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Providence Health & Services Safety and Security Officer - EMT I *0/Variable* in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling a Safety and Security Officer - EMT I (Safety, Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. 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.

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system!

In this position you will:

  • Patient Care: Chest compressions and ventilations during cardiac arrest, assessing patient vitals and responding to BLS calls for service to assess injured patients, guests and caregivers on our two main campuses and a 250 foot doughnut surrounding our properties Decontaminate patients or caregivers exposed to hazardous materials utilizing the decontamination shower and mass triage tent.

  • Patient Transport: Conduct Basic Life Support (BLS) patient transports in support of St. Patrick Hospital for imaging, diagnostics, special procedures, N.B.M.I, and other services necessary for patient care. Assesses and monitors patient condition in accordance with demonstrated skill level, individual level of EMS certification, transport vehicle license restrictions and patient’s needs throughout intra-facility patient transfers.

  • Emergency Response: As an EMT the Security Officer serves on the Code Blue Team, Trauma Alert Team, and Crisis Response Teams Conducts patient care under the direction of a medical physician as allowed by their level of EMS certification.

  • Communications: Maintain radio contact with the Safety Management Dispatch Center at all times.

  • Helipad Safety Officer: Serve as the Safety Officer for rotor wing aircraft landings and as patient transport Safety Officer/EMT from the helipads to the Emergency Room or other destination as required for continuum of care Perform chest compressions and ventilations as required for patient care to assist the flight team.

  • Safety Officer: Work closely with Hospital Leadership, nursing staff, Facilities Engineers, non-clinical staff, patients, and visitors to ensure a safe environment of care. Monitors Departmental Environment of Care boards. Conducts daily interior and exterior safety patrols (pedestrian & vehicle), completes Prisoner/Patient compliance checks, monthly emergency and safety equipment checks, quarterly fire drills, and addresses safety issues on the spot with available resources.

  • Serve as hospital liaison with Law Enforcement, Fire Department and Correctional Facility Officers. Carries out specific duties as required by hospital plans, policies, standing operating procedures and other duties as assigned by the Safety and Emergency Preparedness Director.


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Montana State Registry EMT-B or EMT-A Certified upon hire

  • Valid Montana State Driver’s License. motor vehicle record. and insurance or signed insurance waiver

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies:

  • American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider),

  • American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), - or-

  • Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire

  • Prior typing/keyboard experience required to enter and retrieve data in an accurate and timely manner

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's degree

  • Two (2) years experience military, law enforcement or private security

About the hospital 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

Our Mission

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.

About Us

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

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Facilities Security

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 325060