Offshore Medic

Employer: Transocean
Location: Offshore

  • Valid healthcare practitioner’s license issued by the holder’s national governing or licensing board acceptable to the Flag State maritime authority
  • Knowledge of local safety-related legislative and regulatory requirements
  • Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates
  • Basic computer skills
Provide medical care and primary first aid care in emergency cases to all personnel onboard the rig

Provide clerical/administrative support as required


  • Operate and maintain the rig’s hospital, medical chest and other medically related equipment - Authority I
  • Present and coordinate safety orientation session for all persons arriving on the rig for the first time - Authority I
  • Present and coordinate safety orientation session for all persons arriving on the rig for the first time - Authority I
  • Provide trauma and medical care to injured and sick crew members - Authority I
  • Maintain accurate medical records of personnel onboard; i.e. blood group, allergies, medical history, etc. Ensure that records accompany personnel in the event of a medical evacuation - Authority I
  • Ensure serviceability of all hospital and emergency medical equipment and take immediate steps to rectify any deficiencies - Authority II
  • Ensure good record keeping of medication and materials; check expiry dates and prepare requisition when required - Authority I
  • Maintain accurate records of controlled/dangerous drugs; ensure the security of these drugs and submit updated record to the OIM on a monthly basis - Authority I
  • Ensure cleanliness and housekeeping of hospital and associated areas - Authority I
  • Advise supervisors and department heads on injuries and sicknesses involving members of their departments – Authority II
  • Advise supervisors of the need for a medical emergency evacuation of injured/sick crewmember - Authority II
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of all medical and clerical/administrative records under his/her care. Ensure that the data such as wages, employee addresses and telephone numbers are not released to unauthorized personnel - Authority II
  • Liaise with local or international shore-based medical facilities as and when required - Authority III
  • Incorporate the THINK planning process into all tasks, whether working alone or as part of a team - Authority I
  • Participate in START Process - Authority I
  • Call a Time Out for Safety (TOFS) whenever an unplanned hazard or a change in the expected results is observed - Authority I
  • Carry out assigned duties in a safe manner according to Company policies and procedures - Authority I
  • Demonstrate commitment to Company QHSE policies through leadership and guidance - Authority I
  • Coordinate the weekly safety meetings and attend pre-tour meetings as required. Organize records of weekly attendance for safety meetings - Authority I
  • Perform weekly hygiene and safety inspections of all accommodation, toilets, public bathrooms, cabins, storerooms, etc. Report deficiencies to supervisor - Authority I
  • Conduct regular inspection and servicing of eye wash stations and first aid kits - Authority I
  • Participate in all emergency drills and respond to emergency situations as designated on station bill - Authority I
  • Participate in all emergency drills and respond to emergency situations as designated on station bill - Authority I
  • Assist, participate in and conduct safety and medical training as assigned by the OIM -  Authority I
  • Closely monitor all aspects of health and hygiene in catering facilities including freezers and refrigerated food storage - Authority I
  • Advise supervisors on occupational health, hygiene, nutrition and other related matters - Authority II
  • Act as Helicopter Landing Officer in the absence of a Bosun to coordinate the arrival/departure activities of the helideck - Authority II
  • Meets the training requirements according to the applicable training matrix - Authority I
  • Participate fully in the annual performance appraisal process - Authority I
  • Check and update personnel T-Cards lists for all muster stations and life boat stations regularly to assure accuracy with POB list - Authority I
  • Promote and maintain a good working relationship with other departments, third-party personnel and Client Representatives - Authority I
  • Maintain discipline onboard and ensure compliance with Company disciplinary procedures - Authority I
  • Maintain an up-to-date list of onboard personnel - Authority II
  • Allocate accommodations to joining crews - Authority II
  • Prepare timesheets for personnel onboard in accordance with payroll procedures - Authority II
  • Ensure that personnel and airfreight are properly coordinated and manifested - Authority II
  • Maintain files, logs, accounts and records as directed by supervisor - Authority III
Authority I: To act
Authority II: To act but inform supervisor and/or other interested parties
Authority III: To obtain supervisor’s approval before acting

Note: The above is not a complete list of duties but a guide, as tasks and objectives can change depending on needs.