, Children's OR Halifax CityJune 26, 2015
   Registration/Scheduling Clerk Halifax CityJune 25, 2015
   Ward Clerk, MSNU Halifax CityJune 25, 2015
   Child Life Specialist, Child Life Centrewide Halifax CityJune 25, 2015
   Child Life Specialist, Child Life Services Halifax CityJune 25, 2015
   Director of Technology Programs & Services Halifax CityJune 24, 2015
   Recreation Therapy Associate Halifax CityJune 24, 2015
   Recreation Therapy Associate Halifax CityJune 24, 2015
   Staff Nurse, NICU Halifax CityJune 24, 2015
   Admitting Clerk, Emergency Department Halifax CityJune 24, 2015
   Pediatric Emergency Physician Halifax CityJune 22, 2015
   Manager, Diagnostic Imaging Halifax CityJune 22, 2015
   Clinical Interventionist, EIBI Program Halifax CityJune 22, 2015
   Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory Technologist I Halifax CityJune 22, 2015
   Physiotherapist, Physiotherapy Service Halifax CityJune 16, 2015
   Perinatal Nurse Consultant, RCP Halifax CityJune 16, 2015
   Clinical Psychologist, Community Mental Health & Addictions Halifax CityJune 12, 2015
   Finance & Operations Officer, IWK Foundation Halifax CityJune 09, 2015
   Social Worker, Eating Disorders Clinic/Community Mental Health Halifax CityMay 22, 2015
   Paediatric Dentist Halifax CityMay 15, 2015
   Social Worker, Youth Forensic Services  Annapolis Valley, Kentville, WatervilleMay 12, 2015