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Patient Transport Officer

Becoming a Patient Transport Officer will provide a rewarding and fulfilling career that allows you to deliver a valuable service to many people within the community.

Commitment: Part-time, Full-time, Casual
Location: Perth Metro Area
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Patient Transfer Jobs at St John WA 

The Patient Transfer Service (PTS) at St John offers a varied service, with specialised staff that place an emphasis on customer care and service. PTS offers a quality and competitive service responding to pre-booked and on demand calls. We work in the public and private sectors, in partnership with local hospitals, medical centres and care facilities, as well as the general public.

A St John Patient Transport Officer role is more than just another job. This role requires compassion and a sense of community spirit while you deliver routine care and transportation for non-emergency patients to and from healthcare facilities, clinics and private residences.

The job role of a Patient Transport Officer includes:

  • Responding to non-emergency transport calls in a prompt, professional, and efficient manner
  • Communicating effectively and appropriately with patients, relatives, health professionals, and members of the public and other emergency services to ensure the best possible care for the patient is achieved

Qualifications, Skills, and Knowledge required

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Paramedical Science is highly regarded, a Diploma in Paramedical Science or Certificate III or IV in prehospital care is also desirable but not essential.
  • Current unrestricted ‘C’ or ‘CA’ class driver’s license with no more than 6 demerit points
  • Current First Aid Certificate (HLTAID0011)
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Display exceptional customer service
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Uphold St John Ambulance values, policies, systems and procedures

Continuing Education Program

Training is tailored to ensure that relevant skills and knowledge are refreshed.


Recruitment Process

The recruitment process assesses many areas including personality and behaviours, skills assessment and general capacity to fulfill the duties of the role.

To succeed in the role of Patient Transport Officer, you must have a strong desire to help others in need, possess excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to remain calm in varied and challenging situations.

Salary

Rates of pay for Patient Transport Officers are as follows:

Roster
Mon - Fri
0600 & 1800
Base Rate WeeklyHourly rateExcess Hours Penalty Total WeeklyTotal Annually
1st Year$1,076.92$28.34$124.97-$1,201.89$62,698.64
2nd Year $1,089.46$28.67$126.43- $1,215.89$63,428.97
3rd Year $1,100.48$28.96$127.70- $1,228.18$64,040.10
5th Year $1,122.14$29.53$130.22- $1,252.36$65,331.49
CPHC Trainer$1,440.58$37.91$167.17-$1,607.75$83,871.01
Mon - Fri
1600 to 0030
Base Rate Weekly Hourly Rate Excess Hours Penalty Night Shift Penalty Total Weekly Total Annually
1st Year $1,076.92$28.34$124.97$119.03$1,320.92$68,908.04
2nd Year $1,089.46$28.67$126.43$120.41$1,336.30$69,710.36
3rd Year $1,100.48$28.96$127.70$121.63$1,349.81$70,415.13
5th Year $1,122.14$29.53$130.22$124.03$1,376.39$71,801.72
Mon - Fri
1630 to 0100
Base Rate Weekly Hourly Rate Excess Hours Penalty Night Shift Penalty Total Weekly Total Annually
1st Year $1,076.92$28.34$124.97$129.66$1,331.55$69,462.57
2nd Year$1,089.46$28.67$126.43$131.17$1,347.06$71,271.67
3rd Year $1,100.48$28.96$127.70$132.49$1,360.67$70,981.66
5th Year$1,122.14$29.53$130.22$135.10$1,387.46$72,379.21
Mon - Fri
1300 to 2130
Base Rate Weekly Hourly Rate Excess Hours Penalty Night Shift Penalty Total Weekly Total Annually
1st Year $1,076.92$28.34$124.97$55.26$1,257.15$65,581.37
2nd Year$1,089.46$28.67$126.43$55.91$1,271.80$66,345.61
3rd Year $1,100.48$28.96$127.70$56.47$1,284.65$67,015.95
5th Year $1,122.14$29.53$130.22$57.58$1,309.94$68,335.25
Mon - Fri
1400 to 2230
Base Rate Weekly Hourly Rate Excess Hours Penalty Night Shift Penalty Total Weekly Total Annually
1st Year $1,076.92$28.34$124.97$76.52$1,278.41$66,690.43
2nd Year $1,089.46$28.67$126.43$77.41$1,293.30$67,467.19
3rd Year $1,100.48$28.96$127.70$78.19$1,306.37$68,149.01
5th Year $1,122.14$29.53$130.22$79.73$1,332.09$69,490.74
Weekends only Base Rate Weekly Hourly Rate Weekend Penalty Total Weekly Total Annually
1st Year $481.78$28.34- $301.11$782.89$40,840.79
2nd Year $487.39$28.67- $304.62$792.01$41,316.55
3rd Year $492.32$28.96- $307.70$800.02$41,734.40
5th Year $502.01$29.53- $313.76$815.77$42,556.03
Mental Health Transport OfficerBase Rate WeeklyHourly RateExcess Hours
Penalty
Weekend PenaltyTotal WeeklyTotal Annually
MHTO$1,103.14$29.03$200.93$240.86$1,544.93$80,593.90

Roster

Full-time Transport Officers will be required to work an average of 42.5 hours per week across 5 shifts of 8.5 hours each, Monday to Friday. Weekly hours compromise of 38 ordinary hours and 4.5 reasonable additional hours.