Occupational Site Nurse
Job no: 498778
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery Mine
We are MMG and we mine for progress.
At MMG, we mine to create wealth for our people, our communities and shareholders.
Working in partnership with our major shareholder – China Minmetals – our vision is to build the world’s most respected mining company.
We are guided by our Code of Conduct and our values of
thinking safety first, respecting each other, working together, doing what we say and wanting to be better.
Rosebery is an underground polymetallic base metal mine located in the township of Rosebery in Tasmania, Australia and is 100% owned by MMG Limited.
With continuous production since 1936 Rosebery mine has current potential to extend life beyond 2028. This underground mine has continually attracted and produced world class professionals. With a strong community focus and core values including safety and integrity, we are proud of our role in community development and our economic contribution to the local Tasmanian industry.
The operation continues to deliver excellent operational performance and employs over 500 employees and contractors who reside in the local region.
Occupational Site Nurse
We currently have a great career opportunity available for an experienced Occupational Health Nurse to join our Safety & Health team at MMG Rosebery.
Reporting to the Manager SHEC, this role is responsible for health and occupational hygiene activities at the Rosebery Mine site. You will be responsible for providing injury management including return to work processes and the implementation of the occupational health programme.
This is a permanent position working on an 8/6 roster. The successful candidate must reside in Rosebery for the 8 day roster. Residential, DIDO and self-funded FIFO options considered.
Lead and facilitate a safety culture that fosters continual improvement of systems and contributes to an injury free workplace.
High level assessment and treatment of both work related and non-work related medical presentations
Accurate and timely reporting, documentation and administration
Efficient and effective procedure development, tools and templates
Proactive emergency planning
Alcohol and drug testing & carrying out hydration testing on a regular basis
Health and medical coaching to the Emergency Services Officers and the Emergency Response Team
Training the Emergency Response Team in emergency medical disciplines
Workplace rehabilitation and injury management, ensuring injuries are managed in a manner which is consistent with MMG requirements
Coordinate return to work activities including planning, implementation and review of return to work programs
Lead implementation of site Occupational Hygiene Monitoring and Health Surveillance & Management Plans
Advise employees who undergo health monitoring of the results/outcomes in a timely fashion
Maintain high levels of confidentiality and record management
Maintenance of medical service equipment and the medical facilities to a high standard
Maintaining stores and administering drugs in compliance with the statutory requirements
Professional communication with external Medical Practitioners
Professional, calm approach to the management of and response to emergency medical incidents
Qualifications & Competencies
To be successful in the position we ideally require:
Registered Nurse qualifications with current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
Qualification in Occupational Hygiene
Extensive experience in a similar role within a remote mining operation.
Ability to communicate with employees and contractors at all levels.
Demonstrate a high level of stakeholder management skills.
A full manual drivers’ licence.
What we offer
A safety-first culture
A workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.
Opportunity to work with diverse, talented people that are encouraged and supported in their professional and personal development
Relocation support where required to the point of hire and generous housing assistance.
Rosebery is located on Tasmania's west coast in proximity to Strahan Queenstown and a couple of hours drive from Burnie and Devonport. Rosebery offers exceptional outdoor experiences with fishing, canoeing, white water rafting, rock climbing and walking at your doorstep.
For more information on MMG’s Rosebery operation please click on this link
To know more about MMG please visit our webpage
MMG is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from those who identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.
Advertised: Tasmania Standard Time 03 Sep 2021
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