• 17th Mar 2023

Job Opportunity: Patient Transfer Officer - Aboriginal Cadetship - Pool (Multiple Vacancies) - SA Ambulance Service

Patient Transfer Officer - Aboriginal Cadetship - Pool (Multiple Vacancies)

SA Ambulance Service, Adelaide Metro / SA Health: Job reference: 822639 / Job status: Long Term Contract

Multiple positions - Full Time, Part Time and Casual Opportunities Salary: $54,327.00-$66,927.00 p.a. - PTS1.1-1.4 - Term Contract

Pursuant to Section 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act, 1984 only people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Descent may apply for this role.

SA Ambulance Service (SAAS) is committed to increasing Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander participation in our workforce. Supporting our commitment is the opportunity for persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent to apply for our Patient Transfer Officer Cadetship Program. The Cadetship Program provides a culturally and organisationally relevant and supportive framework to assist you to successfully perform the role of Patient Transfer Officer with SAAS, whilst undertaking supported study and workplace orientation.

SAAS 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.

Find out more and apply. Applications close Monday 10 April, 2023.

Disclaimer: The above material is provided by the employer and the College is not responsible for any inaccuracies. For any queries about the position please contact the advertised employer.

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