Anaesthetics/PACU & Scrub Scout Registered Nurses

Job posted: 19/06/2023
Applications close: 27/12/2023 (Midnight)
21 days remaining

21 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 20197

Reference: 20197

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan


Opportunities for experienced Anaesthetic/PACU and Scrub/Scout nurses to join our team. We are a 4 Theatre complex, Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Oncology surgery are the main focus with a busy emergency 24-hour theatre offering an exciting and challenging environment.

  • Permanent full time and part time positions, and various fixed term contracts available.
  • Mercy Hospital for Women in Heidelberg, opposite Heidelberg train station.
  • Rotating roster with no night duty unless relieving for leave. (optional)
  • On call only once a fortnight.
  • Education support available and preceptors provided if required


  • Experience as a Perioperative nurse, minimum 1 year required.
  • Qualification in Perioperative nursing, either discipline, required.
  • Registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
  • Interest in women's health, desirable.
  • Able to work all shifts, night shift not required (But available when roster vacancies)
  • Good interpersonal and communication 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 people are searching for meaning in their work life and finding a workplace that connects with their values is a key motivation when choosing an employer. As a not-for-profit healthcare provider, Mercy Health has a strong mission and clear values that guide us in everything we do. We pride ourselves on:

  • Caring for our people and those important to them with generous employee assistance available for employees and their families
  • Encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and supporting all staff to be their authentic selves at work through our network group for LGBTIQ+ staff and allies
  • Protecting children and vulnerable people in all our services, by listening to them and having zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect
  • Taking a stand against climate change, which is one of the biggest threats to the health of the world and all humanity, and committing to action that will help make our world fairer and more sustainable
  • Offering benefits such as generous salary packaging, purchased leave, career progression and development opportunities, access to health and wellbeing programs and a range of discounts across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services.


  • Candidates are required to meet the position and qualification requirements.
  • Provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check (Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation).
  • Proof of vaccination status consistent with public health orders and with Mercy Health’s policy (includes but is not limited to COVID-19 and seasonal influenza vaccination compliance requirement).

Employment with Mercy Health is subject to satisfactory background checks which can include Police Record Check, Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Screening Clearance.

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.

Contact Details

  • Jenny Telfer, Perioperative Services Manager
  • 8458 4108

To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button.

Anaesthetics/PACU & Scrub Scout Registered Nurses

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Jennifer Telfer

Anaesthetics/PACU & Scrub Scout Registered Nurses