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


  • 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

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