Patient Transport Driver Paramedical Jobs
- NOTE: This is a sample of the types of jobs you can do when you have attained pre-hospital health care qualifications. Each job requires different levels of education, experience and qualifications. Wherever possible, link to the courses we offer will be provided as links. We encourage you to continue to do your own research on the online jobs boards such as SEEK, Indeed and Jora.
- Exciting opportunity to be part of a new service to your local community
- Enjoy a more rewarding work/life balance
- Permanent, full-time position is on offer
- Training will be provided to allow you to get the most out of this position
- This job is located in Darwin.
CareFlight is the not-for-profit organization who have operations in Darwin.
CareFlight will be expanding its provision of patient transport services in the Top End and will operate a fleet of specially equipped patient transport vehicles to move patients between Royal Darwin Hospital and Palmerston Regional Hospital.
Key responsibilities will include:
- assisting with the loading / unloading and handling of patients
- driving patients between different locations
- ensuring patient and transport crew safety and safe systems of work are adhered
- maintaining vehicle log sheets and related documentation
- undertaking daily vehicle inspections and tending to basic vehicle needs (eg. fuel, fluid levels, tyre pressure, cleaning / washing and submitting for servicing as required)
- demonstrating a strong commitment to safe and courteous driving at all times.
To be successful in this role you will have:
- a current unrestricted NT driver’s license with an excellent driving record (documentary evidence of driving history from the Motor Vehicle Registry to be provided with application
- a current Senior First Aid Certificate
- well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with people from a variety of backgrounds
- the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
- the ability to follow instructions and work within standard operating procedures
- excellent problem solving skills and the ability to make decisions quickly, under pressure; and
- a willingness and ability to undertake minor motor vehicle maintenance.
The following will also be highly regarded:
- Cert III in Non-Emergency Patient Transport
The Certificate III is the entry-level qualification to get you started in the health care sector as a Patient Transport Officer/Attendant.
See the full course information here Cert III course overview
- Cert IV in Training and Assessment
- Sound geographical knowledge of local area.
- Demonstrated knowledge of manual handling techniques.