Amref Health Africa Ambulance Driver Jobs in Kenya

Amref Health Africa Ambulance Driver Jobs in Kenya

AMREF Flying Doctors is a not for profit company, wholly owned by Amref Health Africa, the largest international
health organization based in Africa. Working with and through African communities, health systems and
governments, Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in Africa by partnering with
and empowering communities, and strengthening health systems.

For more information, visit the website
Based in Nairobi, AMREF Flying Doctors provides Air Ambulance services locally, regionally and internationally.

With up to 800 evacuations per year and international accreditation by EURAMI, AMREF Flying Doctors has
become the leading Air Ambulance provider in the region, operating at the highest professional level.

The income
generated supports Amref Health Africa’s work, in particularly the Outreach Programme and Charity Evacuations.

For more information, visit the website

2 Main Purpose of Job

  • To provide transportation services and logistical support by ensuring all authorized passengers are
    taken to their respective destinations safely and securely and in a timely manner. The
    vehicles/ambulances are to be kept clean, well maintained and ambulances fitted and arranged with
    proper equipment ready for use.

    3 Required Qualifications

    3.1 Education and knowledge
  • Secondary School certificate with good spoken English and Kiswahili
  • Must have passed the driver’s test
  • Good general understanding of the different vehicle parts/vehicle care maintenance
  • Good understanding of the local laws applicable to driving emergency vehicles
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Knowledge in Basic First Aid, training in advance and defensive driving with current certificates
    and any aviation knowledge/understanding would be good and added advantage

    3.2 Experience

  • 4-6 year year’s working experience as an ambulance driver with good track record
  • Able to work in a 24 hour environment and maintain a positive enthusiastic attitude

    3.3 Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to show respect to those being served
  • Organized and proactive
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Work long hours under pressure

    3.4 Competences

  • Integrity
  • Reliability
  • Responsiveness

    4 Principal Responsibilities

    Key Responsibilities

    Main Tasks Extent of Discretion

  • Providing efficient
    ground ambulance
  • Receiving information from the Control Center on patients’ arrival and ensuring the correct Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA)
  • Ensuring the ambulance is ready and is positioned
    at the designated place to receive the patients
  • Using knowledge and skill in driving to avoid sudden
    motions detrimental to patients
  • Assist the medical team to load or offload patients
    on stretcher and load stretcher into ambulance and
    or aircraft
  • Compliance with
    AFD policies &
  • Ensuring that staff and
    deliveries are taken to
    their destinations in a
    timely, safe and
    secure manner.
  • Ensure the vehicles are always
    ready in advance
  • Being punctual to pick up and drop people as
  • Ensuring that all tools required for the trips are in the
  • Ensuring that the trip is executed smoothly, thus no
  • Ensuring that all documentation regarding a trip is
    done and all authorisations obtained
  • Ensuring that the delivery book is signed for all
  • Compliance with
    AFD policies &
    Keeping the vehicle in
    good working
  • Checking the tyre pressure, oil tank before each trip
  • Keeping to service schedules
  • Keeping alert on any possible mechanical problems
  • Ensuring that necessary repairs are carried out
    economically and timely
  • Maintaining an up-to-date and accurate records in the
    vehicle logbook.
  • Reconciling the monthly mileage
  • Full discretion
  • Ensuring that the
    vehicle is always kept
  • Washing the vehicles regularly and ensuring that it is
    kept clean and tidy at all times
  • Full discretion
  • Ensuring the safety of
    passengers and
    vehicle at all times
  • Ensuring that vehicle and all its contents are
    safeguarded all times
  • Ensuring all vehicles comply with the law and have
    valid inspection certificates, AA membership and
    valid insurances
  • Adhering to traffic rules at all times
  • Avoiding and reporting any accidents
  • Full discretion
  • Ensure compliance
    with Traffic Rules
  • Ensuring that the
    vehicle are always
    kept clean
  • Washing the vehicles regularly and ensuring that
    these are kept clean and tidy at all times
  • Full discretion

    How to apply:

    If you have the passion to contribute to the leading African-based Aero Medical and Health Assistance service
    provider, submit the following to: by 13 February 2020 with a reference number:-
    AFD/OPS-AMB/02-2020 on the subject line of your email.

    Cover letter specifying how you meet the provided
    criteria and what you believe you will bring to AMREF Flying Doctors (AFD) with an updated CV in PDF.

    Please note that feedback will be given to shortlisted candidates only

    AMREF Flying Doctors is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and
    expects all staff to share this commitment.

    AFD is an equal opportunity employer and has a nonsmoking environment policy.

    You Are Not Required to Pay Any Fees to Apply for Jobs in Amref Flying

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