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Site Nurse


Carpentaria Gold Pty Ltd (A subsidiary of Resolute Mining Ltd) operates a gold operation near Ravenswood, 120km south of Townsville and 90km east of Charters Towers. The operation consists of the Mt Wright underground mine and the Nolans processing plant.  Carpentaria Gold is pleased to offer an experienced, qualified professional, the opportunity to join the Occupational Health, Safety and Training team (OHST) in the role of Site Nurse.

A rewarding opportunity exists for a Queensland Registered Nurse to join our OHST Team at Carpentaria Gold. The position offers a competitive salary package as well as an attractive 8 days on and 6 days off shift roster. This position reports to the OHST Manager and supports our Mining and Processing operations as well as the local community.

The key aspect of this role is to:

  • Provide emergency medical treatment and first aid as required
  • Maintain the site medical clinic and medical supplies
  • Maintain medical records
  • Conduct drug and alcohol testing
  • Develop and promote health and wellbeing programmes
  • Co-ordinate the management of workers compensation claims and injury management
  • Conduct fitness for work assessments
  • Provide front line support to site emergency rescue teams
  • Conduct site medicals (audiometry, spirometry, ECG)
  • Conduct on site vaccinations as required
  • Dispense approved Medications (Schedule 2, 3 4,8)
  • Foster continued relationships with RFDS and QAS
  • Coordinate pre-employment medicals with external providers and provide advice on medical assessments and fitness for work
  • Provide emergency medical assistance to local the local community

To become part of this dynamic team you must possess the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Must be Qld Registered Nurse qualified (must be currently registered)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Emergency response experience highly regarded
  • Regional or remote experience
  • Experience in injury management
  • Immunisation qualifications
  • Rehabilitation & Return to Work Coordinator qualifications highly regarded
  • Well-developed written and verbal Communication skills
  • Genuine desire to help people and achieve solid outcomes
  • Must have a current manual drivers licence
  • Ability to work in a semi-remote environment
  • Proven experience to work successfully within a dynamic team and work environment

Conditions of employment will be discussed at the interview.  Remuneration will be negotiated based on qualification and experience.

Applications close on the 20th September 2019.  The role is offered either as Drive-In Drive-Out or a company house can be provided if the successful applicant chooses to relocate to Ravenswood.  All applicants will be subject to a current Police Check.

A copy of current qualifications must be provided at the time of interview. Written applications addressing the above criteria should be directed to:

Human Resources Officer

Carpentaria Gold Pty Ltd

PO Box 5802

Townsville QLD 4810


Ref: Site Nurse

Please note that applications will only be accepted by applying on line via our company intranet page

Applications close on Friday the 20th of September 2019 and will not be accepted through recruitment agencies.