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Registered Nurse (BC Mine)

  • Become a valuable addition to Centerra's Mount Milligan Mine operations team
  • Boost your career by joining an established organization
  • Receive a competitive salary plus excellent benefits
About Centerra Gold

Headquartered in Toronto, Centerra Gold (TSX: CG) is one of the leading North American gold and copper producers engaged in the operation, exploration, development, and acquisition in Asia, North America, and other markets worldwide.

Centerra’s vision is to build a team-based culture of excellence that responsibly delivers sustainable value and growth. We are committed to the safety, integrity, ethics, and fairness of our operations, promoting the highest standards of ethical business conduct of our employees, officers, and directors. 

For more information, please see our website

About Mount Milligan Mine

Located approximately 155 kilometres northwest of Prince George in central BC, the Mount Milligan Mine is a conventional truck-shovel open-pit copper and gold mine and concentrator with a 60,000 tpd capacity copper flotation processing plant. 

Mount Milligan operates with comfortable camp accommodations equipped with private washrooms, TV, Wi-Fi, an onsite gym, and other recreational activities. Bus transportation to and from site is provided free of charge from several locations within the region. 

Mount Milligan promotes a drug and alcohol-free workplace and has adopted a zero-tolerance policy with respect to alcohol or unauthorized drugs on site.

About the Opportunity

Centerra currently has an opportunity for a full-time Registered Nurse to join our Mount Milligan Mine operations site. This is a camp-based position, with a rotation of 7 days on / 7 days off, Tuesday to Monday, with 12-hour shifts; considerations will be given to an alternate schedule of 4/3 Monday to Thursday, 10 hours per day.

The on-site Nurse is the medical lead for the Mount Milligan Mine site and acts in a “physician extender” role. You will work in partnership with the Primary Care Paramedics on-site. The position is directly linked to a BC-licensed on-call physician group and can collaborate with the physician or medical oversite to develop an extensive initial patient care plan. The position oversees all medical situations occurring on-site, maintains records of injuries, accidents and treatments and communicates same to management.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • In partnership with the Primary Care Paramedic: Setting up and maintaining the medical treatment facility on site to ensure it is effective and well organized (including purchasing and monitoring supplies)
  • Dispensing prescription and non-prescription drugs under direction from a physician when necessary
  • Maintaining health records for all employees who are working on site, particularly those with chronic medical conditions who may need attention
  • Documenting the nursing process in care management through assessment, diagnosis, and treatment consistent with appropriate standards of practice
  • Diagnosing and treating health issues; working together with remote physician when necessary to determine further diagnoses and treatment necessary
  • Co-ordinating client health screening and surveillance programs and services: monitoring work environment to protect the health and safety of workers
  • Identifying the need for case management intervention and conducting a thorough and objective assessment of the client’s status and case management needs
  • Implementing occupational and environmental health and safety training and education
  • Working in partnership with the Industrial Hygiene professional to identify, reduce and eliminate long term occupational exposures
  • Maintaining diagnostic equipment in the medical facility to be in good working order
  • Working together with Environmental and Safety teams to ensure knowledge of occupational hazards
  • Working closely with Safety and Human Resources for occupational injuries, illness, and disability management
  • Liaising with off-site health care providers, on-site team to ensure appropriate RTW program is in place for both Occ and Non Occ injuries
  • Delivering and manage disease prevention, respiratory surveillance, and exposure programs
About You

To qualify for the Registered Nurse role, you must have a University Degree in Nursing (RN), as well as a minimum 5 years' experience as a nurse working in an industrial, remote area. For this role, you must have a valid driver’s license and have access to personal transportation.

The following will be critical to successfully performing this role:

  • Knowledge and understanding of industrial disease, injury, and illness
  • Understanding of addiction and mental health issues
  • Working knowledge of WCB compliance and reporting
  • Experience dealing with a wide variety of illness and injury
  • Special training in CPR; cardiac arrest; ACLS; and triage (asset)
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and make sound decisions in a timely fashion

Lastly, you will join us with a highly collaborative mindset, fostered by integrity, focus, and incredible work ethic. Your excellent communication skills will be essential to your success in this role. You will also be a personable individual, able to create relationships and collaborate with all levels of employees, external agencies, and contractors.

About the Benefits

As a valued member of Centerra's Mount Milligan Mine operations team, you can look forward to a competitive salary. You'll also gain access to some incredible benefits, including:

  • Tax-free travel allowance commensurate with the distance required for travel
  • Extended group health, dental, vision, and travel insurance
  • Life Insurance, STD, LTD, AD&D
  • Company-sponsored pension with Company match 
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Healthcare Spending Account / Lifestyle Wellness Spending Account
  • Reimbursements on work gear and equipment
  • Annual Incentive Bonus
  • Long-term incentive plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan with Company match
  • Parental leave top-up program
  • Professional development within the organization
  • Join a company committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion

This is your chance to be part of an established, industry-leading global organization with incredible room for career growth and personal development.   

If you have the skills necessary to bring success to the role, then we invite you to apply today!

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