NOTE: This is a sample of the types of jobs you can do when you have attained pre-hospital health care qualifications. Each job requires different levels of education, experience and qualifications. Wherever possible, link to the courses we offer will be provided as links. We encourage you to continue to do your own research on the online jobs boards such as SEEK, Indeed and Jora.
Exciting opportunity to be part of a new service to your local community
Enjoy a more rewarding work/life balance
Permanent, full-time position is on offer
Training will be provided to allow you to get the most out of this position
This job is located in Darwin.
CareFlight is the not-for-profit organization who have operations in Darwin.
CareFlight will be expanding its provision of patient transport services in the Top End and will operate a fleet of specially equipped patient transport vehicles to move patients between Royal Darwin Hospital and Palmerston Regional Hospital.
Key responsibilities will include:
assisting with the loading / unloading and handling of patients
driving patients between different locations
ensuring patient and transport crew safety and safe systems of work are adhered
maintaining vehicle log sheets and related documentation
undertaking daily vehicle inspections and tending to basic vehicle needs (eg. fuel, fluid levels, tyre pressure, cleaning / washing and submitting for servicing as required)
demonstrating a strong commitment to safe and courteous driving at all times.
To be successful in this role you will have:
a current unrestricted NT driver’s license with an excellent driving record (documentary evidence of driving history from the Motor Vehicle Registry to be provided with application
a current Senior First Aid Certificate
well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with people from a variety of backgrounds
the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
the ability to follow instructions and work within standard operating procedures
excellent problem solving skills and the ability to make decisions quickly, under pressure; and
a willingness and ability to undertake minor motor vehicle maintenance.