Paramedic Career Development Plan – Would you like one?
Find out which course you need to do, where to find the best training, what’s involved, how long it takes and where the jobs are once you’re qualified.
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The Role :
Ambulance Transport Attendants, Registered Paramedics and Registered Nurses working in the non-emergency industry provide high quality patient care and treatment during the transport of patients with a wide variety of medical conditions. A key focus of the role is on maintaining positive working relationships with clients.
Key responsibilities for ‘ATA Registered Paramedic Jobs’ include :
Perform patient assessment and intervention.
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 :
ATA: Qualified as an Ambulance Transport Attendant, Ambulance Officer, Registered Paramedic or Division 1 Registered Nurse. Please note: recent graduates from Diploma or Bachelor level education must have completed 400 supervised, clinical on-road placements hours to qualify as an ATA and be able to provide log book evidence of hours in accordance with NEPT guidelines. Please follow this link for additional information: https://www.flyingdoctor.org.au/download-document/vic/ata-additional-requirements-vic/
PTO: Minimum qualification of Cert III Non Emergency Patient Transport, Cert IV Healthcare (Ambulance) or Endorsed Enrolled Nurse Qualification with completion of HLTAMB014 Transport non-emergency patients under operational conditions driving course
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.
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Additional requirements :
Hold (or be willing to obtain) a satisfactory National Police Check completed within the last 6 months.
Hold (or be willing to obtain) a Working With Childrens Check for employment.
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.
The Company :
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, NSW and TAS.
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