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Proudly serving Australians since 1928, the Royal Flying Doctor Service provides emergency aero medical and health care services for people in rural and remote regions across Australia. RFDS Victoria supports the work of the Flying Doctors throughout Australia, and is also growing its clinical services across the State.
The Role (multiple vacancies)
The Royal Flying Doctors Service (Vic) Mobile Patient Care unit is currently seeking an Ambulance Transport Attendant, based in Metro Melbourne, who will provide high quality patient care and treatment during the transport of patients with a wide variety of medical conditions, in accordance with RFDS MPC policies, procedures, and Non-Emergency Patient Transport Regulations.
Key responsibilities will include:
- Perform patient assessment, intervention and assess the effectiveness of any intervention in accordance with all RFDS MPC policies and procedures, NEPT regulations and within prescribed scope of practice.
- Perform independently and problem solve within established policies and procedures as well as work collaboratively with other team members when required
- Maintain an understanding of RFDS MPC Policies and procedures and Non-Emergency Patient Transport Regulations to support best practice.
- Demonstrate proficiency in written and verbal communication when delivering patient hand over to other health care professionals and in patient care records.
- Maintain contact with the controller of the day through correct radio procedure to ensure staff safety and accurate and timely job allocation.
- Assume a position of control to direct other staff when you are the senior person, make confident decisions in regard to patient assessment, care and interventions as required prior to patient pick up and during patient transfer.
- Present and promote a positive and professional image of the RFDS to other health professionals, clients, including patients and the general public.
Qualifications and Experience
- Qualified as Ambulance Transport Attendant, Ambulance Officer, Ambulance Paramedic or Division 1 Registered Nurse.
- Experience working in the non-emergency patient transport sector in an equal role.
- Hold a current Victorian Driver’s License (mandatory) and have the ability to drive in both city and country traffic conditions.
- National Police Check
- Working with Children Check
How to apply for Royal Flying Doctor Service jobs
How to become a paramedic
The Australian Paramedical College is the largest pre-hospital health care training provider in Australia. We are dedicated to providing training of the highest standard for all students who enrol in our training programs. APC offers the HLT41120 – Certificate IV in Health Care (Basic Life Support) and a HLTDiploma of Emergency Health Care (Advanced Life Support). Our training programs provide a flexible and affordable pathways for those who wish to work in the private sector or choose to continue their education at university.
For more information on how to get a start in the industry, or to enquire about paramedic training please call (07) 5520 2522