Ambulance Transport Attendant

Ambulance Transport Attendant

ATA

Ambulance Transport Attendants (ATAs) provide a high standard of care and transportation of routine and non-emergency patients between health-care facilities, clinics and private residences.

This involves liaison with other RFDS team members, Ambulance and health-care employees, patients and the general public to undertake timely, safe and patient centric transportation services.

ATAs work as part of a two-member crew on low and medium acuity transports across metropolitan Melbourne or regional Victoria.  The ATA takes the lead on clinical matters throughout the patient’s transport while collaborating with their work partner and the Dispatcher on Duty on logistical decisions required.

ATAs undertake a substantial amount of direct patient contact and care while their Patient Transport Officer (PTO) team mate manages the driving. Being able to adaptable to different situations and working well within a team of two is a key strength.

Our ATA’s tell us that they enjoy the diversity of their role, and the patients they care for and they are extremely proud to care for the community on behalf of the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Employment conditions:

  • Working on a roster of shift lengths varying from 8, 10 and 12 hours.
  • Maintaining a good driving record
  • Being medically and physically fit
  • Maintain good health and work life balance in line with our Fatigue Management Policy
  • Compliance with the medical assessment and vaccination program
  • Current drivers licence
  • Successful completion of a Diploma or Degree in Paramedicine or a Bachelor of Nursing (Registered Nurse)
  • Provision of a compliant national police check and State of Victoria Working with children check
  • Successful completion of the Royal Flying Doctor Service Orientation Program

Ready to apply?

Send your current resume and a copy of your relevant qualification documents to hr@rfdsvic.com.au

Keep updated on RFDS career opportunities at https://www.flyingdoctor.org.au/careers/

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