Providence Health & Services Dispatcher in Missoula, Montana
Providence is calling for a Dispatcher (Security Dispatch, Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montanta. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Answer patient, family, department, hospital, emergency and routine calls
Correctly operate Wyse Paging Terminals
Maintain appropriate communication logs
Maintain correct patient information in computer system
Maintain key restriction list and sign in/sign out list
Monitor Security System including magnetic door locks, intercom and monitoring cameras
Provide communication to all other departments and emergency agencies inside and outside of the hospital
Responsible for telephone remote relief
Complete preceptor evaluation as assigned
Document critical incidents when necessary
Ensure effective use of equipment – Assist in securing equipment to prevent theft and loss
Function as a preceptor; serve as a resource person for new staff
Provide clear, concise and pertinent direction to staff and the public
Required Qualifications for this position include:
- High school diploma or GED
Preferred Qualifications for this position include:
One (1) year prior emergency dispatching experience
Health care or emergency services dispatching experience
About the department you will serve:
Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Administrative (Non-Clinical)
Req ID: 290441