Profession Ambulance driver (non paramedic)

Ambulance attendants drive ambulance or assist ambulance driver in transporting sick, injured, or convalescent persons. Assist in lifting patients.

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Personality Type

Tasks ambulance driver (non paramedic)

  • Drive ambulances for emergency transportation of patients to medical facilities.
  • Drive ambulances for routine transportation of patients.
  • Lift and place patients on stretchers, load stretchers into ambulances and transfer patients to hospital.
  • Provide first aid such as bandaging, splinting and administering oxygen.
  • Keep the ambulance and equipment clean and in good working order.
  • Maintain sufficient medical supplies in the ambulance.
  • Restrain or shackle violent patients.
  • Report relevant facts to hospital personnel or law enforcement officials.
  • Assist hospital staff with the provision of medical treatment if necessary.
  • Prepare written reports on the state of patients' injuries and treatment provided.

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Source: Sisyphus ODB