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Werribee Mercy Hospital
Position Summary

Werribee Mercy Hospital Intensive Care Unit is 8 bed mixed medical/ surgical intensive care unit and attached newly commissioned 8 bed high dependency unit capable of providing complex invasive organ support in a metropolitan teaching hospital accredited for specialist training in intensive care, anaesthetics, emergency medicine and general medicine. The appointee will work as a medical officer in  

  • Intensive Care Unit, Werribee Mercy Hospital
  • Providing 24 hour cover to critically ill patients admitted to intensive care
  • Providing 24 hour rapid response to deteriorating patients 
  • Full time fixed term (6 months) for COVID 19 surge expansion to critical care facilities 

ABOUT YOU: 

  • General registration with AHPRA
  • Previous experience in intensive care, anaesthetics, emergency medicine or as a medical registrar preferred
  • Currently competent in Advanced Life Support (ARC ALS2 or equivalent)

ABOUT US: 

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.

WHAT WE OFFER:

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include: 

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Mercy Health is committed to the safety of all children and vulnerable people across our services. We recognise the importance of listening to the voice of children and vulnerable people and have a zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect. 

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.

Mercy Health has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations)

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:

  • Mainak Majumdar
  • MMajumdar@mercy.com.au

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