Medic (Offshore)

Employer: Stena Drilling
Location: Offshore - Nova Scotia, Canada
Desired Expertise: Paramedic / Nurse
Experience: 15+ years
Salary: CAD 48.14 - 50.55 per hour

Job Description:
Stena Drilling are due to commence drilling operations offshore Nova Scotia with the Stena IceMAX, one of the worlds first dynamically positioned, dual mast Ice-class drillships. The drilling campaign which commences in 2015, is expected to last for approximately 12 months.
Opportunities exist for 2 temporary Medic's, working 28 days on/28 days off rotation, 12 hours per day. Some of the main duties and responsibilities will include -

• Maintain a Register of Dangerous Drugs
• Maintain medical stocks and records as required.
• Conduct training exercises onboard with First Aiders and members of medical emergency team
• Maintain a Confidential Medical Log
• Maintain and submit Injury Reports
• Carry out hygiene inspections with Master/OIM on minimum weekly basis.
• Assist Administrator if not applicable then Radio Operator in the movement of personnel arriving and departing installation, assist in helicopter briefings, baggage weights etc.
• Perform additional duties as deemed necessary by the Master/OIM, providing those duties do not impede or restrict on medical duties
• Provides clinical care for personnel onboard and refer cases to company doctor whenever necessary. Monitors the general health of the crew, including respiratory and skin screening and advises Master/OIM on occupational health matters
• Maintain the COSHH SYPOL data base. Carry out COSHH assessments. Liaise with departments to maintain up to date COSHH register and assessments.
• Assist the Safety Officer as necessary to ensure that all new personnel to the unit are given a
full Safety Induction.
• Maintain all medical emergency equipment onboard including; Stretchers, First Aid boxes, Eyewash Stations and Emergency Hospitals.
• Health surveillance of all personnel exposed to hazardous substances during their period of work onboard installation.
• Resp/Skin/Ears/Eyes/ and exposure to Hand Arm Vibration (HAV) tools. Any identified occupational health problems to be referred to the onshore Occupational Health Doctor.
• Promotion of General Health & Wellbeing through national & local health promotion activities. Provision of available health information and leaflets to personnel onboard.
• Daily testing of POT water onboard for Temperature/Chlorine Levels/Smell/Appearance & taste with discrepancies reported to Chief Engineer. PH and Conductivity can also be carried out where required by local guidance.
• Testing of all bunkered water brought onboard installation for the above criteria.
• Carry out as a minimum, quarterly water samples for Bacterial, Chemical and Legionella Analysis.

Health, Safety & Environment
• Work according to and promote Stena Drilling's HS&E Policies and Procedures as well as fully commit to preventing any damage to the environment.
• Responsible and accountable to conduct their tasks in full compliance with Stena Drilling Limited procedures.
• Comply with Stena Drilling procedures for management of risk and Safe Behaviour Programme; ensuring that a suitable and sufficient risk assessment is carried out for all work activities.
• Participate in the STOP system, complete and submit cards after discussions. Monitor and coach crew members to participate in STOP and carry out STOP audits.
• Promote Stena Drilling's "Golden Rules" and the rig's "House Rules" during team discussions.
• Attend and participate in Tool Box Talks.
• Ensure work site is safe and that all tools used are in a satisfactory condition.
• Ensure that storage, handling and use of chemicals are done in accordance with procedures.
• Ensure equipment is secured to prevent movement due to wind or rig motion.
• Ensure familiar with correct use, type and location of all Oil Spill Equipment.
• Comply with Stena Drilling's waste segregation policy.

Training
• Undertake onshore and offshore training in order to comply with the Training Matrix.
• Complete Stena Drilling's Competence Assurance Scheme within 12 months of being assigned.

Qualifications and Experience Required
• Offshore Medic Certificate or local requirement
• RGN
• Previous experience in handling medical emergencies
• Occupational Health Qualification
• Seafarers Book
• Seafarers Medical
• BSTR including HUEBA (Pre Reqs FOET no older than 3 Years and Medical)
• Regulatory Awareness
• H2S
• WHMIS
• Face Fit Testing
• OPTIO BOSIET/FOET
• Offshore Medic
• Medics License to Practice
• IATA Dangerous Goods Awareness
• Proficiency in Security Awareness
• Proficiency in Designated Security Duties
• COSH Assessor
• Sypol
• TAG

As well as an excellent working environment on a 6th generation drillship, successful applicants will be offered the following benefits - Salary (detailed per hour), Health Care, Dental Care, Employee Assistance Programme, Long & Short Term Disability, Pension, Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Vacation Pay and Overtime if applicable.

To apply for this vacancy, please contact vacancies@stena.com, attaching your most up to date CV.

Stena Drilling (Canada) Corp | PO Box 2468 Central | Halifax | Nova Scotia| B3J 2E4