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Physician - Rosebel Mine Site, Suriname

Job Field:
Health & Safety, Environmental, Security Jobs
Doctor Jobs, Industrial Health Jobs
South America, Suriname
Suriname All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Job Ref:

The Role:

To provide operational and tactical expertise relating to the development and administration of efficient and professional Occupational Medicine services, Patient Care and (medical) Emergency Response in accordance with company policies, practices, procedures, and applicable regulations to achieve the desired goals and objectives

Your Responsibilities:

Oversee and manage the administrative and operational activities of Occupational Medicine Services:
Assure compliance with regulatory requirements related to clinical operations;
Responsible for securing and developing all records, equipment, and programs related to Occupational Medicine Services;
Collaborate with outside resources for program development, such as healthcare providers and consultants, etc.

Responsible for assuring the appropriate access and utilization of healthcare services:

Evaluate and treat all injuries and illnesses in an efficient and professional manner within the scope of practice and consistent with clinical physician guidelines;
Guide and direct all referrals to outside healthcare providers and services;
Provide or manage the required physical evaluation programs and services to meet regulatory requirement; such as OSHA, Surinamese Laws, Niosh, etc.;
Assess jobs and workplaces regarding Occupational Health risks (medical monitoring) and improvements;
Facilitate the company’s Drug-Free Workplace Program;
Assist with the accident investigation program to identify root cause analysis of all incidents and near misses.

Provide appropriate case management:

Manage all cases to facilitate productivity, assuring appropriate care and return to work;
Includes workers’ compensation (SOR), short- and long-term disability cases;
Assess healthcare needs, then implement and manage healthcare programs to improve health and facilitate return to work, maintain records/ reports and worker medical files;
Assist departments with identifying, evaluating, and implementing accommodations and return to work options for workers with restricted duty.
Collaborate with Environmental, Health and Safety and Human Resources to develop operations, programs, and services by providing content expertise:

Contribute in the operation of controls for injury prevention and health surveillance related to actual and potential hazards in the work environment.
Identify primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention and health promotion strategies to optimize health of the workers population.


What we look for:

Active license as Physician. Additional courses and certification in occupational medicine and emergency medicine preferred.
Mandatory participation in (re-)training of Ministry of Health (SPAOGS/VMS)
At least 2 years of experience as general practitioner (preferably in a private clinic or an Emergency Response role);
Basic understanding, by education and work experience, of laws and regulations applicable to Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Fluency in Dutch and English is required.

About Us

IAMGOLD is a leading mid-tier gold producer with four operating gold mines (including current joint ventures) on three continents. IAMGOLD has a pipeline of development and exploration projects. The company’s growth plans are focused in Canada, select countries in South America and Africa.
IAMGOLD is committed to a Zero Harm approach: we continually strive to reach the highest standards in human health and safety, minimize our impact on the environment and work co-operatively with our host communities.

Rosebel Gold Mines

Having a successful career path is about making the right choices and at Rosebel Gold Mines, we offer you many opportunities. We are one of the largest private employers in Suriname and offer a wide range of career paths, with all the support and incentives you need to be your best. We believe that by engaging, empowering and supporting each other, we can achieve extraordinary performance.

Primary Location: Suriname
Work Locations: 17 - Rosebel Mine Site President Da Costalaan NR 2 Paramaribo PO Box 2973
Job: Health, Safety and Sustainability
Organization: Rosebel
Job Posting: Nov 23, 2020, 2:06:57 PM

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