Occupational Health Nurse
Think Zero Harm
At BHP Billiton, our vision for sustainable development is to be the company of choice – creating sustainable value for shareholders, employees, contractors, suppliers, customers, business partners and host communities. Central to our vision is our aspirational goal of Zero Harm to people, the environment and the community.
Further to this our people are our most significant asset and number one priority and therefore Zero Harm drives all our operations. A demonstrated commitment to health and safety leadership is a pre-requisite for being considered for any opportunities or career advancement within the business.
The future has never looked more exciting at Olympic Dam, Australia's largest single underground mine and minerals processing operation. A copper/uranium mine, Olympic Dam is located 560 kilometres north of Adelaide and processes ore through to final, refined products of international standing - all on the one site. Nearby Roxby Downs is a modern, fully-equipped township of around 4,500 people which boasts top-class recreational, civic and educational facilities. This is a great place for young professionals to live and work and make their mark - it is also an excellent place for families, with a quarter of the population comprised of school age children.
The Occupational Health Nurse is a residential role at Australia's largest underground mine and reports to the Senior Occupational Health Nurse.
You will deliver on-site injury management, medical and health assessment, treatment and health promotion to all employees across site. You will be responsible for maintaining comprehensive medical records of all injuries and illnesses, both written and electronic. You will be required to maintain effective communications with all Olympic Dam personnel on occupational health matters. Your responsibilities will include –
• Providing effective initial return to work management for BHP Billiton personnel following work and non-work related injury or illness
• Providing medical assessment and treatment to all personnel accessing the Olympic Dam site,
• Conducting pre-employment, exit and periodic medical assessments,
• Conducting Fit For Work (FFW) testing as required,
• Conducting health promotion initiatives in line with the Olympic Dam Health Promotion Program,
• Maintaining effective documentation including patient notes, electronic data entry and meeting the requirements of the Federal Privacy Act 1988,
• Completing daily tasks to ensure functional management of the medical centre as directed by the Senior Occupational Health Nurse.
To be considered, you will be a Registered Nurse, hold a current practicing certificate in South Australia and have general nursing experience or experience in a casualty department. While it is preferable that you have an industrial or mining background, we are also interested in speaking with RNs whose career goals include moving into OH. You will have the ability to deliver key health training programs to employees and be competent in Microsoft Office. A Diploma in Occupational Heath Nursing will be highly regarded. You are a highly motivated professional who can be relied upon to display integrity and provide consistently fair assessments. Your communication skills are excellent and you work well when confronted with deadlines and pressure situations. Setting clear goals and priorities is second nature to you.
This role provides an opportunity to contribute your skills to our business in a meaningful way while developing your career with a true mining industry leader.
Previous Applicants need not reapply.
Apply online at http://jobs.bhpbilliton.com by 5pm Sunday 29 June, 2008. Enter Ref No 451761 to easily locate the position. Enquiries may be directed to Vicki Sires on 08 86718499.
BHP Billiton has an overriding commitment to safety and environmental responsibility.