Offshore Medic

We are currently recruiting for offshore medics to join our team. We have a range of fixed rotation patterns available and longer projects on vessels. 

The Offshore Medic shall act as the primary source of medical advice on the installation/vessel for any personnel suffering from illness or injury. The Offshore Medic shall be capable of exercising appropriate and competent medical skills in the event of an injury or acute illness, providing advice, and consulting with onshore management, as required. 
Location: Aberdeen
Salary: £48,000 - £60,000 per year
Application closing date: 31/07/2021
Brief overview of duties 

  • Provide onsite first aid, primary care and initiate treatment of acute medical and surgical conditions for all personnel on offshore installation


  • Provide initial emergency response, resuscitation and stabilisation of critically ill or injured (trauma) patients, employing ALS/ATLS emergency medical protocols


  • Communicate and provide details to the topside doctor for the management and treatment of medevac cases, provide appropriate referral documentation for injured or ill personnel and liaise with logistics personnel to arrange safe transfer onshore to receive further medical treatment


  • Maintain accurate and confidential medical documentation in line with professional standards and company requirements including MCL Medics data bases


  • Administering prescription and other controlled drugs under the authority of the topside doctor


  • Maintain complete and accurate written and computerised records, reports, statistics and referral letters relating to all clinical work and ensure the security and confidentiality of information under the requirements of GDPR and Access to Medical Records Act (1990)


  • Actively participate in the installation’s emergency response for major medical incidents, including participation in medical exercises and the refresher training of first-aid teams and stretcher parties on the installation/site Emergency Response Plan


  • Assist in the planning of emergency procedures to ensure an appropriate first-line medical response to an emergency situation


  • First Aid training for the emergency teams


  • Ensure all pharmaceutical provisions are correctly ordered, maintained and stored in accordance with UK Legislation and MCL Medics standards


  • Ensure appropriate distribution and storage of medical supplies around the installation and sickbay and correct disposal of clinical waste


  • Operate all medical emergency equipment listed within the MSOPs. Conduct a regular function test and record findings


  • Ensure all medical emergency equipment is appropriate as related to current regulations including monitoring and arranging for equipment calibration prior to expiration date or replacement as required


  • Completion of sickness/illness referral form in the case of a medevac


  • Prevent, identify and investigate possible outbreaks of communicable disease in liaison with MCL Medics Remote Medical Services team

Minimum qualifications and training

  • Registered Nurse with at least 3 year post-graduation experience
  • HCPC Registered Paramedic
  • Combat Medical Technician Class 1 (CMT)
  • Royal Navy Medical Assistant
  • Royal Air Force Medics Assistant
  • Royal Fleet Auxiliary Services Medical Technician
  • HSE approved offshore medics certificate
  • OGUK Medical

Desired qualifications and training

  • Vantage trained
  • Manual Handling Assessor
  • HAVS
  • NEMS Noise at work competent person
  • ERT part 2 training
MCL Medics is a reputable company established in 1999, experts in the provision of medical services within the energy sector, MCL Medics specialise in providing services tailored to each individual business’ exact requirements. We are committed to support our team to ensure they have the right skills to perform their role and further professional development. MCL Medics is a growing company with a variety of opportunity for career progression.

MCL Medics confirms its commitment to equality of opportunity in all areas of its work. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.