Nurse Escort/ Registered Nurse - Patient Transport

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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Albury
Reference: VG/20170801_01
Closing Date: 20-Aug-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Nurse Escort - Patient Transport Department Position Description.pdf (PDF, 306KB)

Contact: Matt Kleis - Support Services Manager
(02) 60584418

Position Details

Albury and Wodonga


Nurse Escort – Registered Nurse

Permanent Fulltime including Weekends  


Albury Wodonga Health requires a Nurse Escort to join our Patient Transport team.


Primary responsibilities of this role is responsible for providing quality care using best practice principles within a cost effective and efficient environment whilst performing as a nurse escort service to patients being transported in a hospital patient transport vehicle (PTV) or hospital car.


AWH offers full orientation and training, salary sacrifice and the opportunity to be a part of a supportive and friendly team within a growing organisation.


Candidates meeting the following mandatory criteria are encouraged to apply:


  • Advanced Life Support Accreditation, Critical Care or FLEC Certificate or equivalent or willingness to obtain same within specified timeframe;
  • Demonstrated ability to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate holistic patient care together with proven ability to work with minimal supervision, independently and as an effective team member;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia Code of Professional Conduct requirements.
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills combined with the ability to organize, prioritise and meet timeframes;
  • Demonstrated evidence of commitment to career advancement through ongoing education and the capacity to stay informed of current trends in health service delivery;
  • Ability and willingness to travel, this may involve driving long distances both within and outside the Health Service, availability to travel within the rear of the patient transport vehicle and to be physically capable of assisting with patient movement & a willingness to work flexible hours and days.


Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the NSW Nurses Award


Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.


Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.


This is a Category A position.  Successful applicants of Category A positions must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement.


AWH is unable to support applicants requiring sponsorship


More information


Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required Selection Criteria.


Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Matt Kleis – Support Services Manager on (02) 60584418.


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AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


Apply via this website, go to 'Apply Now' (at bottom of page) to complete the Application Form. Please ensure that each Selection Criteria is addressed. Also ensure you attach a copy of your resume (including names and contact details of two professional referees). Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached; however this is limited to 5 documents of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.


NB if you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please email Please note this address is for enquires only and applications cannot be submitted via this email.


Applications not received via the Vic Government Careers system by the closing date will not be accepted



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