Paramedic | Yandi | Fixed Term 12 months |

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Western Australia

Work type

Fixed Term

Job category

Health, Safety & Environment

Date published

30 September 2019

Date closing

14 October 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.
With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.
Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

The Yandi mine is an iron ore mine located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, 90 kilometres north-west of Newman. Currently we have a great opportunity for an experienced Paramedic to join the HSE team.  This position is offered on an 8/6 day roster on a 12 month fixed term contract. 
In this role you will be responsible for the following:
  • Providing medical treatment to employees and contractors in line with the Clinical Practice Guidelines;
  • Provision of on-site injury management in line with current process and Procedures
  • Co-ordinating day-to-day activities of the medical centre;
  • Maintaining accurate data entry into medical database Cority to ensure timely injury illness reporting is established;
  • Liaising with key stakeholders to ensure timely provision of treatment, recovery and ongoing work capacity during the injury management process;
  • Collecting documentation required to support injury classification;
  • Maintaining all medical equipment, including equipment calibration and ordering stock;
  • Providing Emergency Response and medical advice
  • Ensure clinical governance standards are maintained to a high standard with the view to not just meet statutory requirements but to continually set standards for industry best practice.
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to the department's Emergency Service Officers to develop and/or enhance their clinical skills and knowledge.                                                                                                                                    
  • Educate and provide subject matter guidance to the site's Field Response Team.

About You

It is essential that you have a Degree or Diploma of Paramedical Science and are registered (or eligible to be registered) with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Your communication and organisational skills will be strengths, as will your ability to facilitate training. Previous experience in mining, plant, refinery, smelting or similar industrial environments would be beneficial.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  
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