How to Apply

The Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) and IWK Health Center offer you the opportunity to build the career you want, with organizations that directly impact the health of Atlantic Canadians. The NSHA and IWK are distinct employers that serve different patient populations, however we have created one place for you to view all of our opportunities.

As part of our search for top talent, we invite you to search our careers, set up a job alert and connect with our recruiters by uploading your resume.

Applying online is quick and easy:

  • Register to create your profile
  • Upload your resume
  • Apply for the role that interests you

For a quick tutorial on how to search and apply, click here.

Where to find our jobs

If you are an employee of NSHA or IWK, please click here.

If you are not currently employed by NSHA or IWK but wish to explore opportunities, click here for all postings.

Application Process & Information

If you are currently an employee of the NSHA or IWK and wish to apply for a position, you must sign in with your current Employee Self Service user name and password.

Applicants are screened based on the qualifications posted. Qualified candidates are referred to Hiring Managers within five days from the competition closing date.

As a Unionized organization, we are legally obligated to consider our internal applicants first. In cases where there are no qualified internal applicants, we review applications from external candidates.

Once qualified candidates are referred to the Hiring Manager, interview timing can vary depending on the number of candidates and the schedules of the interview panel.

All new hires will need to provide a valid criminal record check and a vulnerable sector search before starting employment. The criminal record check must have been issued within the last three months (for IWK employees) or the last six months (for NSHA employees). A photocopy will not be accepted. To obtain a criminal record check, visit your local police or RCMP detachment. Individuals will need to provide a criminal record check at his/her own cost.