Neonatal Intensive Care, Registered Nurse

Job posted: 21/12/2023
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 21293

Reference: 21293

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Neonatal Intensive Care, Registered Nurse

  • Work at one of the leading NICUs in Australia for patient quality care and outcomes
  • Become involved in our collaborative neonatal care approach
  • Flexible working options with 8hr and 12 hr shift options

About the Neonatal Services at Mercy Hospital for Women:

We are leaders in newborn intensive and special care in Australia. Our Neonatal Services, with 61 cots, caters to over 1500 newborns annually, making us one of Victoria's largest providers. We're renowned for delivering the highest quality care with exceptional patient outcomes. We care for neonates from 22 weeks gestation, requiring acute intensive care and stabilisation and transfer of newborns requiring surgery.

Our Commitment to Excellence:

As part of the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network, we prioritise delivering the safest, highest-quality care with a strong focus on family-centred care. We collaborate closely with other newborn services in Australia and worldwide to ensure the best quality care is being delivered.

A Collaborative Approach:

Our strength lies in multidisciplinary teamwork, we have an open-plan unit that allows for collaboration and support at all times. We offer numerous opportunities for career growth in nursing and research. Working in conjunction with our Tertiary Maternity Service, state retrieval service (PIPER), and the state's surgical centres, we provide immediate stabilisation and long-term care for newborns with complex conditions.

Our neonatal multidisciplinary care team pride ourselves on our positive culture that is driven through teamwork, respect and a passion for delivery of safe and quality care whilst partnering with the families in our care.

About the Role:

As a Registered Nurse in NICU, you will be responsible for direct patient care of newborns admitted into our service. With the use of state of the art equipment and best practice you willprovide intensive care support for newborns requiring various modes of ventilation, multi-organ support, nutrition and developmental care and integrating family centrered care.

  • Options for full time or part time positions
  • Working on 8hr or 12hr rosters
  • Supportive learning environment with a specialist in-house neonatal education team
  • Various career progression pathways and opportunities available within the Neonatal Services
  • Located next to the Austin Precinct in Heidelberg, across the road from Heidelberg train station

About You:

We're seeking dedicated individuals who are passionate about neonatal care. You are a registered nurse with a commitment to delivering the best care to our tiniest patients and their families. Your communication skills, teamwork, and adaptability make you a valuable member of our multidisciplinary team. You're driven by a desire for professional growth by encompassing best evidence based practice.

Join us, bring your experience and advance your career in an environment that values innovation, patient-centered care, and unwavering quality. Contribute to our mission of making a difference in the lives of our tiniest patients and their families.

About us:

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.

What we offer:

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.

What you will need:

  • 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).

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

  • Amy Farrelly, Jemma Binney, Alanah Crowle
  • afarrelly@mercy.com.au, jbinney@mercy.com.au, acrowle@mercy.com.au

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Neonatal Intensive Care, Registered Nurse

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Amy Elizabeth Farrelly - 84584737
Jemma Binney - 84584737

Neonatal Intensive Care, Registered Nurse