Patient Transport Officer Job – $59,578 – $63,313

Patient Transport Officer Job – $59,578 – $63,313

Justice and Community Safety Directorate

Patient Transport Officer 1
Current and former ADF members are encouraged to apply.

For those who are interested in getting into the health care system, the role of a Patient Transport Officer is a great place to start. Non-emergency patient transport is the perfect job if you have a positive, outgoing personality and who possess genuine empathy for people from all walks of life, cultures and backgrounds. As a Patient Transport Officer, your working day is always different, you may never know what you’re doing from one day to the next; which makes this job more appealing that a desk job. Every call-out differs from the last one, which is one of the most appealing aspects of the job – making it an enjoyable, stimulating and a personally rewarding experience.

Does this sound like you?

  • You have a sincere and empathetic attitude towards other people.
  • You’re physically fit and maintains a good level of health.
  • You have a good driving record.
  • You’re of sound character and have high levels of emotional and social intelligence.
  • Have the ability to empathise and care for others in need.
  • Possess clear decision making, judgement skills and the ability to act quickly.
  • Have the ability to cope in stressful situations.
  • Have highly developed communication skills across all cultures and social demographics.
  • you can effortlessly work on your own or collaborate well in a team.
  • You’re able to solve problems, use critical thinking and rise to the challenges of the job.
  • Possess high level of interpersonal-awareness and emotional intelligence (EQ).
  • You have the ability to follow processes and procedures effectively; and
  • …be prepared to roll up your sleeves, wash and maintain your ambulance too.

Take this job that is advertised on SEEK. With a salary expectation of up to $63,313 – this is the perfect place to start your career in patient support; and provides new opportunities to expand your clinical knowledge of emergency health care.

Successful applicants will undergo an initial eight week training course and are expected to complete a HLT31120 – Certificate III in Non-emergency Patient Transport.

Continuing employment is dependent on completion of the Certificate III in Non-emergency Patient Transport within 12 months of commencement.

This is the recommended time frame to complete this course.

Salary Range: $59,578 – $63,313 (PN: 21120, several)

Are you looking for an opportunity to contribute to the ACT Community? Do you have an excellent driving record?

The ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS) is looking for motivated, enthusiastic, compassionate people to join their Non-Emergency Patient Transport Service in the role of Patient Transport Officer (PTO).

PTOs deliver high quality care and support to members of the ACT Community that require transport to and from medical facilities.

You will have outstanding communication skills and personal presentation, great attention to detail and like to be punctual. If you are successful in this role, you will be part of a small, busy team.

You’ll possess the ability to integrate into a rotating shift pattern, covering weekdays, weekends and public holidays between the hours of 7am-9pm. If you hold a first aid certificate, that would be an advantage.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • A current driver’s licence Class C (or interstate equivalent) is essential.
  • Maintenance of a Working with Vulnerable People Registration. Continued employment is dependent on Registration remaining current.
  • Evidence of current immunisations which should include Tetanus, Hepatitis B and Influenza.
  • A current First Aid Certificate would be an advantage.
  • A pre-employment medical is required for all new employees.
  • Background and Security clearance checks will be conducted including National Police Records Check.
  • Successful applicants will undergo an initial eight week training course and are expected to complete a Certificate III in Non-emergency Patient Transport. Continuing employment is dependent on completion of the Certificate III in Non-emergency Patient Transport within 12 months of commencement.

Note: An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.

Employment as a Patient Transport Officer does not lead to progression to Ambulance Paramedic qualifications or employment. Applications must not exceed 10MB and will be acknowledged via an auto-reply notification from Shared Services if the upload is successful. Please check both your inbox and spam box after submission.

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Contact Officer: Scott Kelly (02) 6207 9986 [email protected]

Justice and Community Safety

Emergency Services Agency

ACT Ambulance Service

Ambulance Operations

Develop an amazing career in the pre-hospital health care sector. Can you picture yourself driving patients to and from their homes to medical facilities and enjoying the feeling of making a difference – how good would that feel? You’re probably wondering where to start, which courses to do and how to develop your employability skills so you can pick and choose the job  and working conditions that suits you the best? When you’re qualified and possess the skills employers are looking for, you’re finally in a position to negotiate.
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