Ambulance care assistant ST4 4ES Area

Staffordshire NEPTS · Stoke, Staffordshire
Department Staffordshire NEPTS
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Ambulance Care Assistant, to be based in the Stoke Staffordshire ST4 4RP Area.

Days and night shifts.

  • Ensuring timely transportation to and from appointments at hospitals, treatment center's day units or other places of care.
  • At all times the post holder must ensure patient safety and reduction in harm to patients, self, colleagues and others by assessing risks and adopting safe working practices.
    • To undertake a full range of PTS duties including stretcher work and wheelchair clamping; Competence in patient assessment, manual handling and moving of patients, oxygen therapy, BLS and AED, airway and circulatory management, medical and trauma related emergencies; basic physiological knowledge.
    • Ensure own compliance with patient care and safety protocols and guidelines.
    • Ability to work alone as required on a range of PTS duties
    • Maintain a high standard of vehicle and equipment serviceability, cleanliness and permanent readiness. Carry out daily vehicle checks and report defects promptly in accordance with service instructions.
    • Provide a patient focused service and an appropriate level of customer support that engenders customer satisfaction and confidence in the service
    • Convey allocated patients and escorts to and from home address, to and from hospital or other treatment centers and between hospitals, other treatment centers or care facilities;
    • Drive allocated vehicle as road traffic law dictates, in a manner appropriate to the conditions, and with due consideration for the safety of vehicle occupants and other road users, in non-emergency conditions;
    • Maintain communication with local control using mobile data device or telephone, as appropriate.
    • Complete all statistical information and patient journey records neatly and on time as instructed.
    • You will ensure effective use of technology to meet contract KPIs and performance targets.
    • Stop, report and lend appropriate support and assistance, within competencies, at the scene of any untoward incident that may require first aid and /or ambulance intervention on route; assist colleagues when necessary to do so

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  • Location
    Stoke, Staffordshire
  • Department
    Staffordshire NEPTS
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience