Patient Transport Officer - Casual (Wendouree)

Job Details
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Department: Ambulance Victoria
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
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Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Various
Reference: VG/1798579
Closing Date: 03-Jul-2024
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PATIENT TRANSPORT OFFICER (PD0390).pdf (PDF, 178KB)
Position Description

How to apply for a position with AV.pdf (PDF, 119KB)


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 casual opportunity for a Patient Transport Officer role operating from Wendouree Branch. 

About the role 

A Patient Transport Officer (PTO) provides 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 to be a PTO, applicants must hold a Certificate III in Non-Emergency Patient Transport or equivalent.  Alternatives include any one of the following Ambulance qualifications: 

  • Qualified Ambulance Paramedic
  • Diploma of Emergency Health Care
  • Bachelor of Health Science
  • Paramedicine Degree 

Due to fatigue management, applicants are required to live within 45 – 60 minutes' drive from the work location.

A current Victorian driver licence is essential and it is desirable that a PTO has completed 100 hours of on-road clinical experience as per the updated NEPT Regulations. 

All successful applicants must be available to attend a four -week induction program in Melbourne.  The induction will occur during office hours, Monday to Friday, for the duration of the program. 

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


How to apply 

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

  • Cover Letter
  • Current Resume
  • Evidence of 100 supervised clinical hours. (Please note that it is desirable that Patient Transport Officer has completed 100 hours of on road clinical supervised practice over a period of not more than two years)
  • Certified copy of the relevant qualification
  • 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 Wednesday 3 July 2024 by clicking ‘apply'. Applications must be submitted via the AV Careers website to be considered. Emailed applications will not be accepted. 

Refer to the ‘Applying for a position with Ambulance Victoria' document for further information. For any queries, please email or contact us on 03 9840 3653.


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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