We are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping women across Africa by making child birth safe. We support local communities, providing information to keep mothers and babies healthy, as well as excellent medical care and training to ensure safer deliveries. We also treat birth-induced injury such as obstetric fistula.
The job purpose is to provide and maintain a caring environment for non-emergency patients and provide a transport service as appropriate for the needs of the patient
Main duties and Responsibilities
To provide a professional and caring service for all patients whilst in the care of Medical Services
To ensure that at all times patient safety remains paramount and that safe systems of work are adhered to regarding wheel chairs, clamps, seat belts etc.
At all times follow Organisational Standing Operational procedures for the collection, transport and handover of patients
To ensure that appropriate Lifting and handling techniques are applied as per training when moving patients under non-emergency conditions, using appropriate equipment where necessary.
Carry out risk assessments to assess hazards, then implement safe systems of work and reduce risks to yourself, patients and other persons involved
Complete a vehicle check before every duty including the working order of the vehicle
Report defects and deficiencies of the vehicle and equipment, and replace all items of vehicle inventory used
Remove and replace soiled linen and equipment in order to maintain sanitary conditions
Providing social care in non-emergency situations
Ensure that health and safety guidelines are followed according to current policies and procedures
To maintain the vehicle and equipment in accordance with the organisations infection control policy
Ensure a vehicle accident pack is kept on board the vehicle at all times and report any vehicle damage in accordance with company policy and procedures.
It is of primary importance that the speed limit is adhered to in all cases, and that driving is safe and the patient is comfortable.
Qualifications and Requirement
Apprenticeship course or other relevant driving qualifications
Good interpersonal skills, with a caring and polite manner
Must have a valid Class C Tanzanian driving licence
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