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Werribee Mercy Hospital
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ABOUT THE ROLE:

Werribee Mercy Hospital is currently looking for Specialist intensivists to join the Senior Medical Staff team in the Intensive Care Unit on a fractional fixed term basis.

This is an exciting time to join Werribee Mercy Hospital with current and future developments which are planned to make this campus a major tertiary hub in Melbourne’s South West.

Our eight bed adult intensive care unit provides critical care services to patients with a wide spectrum of pathologies including complex medical, acute obstetrics and an expanding surgical work including major colorectal, major orthopaedics, upper GI and breast and endocrine in addition to standard general surgical workload. The unit is involved in the planning and development of services extending beyond the Unit to the provision of rapid response to deteriorating patient across the campus as well as the setup of innovative services in the perioperative space.

There is the opportunity for participation in undergraduate and postgraduate research and education through the University of Notre Dame. The unit is accredited for basic training by the College of Intensive Care Medicine and accepts trainees from Medical, Anaesthetic, General Surgical and Emergency Medicine programs and is accredited for the critical care component of these training programs also. The unit is part of the ANZICS network and is an active participant in ANZICS CTG research projects.

ABOUT YOU:

  • Unrestricted registration with AHPRA
  • Specialist qualification in Intensive Care Medicine (FCICM or equivalent)
  • Participates in appropriate program of continuing professional development
  • No restrictions on employment in Australia i.e. Australian citizen, permanent resident or on appropriate employment visa for Australia

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.

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:

  • Dr Mainak Majumdar 
  • MMajumdar@mercy.com.au

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