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Oilfield Medics

A place for all those medics working in the Oil industry, or those that would like to learn about the career. Whether it be offshore, or on dry land here is the place to come to meet others in the industry.

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Latest Activity: Nov 25, 2013

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Hello and welcome to Oilfield Medics! I am currently searching out people to join!  Come on people! I know there are WAY more of us offshore medics on here!

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The use of thrombolytics in the remote Offshore enviroment 3 Replies

What are your thoughts on the use of thrombolytics in the Offshore environment to begin to treat STEMI patients? Continue

Tags: attack, AMI, Oil, industry, Heart

Last reply by Mike Bjarköy Jan 18, 2012.

What advise would you give to Medics just starting out in a career as an offshore remote paramedic?

I have noticed in my time working offshore that the turn over rate for medics working offshore seems to be very high. What advise would you give to a paramedic looking to begin a career, or just…Continue

Tags: rookie, oilfield, new, Offshore paramedic, career

Started by Jason McBrayer Dec 28, 2010.

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Comment by Jason McBrayer on February 24, 2011 at 1:11pm
Well John depending on the company most require you be a NREMT-P and at least have a couple years working as a fully released Paramedic on the ambulance. I suggest doing as much research as possible into the position. As working out here is nothing like working on the ambulance. 99.9% of the time you just do office work around the rig. When you do do medical stuff it is usually just primary care type medicine. Coughs, and colds. That type stuff
Comment by John B. Cella on February 24, 2011 at 11:44am
I'm currently working on my EMT-P and would like to learn about the oil field medic job market. What do I need to do?
Comment by Jason Carter on September 3, 2010 at 5:42pm
We are about 30 miles off the Louisiana coastal waters. About a 15 minute helicopter ride from Port Furchon/ Leeville, La.
Comment by Jason McBrayer on July 21, 2010 at 9:04am
Great photo Jason! Thanks for adding it! Where are you guys currently at?
Comment by Jason Carter on July 21, 2010 at 8:35am
Response/ stretcher team training on board the Transocean Discoverer Clear Leader.
Comment by Jason Carter on July 21, 2010 at 8:34am

 

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