Mitcham Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Employment Overview

Mitcham Private Hospital has a commitment to the professional development of its staff. As part of Ramsay Health Care, Mitcham Private Hospital prides itself on promoting a culture of innovative and customer-focused care and service.

Our goal of being the standard of excellence for quality healthcare through continuously improving services is the driving force behind Mitcham Hospital’s development and is demonstrated in all aspects of the hospital;

  • Quality Management Program
  • National Standards Accreditation
  • Pre-admission clinic for patients undergoing joint replacement
  • Emphasis on discharge planning
  • Collaborative approach between doctors, nurses, and caregivers across the continuum
  • Empowering nursing staff
  • Providing a multidisciplinary approach to address patient needs, including; physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social workers, dieticians, etc
  • Risk Management Program

All of these and many additional activities contribute to the quality of care patients receive at Mitcham Private Hospital but none so much as the outstanding hands on nursing care that our patients receive every day.

Taking good care of the nurses that take care of our patients is the key to Mitcham Private's success. The following are some of the initiatives that have been undertaken to ensure that nursing at Mitcham Private is as rewarding as it is enjoyable;

  • Career development opportunities through Staff Development Programs
  • Paid study leave for approved post graduate study
  • Support and encouragement for succession planning
  • Opportunities to influence policy decisions
  • Salary packaging of superannuation
  • Performance appraisals and reviews linked to personal and professional development
  • No Lift Policy
  • Free uniforms
  • Free Staff Car Parking
  • Comprehensive Graduate Nurses Program for undergraduate and Graduate Midwives
  • Family friendly conditions of employment
  • Staff immunisation program
  • Subsidised meals
  • Current Enterprise Agreements in place
  • Reward & Recognition Program

These employment benefits combined with a supportive management team, recently renovated facility, an outstanding network of doctors and a caring nursing staff creates a work environment that is truly as flexible as you need it to be and as challenging as you want to make it.

If you would like to learn more about the opportunities at Mitcham Private Hospital, please contact:
Penelope Marshall
Director of Clinical Services
Mitcham Private Hospital
Phone: 03 9210 3126

Our staff