Paramedic - OffShore x 6 , Middle East

Recruiter:UniTeam Medical
Location: Abu Dhabi
Job Code UTM/JC/21/2016

No. of Vacancies 6
Job Purpose

The purpose of the position is to provide primary and emergency medical care to a UniTeam Medical Client. The services are to be provided to 200-300 project staff predominantly on an Off Shore Platform out of Abu Dhabi and will require work in other locations in Abu Dhabi off platform. This position is on a rotational Roster.
The position’s principle role is to provide medical emergency treatment and provide primary medical care to all the offshore personnel on site.



Duties & Responsibilities
Respond to all medical emergencies and provide care as required as per client’s current policy and procedures.

Assist client’s Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) team in the execution of health and safety initiatives such as health & hygiene inspections, health surveillance programs, health promotion programs, etc.

Operate a fully functional Offshore Hospital to check the functionality of medical equipment and check pharmacy and clinical supplies are available and applicable to the setting. The clinical workload is predominantly routine outpatient clinic and minor injuries. Serious injuries are uncommon due to outstanding safety practices offshore, but all medical staff must be to respond, stabilise and transfer casualties to a trauma centre quickly and effectively should the situation require.

There is a requirement to offer health assessment and screening such as blood pressure and cholesterol checks, lung function tests, etc.

The offshore Paramedic also assists with monitoring public health issues in areas such as infectious disease, air and water quality and work site health exposure. Additionally, the paramedic is a member of the Medical Emergency Team in the event of drills and actual emergencies, and assists with training the Emergency Response teams.

In addition, the paramedic may be asked to attend safety meetings, address health concerns as they arise, give presentations on health and safety topics to the crew, and lead inspections of accommodations from a health perspective.

The paramedic must comply with the Company’s and Client’s policies and procedures and Code of Conduct at all times.



Required Professional & Academic Qualifications, Licenses, Experience, Competencies & Personal Attributes

Qualifications

Experience

Emergency Medical Technician Advanced (Paramedic)

Internationally recognised EMT – P course or equivalent with a minimum of 2 years course duration, or minimum of Associate Degree in EMT

AND valid ACLS, PALS, PHTLS Certification

Two years Post Registration Experience


Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Emergency Medical Technology or Emergency Applied Science or UK Paramedic Science

AND valid ACLS, PALS, PHTLS certification


License
A valid Home Country License must be maintained at all times
A valid Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD) license must be maintained at all times


Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

Evidenced by

Essential
· Must have previous medial experience in remote, offshore Oil & Gas or industrial setting with Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) knowledge
· BOSIET certification required
· OGUK medical certification required
· Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English

Desirable
· HSE Certification (Nebosh, IOSH, OSHA etc.)

Interview and/or references
Presentation of Certificates


Personal Attributes

Evidenced by


Essential

· Flexibility in working patterns to meet the needs of the service as when required.

Desirable
· Familiarity with the UAE culture.
· Fluency in spoken and written Arabic.
· Experience working in a multi-cultural environment.


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