Several Ambulance Driver NGO Jobs – Medical Teams International

 

Job Title:    Ambulance Driver (Several Job
Opportunities)

Organization:  Medical Teams International

Duty Station:  Mbarara, Rwamwanja, Kyangwali,
Moyo, Uganda

 

About US:

Medical Teams International is a faith-based not for profit health relief
and development organization with a Calling “Daring to love like Jesus, we
boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.”
MTI-UG has operations in West Nile and South western Uganda. We provide
Comprehensive Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition.

 

Job Summary:  The
Ambulance Driver will be responsible for the safe transportation of authorized
goods and passengers. Supports nurses in performing ambulance services.
Ensuring its technical and safety conditions and respecting the country’s
traffic rules

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  

  • Operate vehicle according to MTI fleet
    management policies and Uganda road regulations to ensure the safety and
    security of passengers (patients, staff, volunteers, guests)
  • In emergency cases, support the nurse in
    administering first aid and additional interventions that support patient
    health
  • Identify maintenance needs and
    immediately alert the supervisor of any conditions of concern before
    transporting passengers
  • Transport the vehicle to appointed
    vendor facilities for approved maintenance and repairs to be completed
    (e.g. oil-change, washing bay, etc.)
  • Record all movements in the vehicle
    logbook and submit weekly inspection reports as per schedule
  • Ensure the vehicle always has sufficient
    fuel
  • Ensure passengers use appropriate safety
    restraints while the vehicle is in motion
  • Ensure correct loading and unloading of
    the vehicle, verify the status of delivered goods against required
    documents, submit documents to the receiver of goods and return completed
    documents to the Operations department
  • Ensure all passengers have necessary
    papers in order before traveling
  • Keep vehicle clean and free of debris
  • Routinely inventory vehicle emergency
    and first aid supplies and report needs to supervisor
  • In case of accidents and emergencies,
    follow MTI medical emergency procedures and evacuate passengers according
    to policy; complete written accident report
  • Ensure that up to date vehicle and
    driver documents are in the vehicle as required
  • Participate in safety and defensive
    driving trainings
  • Other duties as assigned

 


Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold an ‘A’
    Level Certificate of Education is required
  • Minimum of five years of experience with
    Class DL driving license
  • Possession of a valid Uganda driving
    permit class CM & DL is required
  • Certification in defensive driving from
    a recognized institution is required
  • Certification in First Aid and CPR is
    required
  • Certification in vehicle mechanics and
    maintenance is an added advantage
  • At least three years of heavy vehicle
    driving in Uganda is required
  • Clean driving record is required
  • Experience driving an ambulance and
    working with an international NGO is an added advantage
  • In-depth knowledge of road safety regulations
    and defensive driving techniques
  • Basic knowledge of vehicle mechanics and
    maintenance; First Aid and CPR
  • Excellent defensive driving skills
  • Skilled in administering First Aid and
    CPR
  • Skilled in identifying maintenance
    issues
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful
    situations to prioritize patient care
  • Physically fit and able to load vehicles
  • Ability to keep detailed records and
    write reports
  • Ability to follow procedures in response
    to accidents or emergency situations
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and
    adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct
  • Professional, courteous, punctual                                                                                                                                                                                           
                                            

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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