Site Medic | Kalgoorlie |

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Region

Australia

Location

Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Health, Safety & Environment

Date published

09 January 2020

Date closing

24 January 2020 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

As a Registered Nurse / Paramedic at our Kalgoorlie operation, your primary role is to ensure the health and wellbeing of our workforce and members of our community, through the treatment of injuries and illnesses, injury management and return to work processes. Please note this is a residential based role in Kalgoorlie, working at out Kalgoorlie operation. This role is offered on a family friendly roster of 5 days on 2 days off (Monday – Friday). Located in Kalgoorlie reporting to the onsite Health, Safety and Environment Superintendent your key responsibilities will include:
  • Providing necessary treatment for onsite injuries and illnesses, supported (where necessary) by onsite Emergency Services personnel and external health care providers;
  • Management and execution of injury management and return to work programs, including involvement in workers compensation processes;
  • Injury Management of all employees as necessary:
  • Delivering and continuously improving the quality of reporting of health information;
  • Maintaining core medical centre processes relating to equipment calibrations, dispensing medications and general medical consumable stock management;
  • Ongoing engagement of site stakeholders regarding active injury management cases;
  • Ensure reporting to line managers is maintained  and is consistent to site.


About You

You will have successfully completed a nursing or paramedic undergraduate degree and hold current registration with AHPRA and hold a manual drivers licence.

Experienced in emergency nursing and demonstrated clinical abilities and working knowledge of relevant legislation, standards and codes of practice. Practical experience includes the dispensing and administration of medicines under the guidelines of a Poison Permit.

We value diversity in thinking and your career to date will testify to your ability to demonstrate strong organisational skills, knowledge of excel and ability to work independently for extended periods.  

Energetic and driven, you work well with challenges, bringing attention to detail and an ability to meet multiple deadlines. You relate well with people, communicate confidently and build strong working relationships.

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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