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BW Offshore is a leading global provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry. BW Offshore is the world’s second largest contractor with a fleet of 14 FPSOs and 1 FSO represented in all major oil regions world-wide. The company also operates additional 2 FPSOs.
BW Offshore has a long track record on project execution and operations, as well as a robust balance sheet and strong financial capabilities. In more than 30 years of production, BW Offshore has executed 38 FPSO and FSO projects. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.
BW Offshore is represented in the major oil regions world-wide, with presence accross Europe, Asia Pacific, West Africa and the Americas (US and Brazil).

Key tasks and Responsibilities

  • Operate and maintain the Unit’s Hospital, Medical and First Aid facilities
  • Examine injured/ sick personnel, provide first aid and basic medical care
  • Communicate with the shore based medical facilities to obtain medical assistance or advice
  • Assist to arrange evacuation of sick/ injured person (Medevac)
  • Maintain records of injuries and diseases. Maintain drug issue records
  • Ensure sufficient stock of medicine, control expiry dates of medicines and order replenishment as necessary
  • Ensure controlled drugs are stored in accordance with the procedure
  • Ensure correct disposal of out of date drugs
  • Check that all core crew members arriving onboard have a valid medical certificates
  • Perform periodic audits of provision, potable water, galley and accommodation hygiene and housekeeping
  • Perform provision inspection upon receiving it from the shore
  • Liaise with OIM and Camp Boss to review food and nutrition quality, to ensure that healthy eating options are available
  • Monitor the Journal for Health Hazard Substances
  • Promote healthy lifestyle. Develop exercise programs and offer advice for onboard personnel
  • Ensure that fitness equipment is being maintained and replaced as required
  • Carry out relevant tests and inspection routines as per Computerised Maintenance Management System
  • Prepare and update Muster lists, T-Cards and Safety Cards on cabin doors
  • Perform offshore Helicopter administration, i.e. booking, passenger lists, manifests etc.
  • Perform cabin allocations
  • Maintain and update POB lists and transmit it to all parties concerned
  • Assist in administrative tasks and activities
  • Control medical waste collection, segregation and processing
  • Participate in the investigation of accidents and incidents. Prepare Company reporting system reports for injuries
  • Use the Permit to Work system. Follow the Permit to Work procedures
  • Use the Computerized Maintenance Management System. Produce reports, update records, generate work orders
  • Prepare required reports and maintain appropriate documentation
  • Undertake training relevant to the position requirements
  • Perform On-the-job training of first aid team. Organize first aid drills and hygiene training
  • Member of Emergency Response Team

Qualification requirements


  • Degree in Medicine (MD / MBBS)


  • Employer requires 2 years experience as a Medic or General practitioner. Experience on offshore facilities or marine vessels an advantage


  • Good inter-personal and communications skills
  • Good computer skills

Method of Application

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should visit BW Offshore Career Page




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