Offshore Medic, 3/3 rotation, Dutch Sector

  • Foresterhill Rd, Aberdeen, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

International SOS ( is the world’s leading medical and travel Security Risk Services Company. We care for clients across the globe, from more than 1,000 locations in 90 countries. Our expertise is unique: More than 11,000 employees are led by 1,400 doctors and 200 security specialists. Teams work 24/7 to protect our members. We pioneer a range of preventive programs strengthened by our in-country expertise. We deliver unrivalled emergency assistance during critical illness, accident or civil unrest.

We are passionate about helping clients put Duty of Care into practice. With us, multinational corporate clients, governments and NGOs can mitigate risks for their people working remotely or overseas.

Our global services include medical and risk planning, preventive health programs, in-country expertise and emergency response for travellers, expatriates and their dependents of over 70% of the Fortune 500 companies.

Job Description

An excellent opportunity to work with one of our leading drilling clients within the Dutch sector on a 3/3 rotation. 

Main priorities of this role;

To maintain a state of medical emergency preparedness and provide routine health care to all personnel onboard assigned installation/vessel/work site in accordance with International SOS Medic Standing Orders (MSO) and at all times abiding by a code of conduct and principles of medical confidentiality as per legislative requirements.

Healthcare Provision

  • Provide onsite emergency medical care 24 hours per day in line with MSO 
  • Seek appropriate and timely consultation/advice from Topside Service
  • Arrange any required medevac cases in accordance with protocols
  • Maintain stock levels of all medications, including safe custody of controlled drugs and
  • Maintenance of controlled drugs register
  • Maintain clear and concise medical records
  • Management of clinical waste
  • Ensure all equipment and gases are functional, regularly inspected and maintained including calibration of required items
  • Lead first aid team and co-ordinate all first aid teams activities and regular training
  • Maintain eye wash, earplug, 1st aid kits and lens cleaning stations
  • Water sampling 
  • Awareness of IADC and OSHA guidelines
  • Assist with Helicopter safety brief, arrival briefs and overall coordination of task unless primary role of Medic dictates otherwise
  • Check and maintain emergency eye wash and shower stations

Health Improvement & Protection

  • Plan and implement health promotion activities including awareness raising of health & hygiene topics on a regular basis in line with Company Health Promotion Programmes and Calendars 
  • Implement and adhere to company and local procedures for management of infectious diseases
  • Crew monitoring quarterly health checks 
  • Conduct Health Surveillance on Client personnel as per Health risk assessment


  • Provide guidance, support, and carryout assessments on COSHH, HAVS, Face Fit, and other identified workplace hazards
  • Participate in health & hygiene audits in accordance with industry guidelines
  • Conduct safety tours for new personnel on board unless primary role of Medic dictates otherwise

Clinical Governance

  • Actively participate in clinical governance processes including: clinical audits, appraisal, onshore occupational health teleconferences and medic’s annual training


Registered Nurse (Adult), with at least 3 years post-graduation experience within one or more of:

  • A&E, ICU, HDU, OOH’s Service, ANP, Medical or Surgical Assessment Unit, OR;
  • Royal Navy Medical Assistant (at Leading Hand or above), OR;
  • Royal Marines Medical Assistance (at Corporal or above), OR;
  • British Army Combat Medical Technician Class 1 (at Corporal or above), OR;
  • Royal Air Force Medical Assistant (at Corporal or above), OR;
  • Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service Medical Technician, OR;
  • HCPC Registered Paramedic with significant experience in one or more of: Rapid Response

Qualifications, Courses and Skills Essential to the Role

  • HSE Offshore Medics Course
  • OGUK Medical
  • MIST
  • COSHH Assessor
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene
  • Computer literacy
  • Client focus
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent communications skills, written and verbal
  • Analysis and problem solving
  • Able to perform Bi-Deltoid shoulder measurements 
  • Legionella water management awareness 

Additional Information

Applicants must hold an EU citizenship for this position.

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