Registered Nurse

Job posted: 20/06/2022
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: 17562

Reference: 17562

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Neonatal Services - Registered Post graduate Nurse


In the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Mercy Hospital for Women (MHW) we are a collaborative and progressive team with close working relationships between nursing and medical groups. We have access to modern technologies and medical strategies to ensure we provide excellent clinical care.

Fantastic opportunity to join our Tertiary Public Hospital. Our 61 bed Neonatal Unit comprises of a Level 6 NICU and a Special Care Nursery. We have a culture of teamwork and inclusiveness, and would love you to join us!

  • Located at Mercy Hospital for Women, Heidelberg as part of a large medical precinct, well accessed by public transport
  • As a new member of the team, you will be supported through a comprehensive orientation program.
  • Provide and implement high quality individualised 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
  • Options for full-time or part-time permanent positions
  • Involves working across all rostered shifts, 8 or 12 hour shifts available
  • Or permanent night duty offered with an annual 4 week rotation onto days
  • Salary is in line with the Enterprise Agreement and will be based on your years of experience starting at $40.39 - $46.86


  • Registered Nurse/Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Minimum of Post Graduate Certificate in Neonatal Intensive or equivalent
  • 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 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).

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.


  • Name: Amy Farrelly, Nurse Unit Manager
  • Phone: (03) 8458 4737
  • Email: AFarrelly@mercy.com.au

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

Registered Nurse

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Amy Farrelly - (03) 8458 4737

Registered Nurse