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Ambulance Transport Attendant – Bairnsdale Branch – Max term 30/06/2023

The OrganisationProudly serving Australians since 1928, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) provides emergency aeromedical and primary health services for people in rural and remote Australia. We believe in creating opportunities so all Victorians have the choice to access essential primary health care services.About the RoleFlying Doctors Mobile Patient Care are currently seeking applications from Ambulance Attendants, experienced Paramedics and RN’s for our Bairnsdale Branch.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-roadProvide high quality patient care and treatment during on-road transportDevelop 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:Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance), orBachelor of Health Science Degree (Paramedic), orOther equivalent qualification for AO recognised by the Employer, and successful completion of required clinical placements and a Clinical Skills Assessment, completion of a minimum of 400 hours operational stretcher experience under the direct supervision of a clinical instructor, successful completion of required clinical placements and a clinical skills assessment (e.g. Stage 8), orRegistered Nurse in the Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia and who has completed an appropriate bridging course for practice in the non-emergency patient transport sector.Hold a current full Victorian Driver's License (mandatory) and have the ability to drive in both city and country traffic conditions.Experience working in the non-emergency patient transport sector in an equal role desirable but not essential.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.This is an exciting opportunity to work for an iconic Australian charity that promotes a supportive and inclusive working culture and offers a flexible working environment.If this sounds like the job for you please click apply to start your application, including your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role by COB 5/10/2022.RFDS is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.Position Description - ATA 50000 AUD Bairnsdale 3875

Ambulance Transport Attendant - Bairnsdale Branch - Max term 30/06/2023

The Organisation

Proudly serving Australians since 1928, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) provides emergency aeromedical and primary health services for people in rural and remote Australia. We believe in creating opportunities so all Victorians have the choice to access essential primary health care services.

About the Role

Flying Doctors Mobile Patient Care are currently seeking applications from Ambulance Attendants, experienced Paramedics and RN’s for our Bairnsdale Branch.

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:

  • Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance), or
  • Bachelor of Health Science Degree (Paramedic), or
  • Other equivalent qualification for AO recognised by the Employer, and successful completion of required clinical placements and a Clinical Skills Assessment, completion of a minimum of 400 hours operational stretcher experience under the direct supervision of a clinical instructor, successful completion of required clinical placements and a clinical skills assessment (e.g. Stage 8), or
  • Registered Nurse in the Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia and who has completed an appropriate bridging course for practice in the non-emergency patient transport sector.
  • Hold a current full Victorian Driver's License (mandatory) and have the ability to drive in both city and country traffic conditions.
  • Experience working in the non-emergency patient transport sector in an equal role desirable but not essential.

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.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for an iconic Australian charity that promotes a supportive and inclusive working culture and offers a flexible working environment.

If this sounds like the job for you please click apply to start your application, including your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role by COB 5/10/2022.

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