Emergency: 911
Telecare: 811
Poison: 1-800-565-8161
5850/5980 University Ave., Halifax, NS B3K 6R8

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Since opening its doors over 100 years ago, the IWK Health Centre has continued to grow and evolve in Atlantic  Canada.  From revolutions in medicine to emerging health care needs, the IWK has always been at the forefront of patient-centred care.  It is in this tradition of excellence that the IWK is building a future filled with promise.

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We continue to search for top talent for our current open positions. The IWK posts all available jobs on career beacon. To access the most recent listings, click here.  

Working at the IWK

The IWK Health Centre provides quality care to women, children, youth and families in the Maritime Provinces and beyond. In addition to providing highly specialized (tertiary) care, the IWK also provides primary care services. The IWK is engaged in leading-edge research; works to promote healthy lifestyles for families; and supports education opportunities for health professionals and other learners.

Collective Agreements

The IWK works closely with the Unions representing IWK’s unionized employees to develop and maintain positive working relationships. 


The IWK offers a competitive benefits package for full- and part-time employees (and their dependents) with different options.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked questions about the application process at the IWK Health Centre. 

About Halifax

Atlantic Canada’s largest City Halifax has the features of a big city in a small city setting.  On the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, this cosmopolitan port city offers the best of two worlds – a rich history with a close connection to the sea and a vibrant, young culture.  As Nova Scotia’s capital, Halifax is the major centre of the Maritimes and is also the largest city east of Quebec City and north of Boston.  Halifax is also one of the oldest cities in Canada and provides a blend of history, culture and modern amenities.