Paramedic (One-Year Fixed Term)

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Date Posted: 11/4/2021

Location: Mount Milligan, BC, Canada

Reference No.: 2021-1934

Position Type: Fixed Term

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Paramedic is the sites healthcare professional responsible for providing pre-hospital assessment and medical care to people with acute illness or injures. This position also plays a critical role in the site emergency preparedness and response plan and will work very closely with the mine site emergency response coordinator and mine rescue members. This position is a one-year fixed term contract.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and maintain the first aid services plan on site for Mount
  • Maintain the onsite medical facility, its equipment, and inventories to industry standards.
  • This includes cleaning, decontaminating, and inspecting emergency vehicles and equipment to maintain a constant state of emergency preparedness
  • Provide routine medical care and advanced life support services to the mine site
  • Respond to emergency calls for medical assistance at accidents and emergencies
  • On call during the night for emergencies
  • Assure compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Administer drug and alcohol screening as per company policy
  • Provide monthly reports and statistics concerning site injuries and incidents
  • Perform industrial hygiene sampling program including medical surveillance testing
  • Participate with Emergency Response Team and emergency response drills
  • Liaising with members of emergency services, such as the police, coroner, Mine Rescue personnel, and other ambulance services to ensure the appropriate level of response
  • Manning an ambulance or other rapid response vehicle
  • Preparing and reporting the patient's history, condition, and treatment to relevant hospital staff
  • Other Health and Safety duties as required

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Primary Care Paramedic licenced in British Columbia plus a minimum of 4 years experience in heavy industry
  • Occupational First Aid level III or equivalent.
  • Class 4 Drivers License in British Columbia
  • CPR-C Certificate
  • Drug and alcohol collection training would be an asset
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Friendly and outgoing with strong interpersonal skills
  • Project and organization skills
  • Conflict Management skills
  • Leadership skills that enlist others to keep working towards the vision of “Zero Incidents & Accidents”
  • Ability & willingness to learn new skills & concepts

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • The role is located at the Mount Milligan Mine, which is approximately 155 kilometers northwest of Prince George, British Columbia
  • Bus transportation to and from site is provided free of charge from several locations within the region. Employees accessing the site from outside the region are eligible to receive a tax-free travel allowance commensurate with the distance they are required to travel
  • Candidates must be able to maintain high levels of performance for extended shifts
  • Mount Milligan promotes a drug and alcohol-free workplace and has adopted a zero-tolerance policy with respect to alcohol or unauthorized drugs on site
  • An industry competitive salary that is commensurate with experiences, qualifications, and skills
  • Tax-free travel allowance for those living outside the region
  • Comfortable camp accommodations, each room having a private washroom, TV and wifi. The camp is complete with a gymnasium and other recreational activities
  • Extended health, dental and travel benefits, including life insurance
  • Employee and family assistance program

 

Deadline for Applications:

September 24, 2021

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We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Centerra Gold is an equal opportunity employer.