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Occupational Health Physician & Medical Advisor - Aberdeen, UK (Physic

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In an ever changing world where priorities vary on a daily basis, this job demands a person who is reliable, flexible, can deal with many different strands/elements of work and possesses excellent tacit and soft skills. Technical knowledge of the occupational health is not sufficient on its own. The individual needs to demonstrate their ability to innovate and help the business through development of digitalisation, simplification and worker welfare.

To work as a member of the Shell Health Occupational Health Team based in Aberdeen. The Aberdeen Occupational Health Department provides occupational health support, a health screening service and clinical advice to Shell employees in Aberdeen offices, St Fergus, Mossmorran and Bacton Gas Plants and 9 Offshore Platforms. Advice and assistance is also given to offshore medics. The Medical Adviser will be under the supervision of the UK Health Manager, and will work in the Tullos office complex in Aberdeen.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert medical advice, guidance and support in specific fields of occupational and environmental health to management and staff of Shell UK Limited in line with Shell Health standards, protocols and business performance monitoring and reporting
  • Undertake a variety of occupational health assessments including but not limited to; pre-employment, offshore medicals, transfer medicals, short and long term business assignment medicals worldwide, consultations, fit to return to work medicals and ill health retirement and pension criteria reviews
  • Support Shell with new health business initiatives where practically feasible and provide input into ways of working that helps delivers efficiencies
  • Fitness to work planning, assessment and screening as per the Shell Health standards and protocols and the OGUK Medical Aspects of Fitness for Offshore Work Guidance
  • All types of health surveillance required as per the Shell Health Medical Surveillance protocol and in compliance with UK legislation
  • Sickness Absence Case Management including periodic review with Management and Human Resources. Return to work rehabilitation. This requires managing a database with monthly reporting of sickness absence in terms of days lost, incidence new cases and nature of illness
  • Proactive liaison with General Practitioners and Medical Specialists in relation to employee illness and medical incapacity
  • Provision of Medical Emergency support at Tullos Office, Aberdeen where the need arises. It should be noted that immediate first aid will be provided by the floor stewards and security
  • Liaison with Health Providers and major contractors in respect of Medevac and incident management
  • Advice and medical assistance to offshore medics and other HSE personnel
  • Assessment, diagnosis, investigation and incident reporting of Occupational Illness cases as per the Shell Minimum Health Management Standards and protocols
  • Maintain records of all consultations and input health data into the health records and One Health IT tool
  • Communication and presentations to management and employees on health related topics
  • Review and analysis of health data for benchmarking and management reports in relation to early and successful return to work. Preventable medevacs, identification of hot spots within the business in relation to sickness absence and proactive management
  • Business partnering with Shell on shared vision aspects with regards continuous improvement, ongoing efficiency savings with a focus on delivering value for money and cost saving opportunities
  • Perform a leadership role within the clinic to ensure that continued progress against plans are made
  • Involve themselves in 1 or more of the project items from the Shell Health (priorities on a page) POAP
  • Attend required regional and global Shell health meetings along with regular attendance at clinic/team meetings and any wider HSE team meetings in order to continue the understanding of the business and keep traction on areas of work and demonstrate progression of these
  • Comply with company and Shell health policies & procedures
  • Assist in any training/development opportunities for staff which also includes the medics' forum and training for medics beginning to undertake the medical assessment part of the OGUK medical offshore
  • Attend any meetings on behalf of the Shell health manager

Required Qualifications:

  • An Oil & Gas UK registered doctor
  • Fully registered Medical Practitioner with the GMC and has a recognised qualification in Occupational Medicine
  • Experience working in the field of Occupational Medicine in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Keyboard skills and familiarity with common Microsoft packages
  • Self-motivated and requiring minimum supervision to plan, organise and deliver the service for self and others within clinic

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in travel medicine

Please note you must currently be eligible to work and remain indefinitely without any restrictions in the country to which you are making an application. Proof will be required to support your application.

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Keywords: occupational medicine, doctor, physician, Aberdeen, UK, United Kingdom

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Occupational Health Physician & Medical Advisor - Aberdeen, UK (Physic

United Kingdom

Published on 3 Jul 2019