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Echuca – Ambulance Transport Attendant

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.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.The RoleFlying Doctors Mobile Patient Care is currently seeking applications from Ambulance Attendants, Ambulance Officers and Registered Nurses for our Echuca branch.We are looking for 1 Full-Time and 1 Part-Time or Casual ATA for our Echuca branch.This is a 24/7 operation and will require the flexibility to workdays, nights and on-call shifts. You will provide high-quality, dignified, patient-focused care and effective service in the transport of non-emergency pre and post-hospital patients. 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 practices.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) 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.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 AV guidelines.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. 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.*Please ensure you complete your application fully by checking your email and following the links to our external application page*RFDS is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. AUD Echuca 3564