Registered Nurse

September 11, 2021

Location: Melbourne Northern Suburbs
Company: Mercy Health
Access to free health and wellbeing programs

Mercy Hospital for Women
Permanent Full Time,Permanent Part Time


Fantastic opportunity to join our Tertiary Public Hospital with the Neonatal Unit comprising of a Level 6 NICU and a Special Care Nursery. We have a culture of teamwork and inclusiveness, and would love for you to join us!

  • Permanent full-time and part-time positions available
  • Located at Mercy Hospital for Women, Heidelberg
  • Provide and implement high quality clinical care for premature and sick babies and their families
  • Play an integral role in a motivated clinical team with a strong family centred care approach
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Involves working across all rostered shifts – 12hr shifts available
  • Permanent night duty offered with an annual 4-week rotation onto days



  • Registered Midwife and/or Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Minimum 12 months experience in Special Care Nursery
  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively with other members of the health care team
  • Ability to perform and demonstrate evidence-based practice within a clinical setting and be committed to ongoing professional development, clinical excellence and continuous quality improvement
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills



Mercy Hospital for Women is a fully accredited Level 6 Public Specialist Teaching Hospital providing both public and private patient care through maternity services, neonatology and paediatrics, perioperative services, gynaecology, women’s health and associated health, support and diagnostic services. We are a major teaching hospital and specialist referral centre with the medical, nursing, midwifery and allied health expertise to treat the most complex obstetric, neonatal and gynaecological cases.

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.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and 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 across our services. We recognise the importance of listening to the voice of children and have a zero tolerance of any form of child abuse.

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.

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.



Applications Close: 01/10/2021

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