Ambulance Officers and Registered Nurses

Date published

21 Oct 2019

Applications close

28 Feb 2020


Multiple regional locations
RFDS Mobile Patient Care

The Company

Proudly serving Australians since 1928, the Royal Flying Doctor Service provides emergency aeromedical and health care services for people in rural and remote regions across Australia. Mobile Patient Care (MPC) is a service division of RFDS Victoria, providing non-emergency patient transport services in both rural and metropolitan locations across VIC, NSW and TAS.

The Role

Flying Doctors Mobile Patient Care are currently seeking casual Ambulance Attendants, AO's, Paramedics or RN's to work across a variety of regional locations including Stawell, Horsham and Bairndsdale. The position of Attendant, Paramedic or RN within the NEPT industry exists to provide high quality patient care and treatment during the transport of patients with a wide variety of medical conditions. A key focus of the role is on maintaining positive working relationships with patients and stakeholders.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Perform patient assessment and intervention
  • Assess the effectiveness of any intervention in accordance with all Flying Doctor MPC guidelines, NEPT regulations and within prescribed scope of practice 
  • Perform independently and problem solve within established policies, procedures and scope of practice
  • Work collaboratively with other team members
  • Maintain an understanding of RFDS MPC Policies and procedures and Non-Emergency Patient Transport Regulations to support best practice
  • Present and promote a positive and professional image of the Flying Doctors Victoria

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified as Ambulance Transport Attendant, Ambulance Officer, Ambulance Paramedic or Division 1 Registered Nurse. Please note: recent graduates from Diploma or Bachelor level Paramedicine degrees must have completed 400 supervised, clinical on-road placement hours with an emergency ambulance service or NEPT provider to qualify as an ATA and be able to provide log book evidence of hours in accordance with NEPT guidelines.
  • Hold a current full Victorian Driver's License (mandatory) and have the ability to drive in both city and country traffic conditions.
  • Experience working in the non-emergency patient transport sector in an equal role desirable but not essential.

Additional requirements:

  • Hold (or be willing to obtain) a satisfactory National Police Check completed within the last 6 months.
  • Hold (or be willing to obtain) a Working With Childrens Check for employment.
  • RFDS policies require that mandatory immunisations must be obtained by any new staff members prior to commencement of work. Please be aware that if you don't have all the immunisations required, you may not be immediately eligible for a role within Mobile Patient Care. Please see attachment for immunisation documents.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for an iconic Australian charity that promotes a supportive and inclusive working culture, offers a flexible working environment and exciting employee benefits. If this sounds like the job for you please click apply to start your application, including your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role.

RFDS is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.