OHS Advisor/Medic

Employer: Northern Star Resources Limited
Location: Australia

Northern Star Resources Limited is a global-scale ASX 100 gold producer with world-class projects located in highly prospective and low sovereign risk regions of Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

Northern Star Resources Limited (ASX: NST) is a dynamic and expanding Australian gold producer with a strong emphasis on high-grade, low-cost mines with robust margins and a forecast FY17 production of 485,000-515,000oz per annum. The Company operates three concentrated centres in Western Australia: Jundee, Kalgoorlie (including Kundana [the East Kundana Joint Venture – Northern Star's interest: 51%] and Kanowna Belle Gold Mines) and Paulsens; and has a 25% interest in the Central Tanami Project in the Northern Territory, with work currently progressing to bring this fourth concentrated centre into production. The Company has a strong exploration focus to extend mine life at all operations and create a pipeline of future projects.

The Opportunity

We currently have an opportunity at our Paulsens on an 8 day on, 6 days off roster. This is a challenging and exciting role which allows you to utilise your previous skills and experience whilst building relationships within all levels of the business.

The OHS Advisor/Medic reports to the Senior OHS Advisor. The primary role is to ensure the health of employees through; the delivery of professional health and medical services, health promotion, proactive injury management, monitoring of occupational health functions and the delivery of expert

Specific role requirements include;
Provide emergency and non-emergency assistance and medical care to the site.
Assist in managing the sites processes in relation to medical emergency preparedness through the regular review and updating of emergency procedures and response systems.
Provide relevant medical training to members of the Emergency Response Team (ERT).
Manage the emergency medical facilities and assets onsite to ensure a timely, coordinated and professional response.
Conduct regular training on the use of defibrillators and medical related issues to individuals.
Assist with developing and maintaining an audit function to measure, report and recommend with regards to health and medical management and best practice.
Assist the OHS Superintendent to ensure that all health and medical reporting requirements meet corporate requirements and are completed and distributed in a timely manner.
Assist the OHS Superintendent with analysis and interpretation of health data.
Ensure all administration functions and injury management data recording functions and tasks associated with the position are undertaken and completed in a timely and efficient manner.
Conduct regular biological monitoring of identified exposure groups in relation to lead, arsenic and mercury to comply with legislative requirements.
Maintain relevant databases and inform relevant Stakeholders regarding abnormal biological and hygiene results.

FIFO – This role is a FIFO role, offering the incumbent a permanent room allocation with excellent camp facilities: "A home away from home".

Essential skills & qualifications
Bachelor of Paramedical Science OR accepted equivalent (such as Diploma of Paramedical Science from a State Ambulance Service with appropriate "on road" prehospital and remote experience).
Current qualifications in Advanced Life Support (ALS)
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
Registered Nurse
Current "C" Class Western Australian Drivers Licence.
Familiarisation with RFDS protocols and Medivac procedures.
Intimate knowledge of Injury Management processes.
Demonstrated experience in Ambulance/First Responder work
Rural and/or remote prehospital experience

Joining Northern Star's Family

Northern Star offer fantastic internal opportunities for you to progress and develop your career as well as a competitive remuneration package including incentives and benefits.

Northern Star Resources actively support and contribute to the local in which we operate. We encourage workplace diversity and strive for workplace excellence.

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