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Trainee Patient Transport Officer/patient Transport Officer - Griffith

Murrumbidgee Local Health District - Mount Murray, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


Employment Type: Casual
Position Classification: Trainee Patient Transport Officer (Patient Transport Officer)
Remuneration: $26.58 - $27.76 per hour
Requisition ID: REQ228029
Vaccination Category: A+
Applications Close: 18 May 2021

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Where you will be working

MLHD covers 127,000 square kilometres and includes 30 Facilities. The MLHD Patient Transport Service provides non-emergency transport for both patient transfers and appointments. The Patient Transport bookings are distributed across our 11 Patient Transport Vehicles and 3 Fleet Cars. We operate from 7 Patient Transport Hubs and rostered shifts vary from site to site supporting the demand in each area.

This position is a key front line service role that works closely with the Patient Flow Nurse Co-ordinators who provided clinical support when required

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About the Opportunity

As a member of the Patient Transport Unit (PTU), the primary focus of this position is to provide safe, comfortable and cost effective transportation services in scenarios that include:

  • Transfer of patients from MLHD Facilities to another facility, internal or external to the Local Health District. Transport of patients from MLHD Facilities to medical appointments at another hospital or private sector provider.
  • Assist, as required, NSW Ambulance with patient transfers to assist bed flow management.
  • Provide service 24 hours a day as part of a 7 day rotating roster.

The Patient Transport Officer will provide safe and timely transport of patients as directed by the Patient Transport Coordinator and contribute to the delivery of quality care and excellence in customer service within a cost effective and efficient environment.
Patient Transport Officers will have completed training and maintain skills in the following:

  • Advanced cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)Guedels Airways
  • Basic life support skills
  • Advanced First Aid
  • Patient handling and lifting techniques,
  • Driver training
  • Oxygen administration and transport and handling of specialised equipment (eg cardiac defibrillators)

Trainee Patient Transport Officers will undertake the above training and workplace mentoring in order to successfully complete the requirements for appointment to a Patient Transport Officer.

To learn more and review all role responsibilities, please review the Position Description. Please note, your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.

Why work with MLHD?

MLHD is the largest employer in the region, with over 5,000 dedicated Health Care workers across 33 hospitals and 12 primary Health Care Centres. With a dedicated focus and commitment to investing in our people, here are some of the work perks you will be eligible for when working with us:

  • Generous Salary Packaging options – with incentives to assist rural and remote locations
  • Career development and progression opportunities
  • Affordable housing with remarkable commute times to our picturesque regional towns
  • Genuine welcoming and supportive communities with a lifestyle second to none

Please get in touch today by either applying directly or contacting Wasim Umar on [email protected], for further information.

Additional Information

  • If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009.
  • You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa

MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.


Mount Murray, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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