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Patient Transport Officer (Casual)Mater Hospital
The Opportunity Casual patient transport officers - to work in non-urgent ambulance transfers and community pick up/drop offs for Mater Day Therapy patients. The Transport Officer is responsible for a safe, courteous and efficient transport service for clients of the Mater Hospital. Operating on a variety of shift types, the transport officer provides a non-emergency patient transport service, however may be required to drive the vehicle in both emergency and non-emergency conditions to ensure safe and best outcomes for patients.
Some of the tasks of the Transport Officer include, but are not limited to: Leading patient scheduling in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team. Ward consultations for pending Day Therapy patients to deliver education on program and book in initial appointments. Delivery of routine care and transportation for non-emergency patients to and from healthcare facilities, clinics, day therapy and private residences.
Assist clients on and off the vehicle and into their homes if necessary. Maintain vehicle in a clean and safe condition. Undertake daily vehicle maintenance and inspections.
Maintain effective professional relationships with health and community based service providers, clients and others. About You The candidate must have: Current unrestricted NSW Driver's License Experience with patient transport and service delivery Ability to operate as a medical team member in a patient transfer situation Ability to work closely with health professionals at both a clinical and administrative level Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Basic computer skills Desirable requirements CPR and basic first aid training Certificate III non-emergency client transport Paramedical student/graduate Benefits We offer all employees the ability to maximise their income by reducing tax payable through salary sacrificing. We also offer our employees career-pathing and ongoing development and learning.
For further information about the position, please contact: Georgie Young, Allied Health Manager on (02) 99237195 Application Applicants are requested to apply online. When completing the application process, you will be asked to attach your CV. Please ensure that your attachments are either in MS Word or PDF file formats and that they have been scanned with virus protection software.
Criminal record and/or child protection checks will be conducted and will form part of the selection criteria for this role. We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity. As part of SVHA's commitment to the federal government's employment parity initiative, we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.