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Ambulance Transport Attendant/Paramedic/RN – Echuca – F/T Maximum Term – 30/6/23

GENEROUS SALARY PACKAGING AVAILABLEThe OrganisationProudly serving Australians since 1928, the Royal Flying Doctor Service provides emergency aeromedical and health care services for people in rural and remote regions across Australia. Mobile Patient Care (MPC) is a service division of RFDS Victoria, providing non-emergency patient transport services in both rural and metropolitan locations across VIC and NSW.The RoleFlying Doctors Mobile Patient Care are currently seeking applications from Ambulance Attendants, Paramedics and RN's for a full time role within our Echuca team. This is a 7 day per week operation and will require the flexibility to work days and on-call shifts.RFDS MPC pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality patient care and treatment during the on-road transport of patients with a wide variety of medical conditions. As a recognised leader within the non-emergency transport industry we offer world-class, structured training and induction, opportunities for professional growth and a supportive and inclusive organisational culture. Key responsibilities will include:Perform patient assessment and intervention on-road.Provide high quality patient care and treatment during on-road transport.Develop and maintain positive working relationships with patients and stakeholders.Assess the effectiveness of any intervention in accordance with all Flying Doctor MPC guidelines, NEPT regulations and within prescribed scope of practice. Perform independently and problem solve within established policies and procedures.Work collaboratively with other team members. Maintain an understanding of RFDS MPC Policies and procedures and Non-Emergency Patient Transport Regulations to support best practice.Qualifications and Experience:Qualified as an Ambulance Transport Attendant, Ambulance Officer, Registered Paramedic or Division 1 Registered Nurse. Please note: recent graduates from Diploma or Bachelor of Paramedicine must have completed 400 supervised, clinical on-road placement hours with an NEPT provider (and successfully completed any internal training programs to work as an ATA) or have been previously employed as Paramedic in an emergency Ambulance service to qualify for a role as an Ambulance Attendant. Please see below for a link to further information regarding ATA eligibility.Hold a current full Victorian Driver's License (mandatory) with no restrictions on your license.Experience working in the non-emergency patient transport sector in an equal role desirable but not essential.Additional requirements:Hold a satisfactory National Police Check completed within the last 6 months.Hold a full Victorian drivers license.Hold a current Working With Children's Check for employment.Provide a satisfactory driving history report.Full immunisation history in accordance with RFDS and AV policy requirements.COVID Vaccinations x 3Flexibility to work out of surrounding branches when required.RFDS policies require that mandatory immunisations must be obtained by any new staff members prior to commencement of work.Please be aware that if you don't have all the immunisations required, you may not be immediately eligible for a role within Mobile Patient Care. Please see below attachment for a copy of our current immunisation requirements.How to applyIf this sounds like an opportunity for you, please submit your application include a cover letter and resume by 27th June 2022.If you require further information please reach out to People & Culture at hr@rfdsvic.com.au. RFDS is committed to creating a diverse working environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.Position Description 55000 AUD Echuca 3564

Ambulance Transport Attendant/Paramedic/RN - Echuca - F/T Maximum Term - 30/6/23

GENEROUS SALARY PACKAGING AVAILABLE

The Organisation

Proudly serving Australians since 1928, the Royal Flying Doctor Service provides emergency aeromedical and health care services for people in rural and remote regions across Australia. 

Mobile Patient Care (MPC) is a service division of RFDS Victoria, providing non-emergency patient transport services in both rural and metropolitan locations across VIC and NSW.

The Role

Flying Doctors Mobile Patient Care are currently seeking applications from Ambulance Attendants, Paramedics and RN's for a full time role within our Echuca team. This is a 7 day per week operation and will require the flexibility to work days and on-call shifts.

RFDS MPC pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality patient care and treatment during the on-road transport of patients with a wide variety of medical conditions. As a recognised leader within the non-emergency transport industry we offer world-class, structured training and induction, opportunities for professional growth and a supportive and inclusive organisational culture.

 Key responsibilities will include:

  • Perform patient assessment and intervention on-road.
  • Provide high quality patient care and treatment during on-road transport.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with patients and stakeholders.
  • Assess the effectiveness of any intervention in accordance with all Flying Doctor MPC guidelines, NEPT regulations and within prescribed scope of practice. 
  • Perform independently and problem solve within established policies and procedures.
  • Work collaboratively with other team members. 
  • Maintain an understanding of RFDS MPC Policies and procedures and Non-Emergency Patient Transport Regulations to support best practice.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified as an Ambulance Transport Attendant, Ambulance Officer, Registered Paramedic or Division 1 Registered Nurse. Please note: recent graduates from Diploma or Bachelor of Paramedicine must have completed 400 supervised, clinical on-road placement hours with an NEPT provider (and successfully completed any internal training programs to work as an ATA) or have been previously employed as Paramedic in an emergency Ambulance service to qualify for a role as an Ambulance Attendant. Please see below for a link to further information regarding ATA eligibility.
  • Hold a current full Victorian Driver's License (mandatory) with no restrictions on your license.
  • Experience working in the non-emergency patient transport sector in an equal role desirable but not essential.

Additional requirements:

  • Hold a satisfactory National Police Check completed within the last 6 months.
  • Hold a full Victorian drivers license.
  • Hold a current Working With Children's Check for employment.
  • Provide a satisfactory driving history report.
  • Full immunisation history in accordance with RFDS and AV policy requirements.
  • COVID Vaccinations x 3
  • Flexibility to work out of surrounding branches when required.

RFDS policies require that mandatory immunisations must be obtained by any new staff members prior to commencement of work.

Please be aware that if you don't have all the immunisations required, you may not be immediately eligible for a role within Mobile Patient Care. Please see below attachment for a copy of our current immunisation requirements.

How to apply

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, please submit your application include a cover letter and resume by 27th June 2022.

If you require further information please reach out to People & Culture at hr@rfdsvic.com.au

RFDS is committed to creating a diverse working environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.