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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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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