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Ambulance Transport Attendant

The 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 Victoria. The RoleRoyal Flying Doctors Mobile Patient Care are currently seeking applications from Ambulance Transport Attendants and experienced Paramedics for casual roles within our Melbourne Metropolitan team. This is a 24/7 operation and will require the flexibility to work days, nights and on-call shifts. These roles will be required to be flexible to work across both our Mitcham and Essendon Fields branches.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 or Registered Paramedic. 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 a 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) and have the ability to drive in both city and country traffic conditions.Experience working in a pre-hospital environment or 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 licence.Hold a current Working With Childrens Check for employment.Provide a satisfactory driving history report.Full immunisation history in accordance with attached guidelines including proof of full Covid 19 vaccination and influenza vaccination.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.RFDS policy requires evidence of three covid vaccinations along with an annual influenza vaccination unless a medical exemption can be provided. Further vaccinations may be required for clinical staff.This is an exciting opportunity to work for an iconic Australian charity that promotes a supportive and inclusive working culture, offers a flexible working environment and exciting employee benefits. If this sounds like the job for you, please click apply to start your application, including your resume and a cover letter (applications received without a cover letter will not be considered) outlining your suitability for the role.RFDS is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. ATA Casual AUD Melbourne 3000