AMREF Flying Doctors Ambulance Driver Jobs in Kenya

AMREF Flying Doctors Ambulance Driver Jobs in Kenya


Key Responsibilities

Ground Ambulance response

Main Tasks

  • Obtaining information from the Operations Emergency Control Center OECC on patients’ arrival and ensuring the correct Estimated Time of Arrival/Departure (ETA/ETD).

  • Ensuring the ambulance is ready and is positioned at the designated place to receive patients.

  • Loading the patient in the ambulance, carefully driving to/from the hospital where the nurse or the doctor hands over/receives the patient.

  • Ensuring that the trip is executed smoothly, thus no over-speeding, carefully driving to avoid sudden motions that are detrimental to patients.

  • Ensuring all equipment required for the trips/mission are loaded as per instructions.

  • Ensuring information/resources provided are used to deliver the required results.

  • Assisting medical team to load and offload patients from ground ambulance.

    Vehicles Maintenance

    Main Tasks

  • Cleaning the ambulances and other vehicles regularly and ensuring that they are ready for emergency response/missions respectively.

  • By use of a checklist, the vehicles to be maintained in good working condition.

  • Ensuring the vehicle are serviced and maintained in good mechanical order as well as observing the service schedules.

  • Timely reporting of all mechanical anomalies and/resolving to ensure efficient operations.

  • Maintaining accurate and up to date records of the vehicle logbooks.

  • Operating company vehicles for transportation of authorized personnel or cargo as per company policy.

  • Ensure to record mileage per trip as required.

    Road Safety

    Main Tasks

  • Ensuring the safety of passengers at all times.

  • Ensuring the safety of the vehicle and the contents are safeguarded all times.

  • Ensuring all vehicles comply with the law; have valid inspection certificates, AA membership and valid insurance.

  • Adhering to traffic rules at all times.

  • Application of defensive driving to avoid incidences.

  • Reporting any incidents/accidents on time as per company policy and as per road traffic guidelines.

    Performing Administrative Activities

    Main Tasks

  • Ensuring that all
    documentation regarding a trip are done and all authorizations obtained in advance of the trip/mission.

  • Delivering and or collecting cheques/invoices/other related communications/documentation as required and ensuring the delivery book is signed for all deliveries.

  • Providing transport to staff for official work as required.

  • Responsible for oxygen cylinder refiling and.

  • Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining office files.

  • Perform any other work related duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications

    Education

  • KCSE or equivalent.

  • Valid driver’s license, must have a BCE.

  • Certificate and knowledge in Basic First Aid.

  • Current certificate of good conduct.

    Added advantage:

  • Certificate in BLS (Basic Life Support)

  • Training in advance and defensive driving.

  • Vehicle care maintenance certificate.

  • Diploma in a related field of study.

    Preferred Experience and Knowledge

  • 4 year’s working experience as an ambulance driver with good track record.

  • General understanding of vehicle care maintenance.

  • Good understanding of the local laws applicable to driving emergency vehicles.

    Skills and competencies

  • Good command of English language, both oral and written.

  • Deliver good customer service to clients.

  • Ability to be organized, proactive and provide solutions where applicable.

  • Ability to plan and manage time.

  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently.

  • Ability to accurately follow instructions and be flexible.

  • Ability to apply sound judgement in situations.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; AMREF Flying Doctors Ambulance Driver Jobs in Kenya



    Find jobs in Kenya. Jobs - Kenya jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Kenyan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Kenya.

    Jobs in Kenya - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Kenya.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Kenya posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Africa Jobs.