Registered Nurse – Emergency Department

  • Werribee, VIC
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • Salary not specified AUD / Year

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Job description


Werribee Mercy Hospital is a public hospital delivering care to the growing community of the West of Melbourne. We are recruiting, to increase our workforce profile, to meet the growing need of our community. Our Emergency Department provides care to over 50,000 patients annually of which 25% are paediatric patients. We have an exciting growth strategy which will lay the foundation for our future growth including $110 million 2 storey Emergency Department due for completion in 2026.

Our community is culturally diverse with 1 in 2 families being born overseas. Patients present with a variety of medical and surgical conditions providing staff with opportunities to expand their knowledge and skills in a supportive environment. Joining our team you will work in a collaborative, driven and supportive multidisciplinary team including Doctors, Nurses, Allied Health and Clerical Staff with the primary focus of delivering patient-centred timely care.

Permanent positions available, option for Full Time or Part Time Ongoing support and education from our team of dedicated nurse educators. Base annual salary AUD $71,333 to $95,378 plus allowances (as per the Victorian Public Sector Enterprise Agreement) Generous salary packaging available to increase your take home pay. Visa sponsorship for successful applicants, will be considered. Please highlight your relocation plans in your cover letter if applicable.

Joining our team you will:

Provide timely patient-centred care to patients, family and carers using a holistic approach Demonstrate excellent clinical knowledge and assessment skills Engage with key stakeholders to ensure the best clinical outcomes and experience for patients and their families Work in established nurse – patient ratios Enjoy work life balance with flexible rostering options; Full-time, Part-time permanent and fixed term positions available If you are ready for a challenge and you want to provide evidence based holistic care – this is a job for you!


Current Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Minimum 2 years recent acute nursing experience, preferably in Critical Care areas Excellent clinical assessment and time management skills High level of communication skills and experience working within a multidisciplinary team Positive attitude towards continuous improvement, innovation and change Post Graduate qualification in Critical Care Nursing (Emergency) Desirable


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.

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