Ambulance Attendant | Non-Emergency Patient Transport Paramedic Services Victoria
(NOTE: this is a sample job, it may no longer be available)
Experience in the non-emergency stretcher transport environment provides an invaluable stepping stone for transition to emergency ambulance operations.
Paramedic Services Victoria provides non-emergency patient transport in Metropolitan Melbourne and Regional Victoria. They provide assistance to both public and private hospitals, diagnostic facilities and private individuals and are also a long standing contractor to Ambulance Victoria.
About the role
PSV are currently seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified Ambulance Attendants (ATAs) to join their growing team. Similar to working in the public industry, the ATAs will be required to work a full rotating roster that includes days, evenings, weekends and public holidays.
Ambulance Attendant job overview
Successful applicants will posses at least the following qualifications and experience:
- Minimum Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance) or Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedic) or equivalent
- Possess a Full Current Victorian Manual Driver’s licence
- Ability to obtain and maintain a Current Working with Children’s Check
- Ability to obtain a clear Current Police Check
Successful applicants will need to demonstrate:
- Ability to take a leadership role within the team to ensure high standards of patient care and safety
- Clear communication and good interpersonal skills
- Able to work reasonable additional hours if required
- Physically capable of performing patient transfers
If you possess the required skills and experiences to meet the challenges of this position please submit a cover letter, resume and relevant academic results to [email protected].
How to become an Ambulance Attendant in Australia.
This is an example of an entry-level health care job where career progression is common. The Australian Paramedical College offers a Certificate III in Non- emergency Patient Transport which is the course you need to do to begin working as a Ambulance Attendant.
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