Offshore Medic - Angola

Employer: BP
Location: Luanda , Angola

Req ID 57119BR

Role Synopsis To support the offshore and onshore health Teams in delivering an effective emergency medical and occupational health (OH) service to the business. Meet compliance with BP requirements and business needs and further develop and implement strategies to manage emergency, occupational health & hygiene risks across the operation. The Offshore medic reports to the Health
Manager and the role includes close liaison with the offshore, health and HSSE teams.
Key accountabilities 
• Apply BP internal operating standards, processes and procedures to ensure smooth delivery and compliance of the emergency and offshore Health service.
• Manage Medical emergencies and primary care cases working within the boundaries of medical professional procedures and policies.
• Provide initial emergency response, resuscitation and stabilisation of critically ill or injured patients by employing ACLS emergency and Topside medical protocols.
• Carry out clinical occupational health procedures including health surveillance and other periodic health assessments at offshore sites as per BP policy and procedures.
• Provide advice on the health risk management of hazardous processes to assist the prevention of occupational ill health.
• Act as a coordinator for Industrial and Occupational Hygiene Risks including Food Hygiene, Ergonomics, Noise, Chemicals and Hand Arm Vibration.
• Maintain accurate and legible records and be aware of the legal implications of these documents
• Provide advice on the health aspects of policy relating to protective clothing and equipment
• Monitor the provision of first aid resources at sites and provide coaching and training on first aid
• Ensure the maintenance of professional standards.
• Develop and apply health promotion activities and initiatives.
• Liaise closely with the rest of the operations and health teams to support them in the delivery of their role.
• External and internal liaison to foster good relationships and representation of BP.

Essential Education • Registered General Nurse or medical physician (Doctor)
• Current ACLS & ATLS Qualification or UK HSE Approved Offshore Medic Certificate
• Offshore medical certificate
• Offshore Helicopter emergency (HUET) training

Essential experience and job requirements • 1-5 years experience of working offshore and a medic/or Occupational Health advisor
• Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
• Desire to work within Occupational Health specialist field
• Ability to communicate well on all levels including fluency in both spoken and written English and Portuguese
Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location) There are no additional requirements. Please respond with N/A below.
Desirable criteria & qualifications • Accreditation with a relevant professional institution
• Auditing experience
• Experience of training and have good presentation skills
• Flexible and proactive
• Understanding of health risks (malaria, HIV, medical infrastructure, etc) of operating in an emerging culture and tropical area.
• Sound knowledge of the business and the legislative framework
Relocation available Negotiable
Travel required Yes - up to 50%
Is this a part time position? No

About BP
Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. With a workforce of 80,000 employees, BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.

BP's Upstream segment focuses on finding reserves of oil and gas, developing the means to extract and process it and then consistently producing and transporting it to market. This involves using cutting edge technology to find the energy reserves, the ability to drill thousands of meters under the ground, designing, building and operating some of the world's largest most complex production onshore and offshore facilities and finally being able to transport these fluids, in order to provide energy to the world.

Our global business is constantly changing and we seek outstanding HSE professionals to help us shape our future.
Segment Upstream
Closing Date 18-Oct-2014
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