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Our state of the art hospital draws on the talent of over 1000 professional and highly skilled staff who are committed to providing exceptional care.
Our remarkable people live our mission in every aspect of their work. Together, we aspire to realise excellence each day, ensuring our actions are also characterised by our core values of compassion, justice and integrity.
We are an equal opportunity employer and make the professional development of our employees a priority. When employed at the Mater hospital, you will have access to a range of services and benefits, some of the offerings available to staff are;
As a not for profit organisation we are able to offer our staff the full benefit of salary packaging. This allows staff to have a proportion of their salary paid as a reimbursement of personal expenses and no income tax is payable on this money.
Staff can also obtain
Novated Vehicle Leasing
Meal Entertainment card - You can pay for your restaurant meals with your pre-tax dollars
Staff can also package
Income Protection Insurance
Holiday Accommodation and Hire
Education and Work Development
Employee Assistance Program
The Mater hospital employee assistance program is available to all staff and their immediate family offering free high quality confidential counselling services for work related and personal issues.
Medibank has partnered with the Mater Hospital to offer our employees flexible and wide ranging health cover options at a discounted market rate. Staff enjoy discounts of up to 9% off their chosen cover.
Staff who seek treatment at the Mater hospital may receive reduced rates of their bill and at the pharmacy.
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1906 the Mater has evolved from a small cottage hospital, caring for women and children, to a world class facility. Bringing the healing ministry of Christ to all it serves, the Mater cares for the sick regardless of race, colour or creed. Most agree that there is something special about the Mater and the care it provides.
Today the Mater Hospital is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia, one of Australia’s leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.
The Mater Hospital is a leading private hospital. Among the various speciality units in the 233-bed hospital are intensive care, orthopaedic and rehabilitation wards and a large maternity unit. Core specialities include obstetrics; orthopaedics including hip and knee joint replacements, bone and sports injuries; heart, lung and vascular medicine; cancer care and surgery; ear, nose and throat surgery; urology; endocrine surgery and neurosurgery.
Mater Hospital Sydney is the only Australian Hospital to be accepted as a member of the International Society of Orthopaedic Centres. Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine is one of the major clinical programs at the Mater with over 8,700 orthopaedic procedures performed over the past year (including over 2,200 joint replacement procedures). The Mater Department of Orthopaedic Surgery features 55 accredited Orthopaedic Surgeons, a number of whom conduct a significant amount of research (in 2014, over 30 articles were published in Peer Review Journals). Committed to clinical research, education and training, the Mater functions as an academic centre with a full time Orthopaedic Registrar, up to 8 Orthopaedic Fellows in advanced training and an Orthopaedic Intern. The Mater also conducts education for medical students in Orthopaedics and General Surgery.
Allied health services at the Mater include physiotherapy, pathology, radiology, pharmacy, nutritional services, medical imaging, nuclear medicine and radiation oncology.
In fostering a culture of excellence the Mater Hospital is a centre for education and research. Continually pushing the boundaries of healthcare and improving patient outcomes we conduct a wide range of research projects, particularly in the areas of cancer and orthopaedics.
Committed to the ongoing training and development of healthcare professionals, within a values basedorganisation, the Mater maintains close affiliations with the University of Sydney and the University of Notre Dame as well as several other tertiary institutions for medical, nursing and allied health education.
The work of the Mater is supported by donations from individuals, community groups and organisations such as The Friends of the Mater Foundation and The Mater Lives Committee. This assistance not only provides modern clinical environments and state-of-the-art medical equipment, it also helps the Mater attract and retain some of the country's best healthcare professionals.
In line with the mission and values of the Sisters of Mercy and the Sisters of Charity, the Mater is involved in several community programs to help the disadvantaged.
But what makes the Mater truly special is our uniquely compassionate and caring culture that gives individual attention to patients' needs for healing mind, body and spirit