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Recruitment: Patient Transport Officers

Patient Transport Officer (Student)

The role of Patient Transport Officer (PTO) provides non-emergency patient transport within the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS). PTOs provide a pre-booked non-urgent service which includes home to hospital transfers. The training involved in this role ensures that those people requiring transport to medical services will have the support of trained professionals in case of need.

For further information in relation to the requirements and duties of the PTO role please refer to the below information:

Role description for Patient Transport Officer

The QAS is not actively recruiting Student PTOs at this time. If you are interested in employment with QAS as a Student PTO you can submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to be considered for future recruitment activities.

Patient Transport Officer (Qualified)

QAS recruits qualified PTOs who have previously been employed as a PTO according to operational requirements. Applicants for the role of PTO (Qualified) should refer to the Role description for Patient Transport Officer section below to ensure your current skills align to the QAS minimum standard.

Qualified PTO applicants must be able to provide evidence of the following mandatory requirements as part of the application process:

  • certificate III (Non-Emergency Patient Transport) or equivalent
  • evidence of current or recent experience within this field
  • the right to work in Australia
  • a current, unrestricted C class manual driver licence (provisional or open only.) Please note learners and automatic licences are not accepted.

The QAS is not actively recruiting Qualified PTOs at this time. Suitably qualified PTOs interested in employment with QAS can submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to be considered for future recruitment activities.

Recognition of Current Qualifications

Applicants for the position of Patient Transport Officer are also required to complete a Recognition of Current Ambulance Practice (ROCAP) assessment. To find out more about the ROCAP assessment and what is required in its submission, please refer to the Recognition of Current Ambulance Practice page.

Contact the QAS Recruitment Team

To contact the QAS Recruitment Team, email QAS.Recruitment@ambulance.qld.gov.au.

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Last updated 13 June 2017

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