03 October 2016

Emergency Response Field Medic , Africa

Emloyer:Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC) BARRICK GOLD Corp
Location: Lumwana Mine, Solwezi, Zambia.

Reporting to: Emergency Response Superintendent

Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for an experienced and qualified individual to be considered for the position of Emergency Response Field Medic.

Role Summary

Reporting to the Emergency Response Superintendent, you will be responsible for responding to emergency and non-emergency calls efficiently and promptly; administering basic and advanced life support to patients at the scene, en route to the hospital and in a pre-hospital setting in accordance with Zambian Law and Barrick standards. Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:  
Respond to all emergencies and provide Pre Hospital emergency medical care to active Mine site, Lumwana Mine Township and off site.

Provide On scene Patient stabilisation/management including drug administration where applicable.
Manage /conduct Ambulance transfers on and off Site including response to on call services for back shifts
Assist Site Medical Doctors, as may be required, in Patient assessment at Clinics post transfer.
Conduct training for on Site ER Technicians in Emergency Medical Services progression from Basic Life Support (BLS) to Intermediate Life Support and finally to Advanced Life Support.
Develop Emergency Medical Services standard operating procedures (SOP) and protocols.
Maintain serviceability of all associated ER medical equipment and manage the records accordingly.
Conduct monthly audits on medical stocks for ERT and recommend order placement of new stocks if absolutely
Compile reports for emergency activations and review the trends; weekly, monthly and annually
Effectively communicating with professional medical personnel and treatment facilities to obtain instructions regarding further treatment and/ or to arrange reception of patients to the appropriate center
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following requirements:
Diploma in Clinical Medicine
Qualification in both Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) essential.
At least 3years work experience in Emergency Medical Services preferably in a mining Industry
Computer literate
Valid Drivers license - Zambian/SADC C class
Member of Health Profession Council of Zambia

Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply

Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and Reference Checks

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