Ambulance Attendant (Wendouree)

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Department: Ambulance Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function:
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Various
Reference: VG/1795549
Closing Date: 02-Jul-2024
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
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Position Details

At Ambulance Victoria we are proud to share our commitment to save and improve lives by providing outstanding care for our patients. It is our promise to every patient, and it sits at the heart of everything we do. No matter what corporate or support role you play in delivering our critical services to Victorians, you join a team dedicated to bringing our vision of ‘Outstanding emergency health care every time' to life.

This is a full time ongoing opportunity for a Ambulance Attendant operating from the Wendouree Branch.

About the role

Ambulance Attendants provide care and transport to Non-Emergency patients. The primary objective of this role is to provide an effective and efficient service in the transport of Non-Emergency pre and post hospital patients between home and medical facilities, to assist in achieving service goals and targets relating to Non-Emergency transport.

Depending upon location, the rosters fall between the hours of 0800-2000, Monday to Friday and are eight to ten hours in duration. The successful applicants will be required to drive and operate all current AV operational vehicle types.

About you

To apply for the positions, applicants must hold a Diploma of Emergency Health Care or equivalent and a minimum of 400 hours of supervised clinical practice completed within a two-year period.  A current Victorian driver licence is also essential along with mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations.

Due to fatigue management, applicants are required to live within 45 – 60 minutes' drive from the work location. All successful applicants must be available to attend a four -week induction program in Metropolitan Melbourne. The induction will be based around office hours, Monday to Friday for the duration of the program. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide appropriate patient assessment, care and transport, in accordance with NEPT Regulations and AV requirements, to ensure patient safety, comfort and psychological wellbeing is maintained.
  • Respond to all cases in a timely manner to ensure patients are transported in a timely manner and to maximise availability of vehicle to respond to cases
  • Complete Patient Care Records and other relevant documentation in an accurate and legible manner to ensure correct information is effectively communicated through appropriate channels.
  • Provide effective patient handover to hospital staff/patient relatives to ensure patient is delivered safely and all relevant information communicated.

Working at AV

As a valued member of AV you will enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance. We offer salary packaging options, generous personal leave entitlements, accrued days off for full time roles, and other benefits including free on-site parking.

We believe our people are our greatest resource and the sustainability of our workforce depends on how well we utilise our people's skills and abilities and whether our staffing reflects the diversity of the Victorian community.  If you are ready to be an integral part in bringing our values of Care, Accountable, Respect and Excellence to life at AV, we want to hear from you!

Successful applicants will need to have received the mandated COVID-19 vaccinations and be willing to complete pre-employment screening including references, misconduct and Police Checks.

By applying for this position with Ambulance Victoria, you agree to undertake an assessment of any Secondary Employment or outside interests, in line with AV's Secondary Employment procedure. This is required to ensure there is no perceived or actual conflict of interest for AV should you be successful and commence in the role.

The salary for this role is in alignment with the Ambulance Victoria Operational Employee classifications (2020 Enterprise Agreement) plus super.

The Position Description for this role can be found at the AV Careers website https://careers.ambulance.vic.gov.au.

How to apply

Your application will form an integral part of the selection process and should be of a high quality including:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Certified copy of the relevant qualification
  • Evidence of 400 supervised clinical hours. (Please note that an Ambulance Attendant must have completed 400 hours of on road clinical supervised over a period of not more than two years)
  • Demonstrate understanding of Scope of Practice/Clinical Practice Guidelines for the role you are applying for

Please note if all requested items are not submitted with your application you might not be considered for the role. The questions that are asked on your application are part of key selection criteria, therefore must be answered. 

Applications must be submitted by 11.59pm on Tuesday 2 July 2024 by clicking ‘apply'. Applications must be submitted via the AV Careers website https://careers.ambulance.vic.gov.au/ to be considered. Emailed applications will not be accepted.

 

At all levels of our organisation, a diverse and inclusive workforce allows us to deliver Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for our people.


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