Ambulance Driver Jobs AMREF Wilson Airport

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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.

Main Purpose of the 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.

Education Qualifications for the Driver Jobs

  • At least 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 an added advantage

Experience Required for the Driver Job

  • 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 and enthusiastic attitude

Skills For The Driver Job

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

Principal Responsibilities for the Driver Jobs

  • 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 & Procedures
  • 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 required
  • Ensuring that all tools required for trips are in the vehicle
  • Ensuring that the trips are executed smoothly, thus no over-speeding
  • Ensuring that all documentation regarding a trip is done and all authorisations obtained
  • Ensuring that the delivery book is signed for all deliveries
  • Compliance with AFD policies & Procedures
  • Keeping the vehicle in good working condition
  • 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 in liaison with supervisor
  • Ensuring the safety of passengers and vehicles 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
  • Ensure compliance with Traffic Rules
  • Ensuring that the vehicles are always kept clean
  • Washing the vehicles regularly and ensuring that these are kept clean and tidy at all times

How to Apply

If you meet our criteria and have the passion to contribute to the leading African-based Aero Medical and Health Assistance service provider, submit your letter and CV quoting the reference number for the position on the subject line of the email to [email protected] Deadlines for submission is Tuesday, 6th December 2016. Please note that feedback will be given to shortlisted candidates only. Note: AMREF Flying Doctors does not require applicants to pay any fee at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process.

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