- SA Ambulance Service, Adelaide Metro
- Multiple positions – Casual/Temporary - Pool
- Salary: $48,018 - $59,153 - PTS1.1-1.4 - Temp F/T
- Salary: $24.22 p/hr - $29.84 p/hr + 25% Casual Loading PTS1.1-1.4 - Casual Appointment
SA Ambulance Service is the provider of emergency ambulance services in South Australia and is dedicated to providing the people of South Australia with the highest level of emergency medical patient care, treatment and transport. As an integral part of the health system in SA, we pride ourselves on our ability to save lives, reduce suffering and enhance quality of life. Our committed team of career and volunteer staff supports South Australians by providing emergency, non-emergency, rescue and retrieval services.
As a Patient Transfer Officer, you will be responsible for the non-emergency care and transportation of patients. You will provide a high level of customer service and patient care by ensuring safe and comfortable transportation of patients while applying appropriate treatment pathways to achieve positive clinical outcomes. You will work closely with key stakeholders including hospital staff and nursing home personnel to ensure that patients requiring transportation receive the highest level of service. Under the direction of Operations Management, you will provide support to Emergency crews when required.
You will use your communications skills and ability to engage with a diverse range of people from various cultures and backgrounds, to build a trusting and reassuring rapport while in transit. Your genuinely kind and compassionate nature will be key in ensuring the provision of a comfortable transportation service, providing appropriate care and attention to patient needs in what may be a variety of circumstances. You will have experience in working cooperatively as part of a multidisciplinary team to meet client needs, acting promptly to solve problems whilst working under pressure. With a strong commitment to teamwork, you will bring the ability to use discretion and maintain strict confidentiality.
Special Conditions & Pre-employment Requirements:
There are special conditions and pre-employment requirements attached to this role. Please refer to the Job Pack and visit the Patient Transfer Services Officer Careers Page to find out more.
About our recruitment process:
Our recruitment is ongoing and you can apply at any time for this opportunity within the 12 month advertised period. Please note you can only apply once during this period. In 2022, we will hold various intakes throughout the year, dates will be dependent on organisational needs. Our first intake will be late March 2022. Please ensure your application has been submitted by Thursday the 20th of January if you would like to be considered for this intake.
If you are recommended and placed on our Employment Pool, your application will remain active for 12 months. You could be contacted at any time during this period and offered an opportunity to commence employment with us (which includes initial induction and training).
Roles available may be full time, part time or casual. Special conditions may apply. Please visit the Patient Transfer Officer Careers Page to find out.
We will be holding a virtual information session for this role on Thursday 20th at 5:30pm via event brite. If you would like to attend, please register before 4:30pm on 20th of Jan via the below link.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.