Registered Nurse (Casual) – 985762

Welcome to Newcrest!

Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop, and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.

The Opportunity:

We currently have a casual opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join the Brucejack and Red Chris Mines in Northwestern, British Columbia.

The successful candidate will perform the following duties with safety being the number one priority: 

Provide emergency and non- emergency medical assessment, treatment and care in the out-of-hospital environment for site personnel.

The RN(C) addresses the primary health care needs of the camp population. RNCs have extensive and experience working within industrial camps, remote communities, and First Nations populations. The RNC is the lead camp medical resource and work closely with the medical team to ensure the highest quality care is delivered. RNCs have an independent scope of practice that allows prescription and dispensing of a wide range of medications (including antibiotics) to address a range of cardiovascular, respiratory, GI, musculoskeletal, skin, dental and ears, nose, and throat ailments. RNCs independently dispense medications and escalate care when required.

General Duties will include:

  • Provide clinical care to patients  
  • Provide critical care and emergency procedures to stabilize patients 
  • Manage patient care with the patient's health foremost but mitigating impact on the Northern Health care system
  • Assess patients prior to dispensing Over-the-Counter (OTC) medications
  • Ability to administer appropriate pain medication within scope and consultation with physician support (morphine, Toradol, etc)  
  • Ability to suture if required  
  • Securely store prescription medications and monitor and manage clinic inventory  
  • Maintain medical records  
  • Prepare various reports for Mine Management and Northern Health
  • Oversee inventory of all clinic related supplies and complete requisitions for purchase of additional supplies as needed  
  • Maintain patient records in such a way that patient confidentiality is assured
  • Liaise with off-site health care providers at the regional hospitals and in employees home communities 
  • Overseeing communicable disease management
  • Comfortable with on-call and after hours services when required to support healthcare needs at site 
  • Assuring quality patient care by adhering to relevant therapeutic and medical standards and regulations, and measuring health outcomes of individual patients against pre-determined healthcare goals.  
  • Resolving patient healthcare problems by utilising multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean working environment by complying with relevant procedures, rules and regulations and calling for assistance from additional ESO medic staff where necessary
  • Administrating required dosage of medication to patients and operating any medical equipment designed to assist their healthcare outcomes.  
  • Ensure Injury Management process is strictly adhered to as per Injury Management and return to work procedure.  

What we offer:

We are committed to ensuring that our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we provide comfortable on-site accommodations with private washrooms, including excellent balanced meals prepared by our culinary team. Team members can expect access to TV and Wi-Fi, our on-site gym and a variety of recreational activities including a golf simulator, high-intensity fitness classes, yoga classes, seasonal snowshoeing, and hiking groups. You will also have access to a fully equipped music room while on site.   

All our team members are also rewarded with a host of great benefits, including:

  • Travel allowance and arrangements made for transportation to and from site.
  • Competitive hourly rate of $52-$58 dependent on experience, skills, and qualifications
  • Ongoing training with continuous growth and development opportunities

It is important to note that the safety and wellbeing of our team is our top priority. As such, we promote a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

About You:

  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience as an RN preferably in Emergency or Rural setting.  
  • Remote Certified Practice (with minimum 3 year experience) would be an asset.
  • CPR 
  • ACLS
  • Registered in BC in good standing.
  • Experience with liaising with/for patient transfers.
  • Comfortable in autonomous practice where resources are limited. 

Additional Information

  • Work at remote location (camp) on 13 days on, 12 days off schedule
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical screening.
  • Must be able to lift/move up to 50lbs throughout a work shift.
  • Be able maintain high levels of performance over 12-hour shifts.
  • Able to work in areas of extreme weather conditions.
  • Able to work in close quarters with the team.

Our commitment to you:

At Newcrest, we hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together, and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.

Newcrest’s commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

Newcrest promotes a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

Next Steps:

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, submit your application online before the advertised application closing date.