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Patient Transport jobs

With so many patient transport jobs available in the private sector, we wanted to show you that with a qualification such as the HLT41115 – Certificate IV in Health Care, you are qualified to apply for a Patient Transport job today. Highlighting  job vacancies advertised on the Royal Flying Doctor Service, website this link will help you understand what the job is all about.

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has multiple casual patient transport jobs available for people with a minimum qualification of Certificate III in Non Emergency Patient Transport. Candidates will work with the Mobile Patient Care (RFDS MPC) service division of RFDS Vic, and provide non-emergency patient transport services across the State and in metropolitan Melbourne.

Similar to many patient transport paramedic jobs, this role will ask you to:

  • Perform patient assessment, intervention and assess the effectiveness of any intervention in accordance with all RFDS MPC policies and procedures, NEPT regulations Victoria and within prescribed scope of practice.
  • Perform independently and problem solve within established policies and procedures as well as work collaboratively with other team members when required.
  • Maintain an understanding of RFDS MPC Policies and procedures and Non-Emergency Patient Transport Regulations to support best practice.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in written and verbal communication when delivering patient hand over to other health care professionals and in patient care records.
  • Maintain contact with the controller of the day through correct radio procedure to ensure staff safety and accurate and timely job allocation.
  • Assume a position of control to direct other staff when you are the senior person, make confident decisions in regard to patient assessment, care and interventions as required prior to patient pick up and during patient transfer.
  • Present and promote a positive and professional image of the RFDS to other health professionals, clients, including patients and the general public.

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About the Royal Flying Doctor Service

With more than 1200 staff, across 23 bases in Australia, an opportunity to start working or volunteering with the Royal Flying Doctors Service is just around the corner. Operating a 24/7 aeromedical service, covering 7.13 million square kilometres around Australia, the RFDS aims to ensure people living in remote or rural communities can enjoy the same medical care as those living in cities.

RFDS provide tele-health consultations, fly-in fly-out GP and Nurse clinics, mobile dental services, patient transfers, health education and a myriad of other health services.

* Thanks to and the Royal Flying Doctor Service for the information provided on this page.

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Why become a Patient Transport Officer?

‘Fast paced and challenging’

“The ability to work in an environment that is fast paced and challenging and is never the same; and I want to get a move on with following my dreams.”
– APC Paramedic student

For more information on Patient Transport training call (07) 5520 2522.


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