Mercy Hospital in located in Maori Hill overlooking picturesque Otago Harbour and the peninsula, within a leisurely walk, or a few minutes drive, of central Dunedin.
The environment is special when working in Mercy, and is enjoyed by staff and patients alike. It is surrounded by beautifully kept park-like gardens, a place where staff can relax outside for lunch, or just sit and enjoy the colourful flower beds and the magnificent views.
There are over 200 full and part-time staff at Mercy Hospital. They include nurses, administration, reception, laundry, kitchen, housekeeping, maintenance, gardening and stores officer.
The Sisters of Mercy have a strong commitment to their staff.
Mercy Hospital is also committed to ongoing education, which includes a theatre peri-operative programme for student nurses wanting to specialise in theatre. This is arranged with Otago Polytechnic.
Participation in conferences or courses of academic study related to long-term career goals are encouraged.