Registered Nurse -Intensive Care Unit

Job posted: 24/02/2023
Applications close: 04/04/2023 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 19462

Reference: 19462

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan


Werribee Mercy Hospital is a public hospital servicing the growing community of the West.  Our Intensive care unit was opened in 2018, with state of the art facilities. Our ICU provides care to patients with a variety of medical, surgical and non-invasive cardiac conditions. Our service also includes a 24 hours clinical liaison service, rapid response service and clinical educator to facilitate professional development opportunities.  Expansion of our service is included in the organisation growth strategy which includes plans for a new Emergency Department due for completion in 2027 and other future developments leading towards becoming a Tertiary facility.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experience Critical Care Nurse to join our Intensive Care team.

Joining our team you will:

  • Ensure the delivery of high quality, patient focused clinical care to patients in the ICU
  • Demonstrate excellent clinical assessment and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Have the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary diverse and innovative team
  • Demonstrate and practice within the core values of Mercy Health.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with key stakeholders both internally external stakeholders to facilitate patient care.
  • Work a rotating roster across AM/PM/Night Duty across a seven day roster.
  • Salary Range $34.17 to $48.27 per hour
  • Permanent full time, part time positions available


  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse
  • Post Graduate qualification or equivalent in Intensive Care Nursing
  • Recent experience in Critical Care Nursing


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.

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.

Contact Details

Please note-the applicant shortlisting will commence soon and the advert may close before the closing date if suitable candidates are recruited.

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Registered Nurse -Intensive Care Unit

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Patrick Maloney, Acting Nurse Unit Manager - 03 8754 6432

Registered Nurse -Intensive Care Unit