Site Medic

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Gold Fields Australia

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Site Medic

Job ID: 7230
Job Views: 40
Location: Kalgoorlie
Post Code: 6430
Category: Mining & Resources, Healthcare & Medical
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 31/01/2024


Company description:

The mine is located on the Norseman-Wiluna Greenstone Belt, which forms part of the Yilgarn Craton in Western Australia. It is a highly mineralised granite-greenstone terrain with world-class deposits of gold and nickel. St Ives has produced more than 10.5 million ounces of gold, with the first major gold mining expedition commencing in the mid-1980s.

St Ives Gold Mine operates mainly on a residential basis, with employees either living in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie as well as having a fly-in and fly-out option for those not living locally.

With a 10-year life of mine, stability is also on offer.

Job description:

Role Details

Reporting to the Coordinator: ESS at St Ives Gold Mine, you will contribute to organisational effectiveness, securing the optimal health & safety of the workforce by delivering First Aid/Pre-Hospital Care for the site including the development, delivery and review of systems, training and provision of advice about area of specialisation.

As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all levels of employees to act in a manner that seeks to align and enhance the values, safety culture and performance of Gold Fields to create enduring value beyond mining.

This role is offered on 8 days on 6 days off Fly in Fly out from Perth, or DIDO from local community areas.

Benefits include:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Quarterly Bonus Scheme & Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Salary continuance scheme and life insurance
  • Continual training and ability to expand your career.Salary Sacrifice options

About the role:

  • Provide professional First Aid / Pre-Hospital care service for the site inclusive of business partners, with the medical assessment and appropriate treatment of personnel, whilst consulting with Injury Management on applicable cases on a remote site
  • Achieve the shortest possible recovery time for injured/ill personnel by delivering prompt treatment in both first aid and operational areas.
  • Demonstrate and maintain a sound level of knowledge and understanding of the underground & surface mining operations, haulage mineral processing and shared use infrastructure to enable a strong understanding of the risks associated with known and potential emergency response scenarios and activities.
  • Provide team leadership during emergencies.
  • Training and development of Emergency Service Volunteers by actively devising, preparing, coordinating, monitoring, and reviewing the delivery of ERT skills maintenance training, first aid, and ERT field scenario training
  • Contribute to the delivery of a qualified emergency response service by partaking in training and real-life accidents/emergencies taking direction from delegated personnel.
  • Develop external relationships and agreements for mutual aid in an emergency response situation
  • Support in updating and training of Emergency Crisis and Emergency Management processes on site
  • Deliver the site security function by providing support to security personnel when required
  • Actively participate in all medical & ERT activities and any other duties assigned by the Coordinator: ESS

Job Requirements:

About you:

  • Diploma in Paramedical Science (essential)
  • Certificate III in Mines Rescue or Public Safety (essential)
  • Competence in Closed Circuit Regenerative Breathing Apparatus (essential)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support course (desirable)
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment (desirable)
  • Experience in the delivery of Emergency Response & First Aid Training
  • Current Manual Driver's Licence

How to Apply:

Applications can be submitted via:


We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.

We offer:

  • Stability - Solid Life Of Mine
  • 6 % Site Allowance & Quarterly Bonus Scheme
  • Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Salary continuance scheme and life insurance
  • Continual training and the ability to expand your career
  • Salary Sacrifice options
  • Own rooms and full phone/WIFI coverage in camp
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