Nurse Recruitment

Nurses are an integral part of our health care team. Whether you are a new nursing graduate or have years of experience, Nova Scotia Health Authority has a variety of nursing opportunities across the province. These environments include a specialized hospital for Atlantic Canadians, community hospitals and community-based programs.
We offer many ways to support and develop your nursing career including:

  • Orientation and ongoing education to develop your nursing skills and competencies
  • Exposure to a variety of practices and experiences to help you achieve your career goals
  • A clinical nurse educator and health service manager to support you and your coworkers
  • Access to continuing education and professional development sessions

If you are graduating from a nursing program, re-entering the profession after an absence or relocating to Nova Scotia, we can help you.

Graduate Nurses

We offer a supporting environment to kick start your career in nursing. Through the New Graduate Transition program, you will receive a combination of classroom work and clinical practice to enhance your career. 
You will also be provided with a mentor on your unit that will offer guidance and advice as you begin your nursing career.

Relocation Information

Employment for specific positions may be eligible for relocation assistance. If you qualify for relocation assistance, Nova Scotia Health Authority will reimburse part of the relocation costs. Eligible employees will be required to sign a Return of Service Contract.   

More information can be provided during your interview with your hiring manager or HR advisor.

Nursing Unit Profiles

Abbie J. Lane Building

Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building

Cobequid Community Health Centre

Community Locations

Dartmouth General Hospital

East Coast Forensic Hospital

Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital

Halifax Infirmary Building

Hants Community Hospital

Multi Site

Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital

Nova Scotia Hospital

Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre

Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital

Victoria General Building

Nursing Resource Team