Patient Transfer Long-wheel Drivers Services Australia


Patient Transfer Drivers

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organizations in the world. Using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, they deliver extensive health care and 24-hour emergency service to those who live in and travel through remote, rural and regional Australia.

Seeking applications from service-oriented team players to join Patient Transfer team in the position of Patient Transfer Driver at Wagga Wagga and Griffith.

As a Patient Transfer Driver you will drive a specially fitted out long-wheel based Mercedes Sprinter Patient Transfer vehicle, and will work with nurses, doctors, pilots and other staff to safely and professionally transport patients between rural health service providers and airports.

You must have a caring, flexible and team oriented approach to your work, and be comfortable with current computer technology including the use of smart phones, GPS and map tracking systems, MS Outlook and Ipad use.

Employment will be on a casual basis.  In return, the RFDS offers exceptional professional satisfaction, a positive team culture and above award conditions, including a weekly retention allowance.  Applicants must be able to commence training in September 2018.

To apply please email your resume, a covering letter introducing yourself and indicating your preferred location, along with a copy of your:

  • Class C Drivers License, front and back
  • RMS Drivers License record that is less than 1 month old
  • Working With Children Check
  • Basic First Aid Certificate (highly regarded)
  • Certificate III in Non Emergency Client Transport (highly regarded)
  • Names of two current referees

non emergency patient transport

To [email protected]Note:  applications received that do not include the above will not be considered

Applicants must be willing to undergo:

  • A criminal record check
  • A pre-employment medical that will assess your physical capability to support the loading and unloading of patients into vehicles, and changing a tyre
  • Be willing to gain an Aviation Security Identification Card.

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Candidates must meet the essential experience and qualifications to be considered for this position. If you satisfy all the applicant requirements and think you can make a difference, please apply below.

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