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Providence Health & Services Safety and Security Officer - EMT I in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling a Security Officer/EMT (Safety, Variables, 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.

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. Conducts 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.

  • Safety. Performs assigned tasks and activities in accordance with hospital policy, departmental policy and departmental standard operating procedures in an effort to provide a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors and staff.

  • Helipad Safety Officer. Serves 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

  • Security Officer. Performs ongoing security assessments, conducts interior and exterior security patrols (pedestrian & vehicle) monitors activity in the hospital, conducts preliminary investigations, writes and submits incident reports as required. Updates security procedures and informs Safety Management Staff.

  • Access Control. Maintains controlled access to the hospital facilities at all times. Locks/unlocks entrances on a specific schedule, maintains awareness of visitors, vendors, contractors and Law Enforcement Officers in the facility. Monitors and restricts access to high risk areas using video surveillance system, elevator and door controls. Able to restrict access to portions of the hospital, parking garages, parking lots and other property as required.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

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

  • 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.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's degree

  • 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.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, 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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: 266623