Registered Nurse

Job posted: 11/01/2023
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 18923

Reference: 18923

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan


Level 5 is a 24 bed acute general medical ward that cares for a wide variety of medical presentations and conditions including but not limited to respiratory, neurology, endocrinology and renal. The ward is located in the Catherine McAuley Building - a state of the art development by Mercy Health at Werribee Mercy Hospital. It also has the capacity to care for a range of general infectious disease patients. The ward has a strong culture to support and develop a wide range of clinical skills and enhance professional development. We are supported by a dedicated team of nurse educators and clinical support nurses.


As an experienced Registered Nurse, you will be part of a highly motivated and supportive team of nurses working in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to provide exceptional clinical service. In addition to growing your career in the rewarding role of medical nursing, you will:

  • Improve your skills working with friendly educators and a robust education program
  • Have flexibility to work across a variety of shifts promoting work-life balance
  • Permanent full-time and part-time positions available
  • Salary is according to the Victorian Award ($ 36.92- 46.86/ hour)


To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Current and unrestricted registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Minimum 4 years of clinical experience in an acute medical ward
  • Excellent clinical knowledge, assessment and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with diverse multidisciplinary teams
  • Willingness to learn and improve clinical and critical thinking skills
  • Be a driver for patient advocacy and excellent clinical service.


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.

The hospital is perfectly positioned with easy access on and off the M1 Princes Freeway, walking distance to Hoppers Crossing train station, café and shops, and is co-located adjacent to a privately operated childcare facility that delivers childcare to pre-school age children making it easy to get to work with minimal fuss.

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.


Please Note: Shortlisting of applicants will commence immediately. Advert may be closed sooner than the advertised date if a suitable applicant is appointed.

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


Kate Bermingham, Nurse Unit Manager - 8754 3494

Registered Nurse