General Manager- Werribee Mercy Hospital

November 5, 2021

Job Location: Melbourne Western Suburbs
Employer: Mercy Health
Salary Packaging, Health and Wellbeing Initiatives

Werribee Mercy Hospital
Permanent Full Time


Mercy Health’s Werribee Mercy Hospital is expanding.  We have an ambitious and exciting growth strategy, which includes expanding our clinical service profile within the Werribee community.  This is a new position to support this growth.

We are seeking a new General Manager for our Werribee site. The primary function of this role is to oversee and be accountable for the day-to-day management of the facility. In addition to leading the supportive, dedicated and team, key performance measures also include clinical outcomes, customer experience, financial performance and redevelopment of the site     

The successful candidate will be a collaborative leader, with the ability to develop a highly performing organising and also continue to develop the community relationships.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Office – this is a new opportunity to create a difference to the growing community in the west. 

  • Based at Werribee Mercy Hospital
  • Full time, permanent position
  • Exciting new executive management role to support growth and expansion


We are seeking an experienced leader to join the executive team. You’ll have excellent communication skills and will have previously demonstrated the ability to build relationships with key stakeholders, both internally and externally. 

You’ll be dynamic, enthusiastic, self-motivated and thrive in a fast-paced environment where you’ll find diversity, meaning and a professional challenge.

You will also need to have; 

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or extensive experience in managing hospital patient access and flow improvement initiatives
  • Allied Health or Nursing/Midwifery qualification
  • Current AHPRA registration if applicable
  • Strong relevant clinical skills and experience in acute settings. 

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity you can reach out Robynne Cooke, Chief Operating Officer Mercy Health Services. Please note only applicants that have been in contact with Robynne will be considered for interview.


Werribee Mercy Hospital is a General Public Hospital located in the rapidly growing Western suburbs of Melbourne. Our services include surgical, medical, maternity, newborn, renal dialysis, emergency, mental health, rehabilitation, aged and palliative care. The hospital has recently undergone significant expansion with the opening or our new intensive care unit, additional operating theatres and the opening of two new wards, taking the total number of beds to 298. Join us now and be part of our team as we expand to serve our community.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women’s health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development. 

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.


Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ With a values based culture, Mercy Health offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health – our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Mercy Health is committed to the safety of all children and vulnerable people across our services. We recognise the importance of listening to the voice of children and vulnerable people and have a zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect. 

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.

Mercy Health is committed to public health and safety measures that protect the health and lives of our people and the individuals and communities we serve. As a Catholic organisation we believe in the principle of the common good and as such we expect our staff to participate in immunisations/vaccinations to safeguard the most vulnerable.

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.


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Applications Close: 19/11/2021

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