Patient Transport Officer Jobs Darwin

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Patient Transport Officer Jobs Darwin

CareFlight are looking for patient transport officers (PTOs) to join their northern operation based patient transport service team on a full-time basis. If you’re passionate about helping others and looking for adventurous career, this is the job for you!

  • Exciting opportunity to be part of a new community service
  • Work/life balance
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Training provided
  • Darwin location

Key responsibilities for *Patient Transport Officer Jobs Darwin* will include:

  • Performing patient assessment, intervention and assessing the effectiveness of any intervention in accordance with CareFlight policies and procedures, regulations and within prescribed scope of practice;
  • Assisting with the loading / unloading and manoeuvring of patients;
  • Driving patients between various locations;
  • Ensuring patient and transport crew safety and safe systems of work are adhered to;
  • 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); and
  • Demonstrating a strong commitment to safe and courteous driving at all times.

About you:

To be successful in *Patient Transport Officer Jobs Darwin* you will have:

  • HLT31120 – Certificate III in Non-emergency Patient Transport or Enrolled Nurse;
  • Experience working in a non-emergency patient transport sector in an equal role;
  • Knowledge of non-emergency patient transfer clinical practice protocols;
  • Current unrestricted NT driver’s licence with an excellent driving record (documentary evidence of driving history from the Motor Vehicle Registry to be provided with application);
  • 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
  • Willingness and ability to undertake minor motor vehicle maintenance.

The following will also be highly regarded:

  • Cert IV in Training and Assessment.
  • Sound geographical knowledge of local area.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of manual handling techniques.

About the Company:

CareFlight is an aeromedical not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to save lives, speed recovery and serve the community. Established in 1986, CareFlight provides the highest standard of pre-hospital care to their patients. CareFlight’s medical teams use helicopters, turbo-props and jet aircraft to reach patients as quickly as possible.

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