Driver | Non-Emergency Patient Transport – State Medical Assistance

Driver | Non-Emergency Patient Transport – Newcastle region

This is a sample job advertised on for Patient Transport Officers in NSW. For those looking to gain qualifications to apply for these types of roles, the minimum requirement would be the HLT31120 – Certificate III in Non-emergency Patient Transport, followed by the HLT41120 – Certificate IV in Health Care. To find out about training opportunities in your area, click the links to read more.

State Medical Assistance is a licensed paramedic company with bases throughout NSW with an equivalent scope of practice to State Ambulance bodies. This company is experiencing significant growth and is looking for reliable and professional drivers to work with their Patient Transport Officers, to deliver outstanding Non-Emergency Patient Transport on a new contract in the Newcastle region.

About the role

Non-emergency Patient Transport Drivers are required to provide safe and reliable operation of the company’s ambulances. They also provide support to the Patient Transport Officer on shift and are responsible for maintaining the vehicle in a state of readiness.

Applicant overview

Successful applicants will posses at least the following qualifications and experience:

  • Current unrestricted drivers licence
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current Criminal Record Check
  • Experience in a similar role or vehicle type preferred

For more information, to apply or to obtain a copy of the job description, please contact [email protected]

How to become a Patient Transport Officer

This is an example of an entry-level health care job where career progression is common. The Australian Paramedical College offers a Certificate III in Non- emergency Patient Transport, a Certificate IV in Health Care and a Diploma of Emergency Health Care. Our training programs provide a flexible and affordable pathway for those who wish to work in the private sector as Patient Transport Officers, First Responders and even Advanced Care Paramedics in the private sector.

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