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 sector, the job 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 you have a caring and empathetic attitude towards people from all walks of life, cultures and backgrounds. As a Patient Transport Officer, your working day is always different from the last, you may never know what you’re doing from one day to the next; which makes this job more appealing than sitting at a desk all day. For some, the repetition of an office job is appealing – but if you’re the complete opposite, then this PTO job may just be your calling.
This is a job where every call-out differs from the last one; making this an enjoyable, stimulating and a personally rewarding experience for all.
Does this sound like you?
- You have a sincere and empathetic attitude towards other people.
- You’re truly altruistic (If you don’t know what that means :- showing a disinterested and selfless concern for the well-being of others. IN simple terms, it means you’re unselfish.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 HLT31115 – 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.
Salary Range of a Patient Transport Officer: $59,578 – $63,313
NOTE: this job may not be advertised. Please use this as a guide.
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.
- 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. The progression pathway starts at the Diploma of Paramedical Science level.
For further information, please visit www.jobs.act.gov.au or Visit the ACT Ambualnce Service here – for more information
ACT Ambulance Service