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For a career rich in opportunities join Newcrest Mining Limited - a leading gold producer in Australia, the Pacific and Asia and one of the largest gold companies in the world Newcrest has a world class portfolio of operating mines across four countries and a global workforce of in excess of 16,000 people. We live our values daily in a high performing organisation, striving to achieve our vision to be the 'Miner of Choice' for our employees and contractors, the communities in which we operate and our shareholders.
Seize the opportunity to make your mark by bringing your expertise to the most exciting underground/open pit mine operation in Australia. With over 1,000 people on site, Telfer is a fly-in, fly-out operation, located in the Great Sandy Desert (470kms east of Port Hedland). The on-site accommodation offers a gym, swimming pool and golf driving range.
This state-of-the-art gold-copper mine offers a great foundation to develop your career.
Job No.: 812494
Work type: Permanent
Location: Telfer Operation - WA
• FIFO from Perth
• 8 days on, 6 days off
We are seeking a Registered Nurse with Occupational Health Nursing experience for a full time FIFO opportunity at our Telfer Mine site. This role offers an opportunity to be an integral part of our Health Services team by providing clinic and emergency nursing care for employees, contractors and visitors to Telfer in accordance with Newcrest policies and procedures.
Reporting to the Supervisor - Health Services, your primary responsibilities will include:
• Management of the Occupational Health Nurse clinics, including assessment, treatment and referral of patients
• Health surveillance and drug & alcohol screening
• Provision of onsite emergency nursing care (may include trauma care) and emergency on-call
• Provision of active support with health education and injury prevention plus wellness programs on site
• Participation in the injury management and return to work programs
• Routine mines health personal monitoring - occupational biological, mines health surveillance
• Maintenance of medical equipment and facilities
To be successful in this role you will have registration as a General Nurse with AHPRA and previous experience within either remote, occupational health or emergency nursing. You will hold current First Aid and Advanced Life Support qualifications and have strong computer skills, including previous experience with Medical Director. Ideally, you will also be an Audiometric Officer and Approved Person for Spirometry with the WA Dept of Minerals and Petroleum, hold a Certificate IV in Training & Assessment and be an Authorised Drug Screening Officer. You will be a confident communicator and have a flexible attitude to ambiguity.
If you are confident you have the skills, knowledge and experience to fulfil this role then please apply now via the button below, alternatively for any further information please contact Melanie Waanders on 03 9522 5632.
Advertised: 23 Apr 2012 W. Australia Standard Time
Closing date: 7 May 2012 11:55pm W. Australia Standard Time
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