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Providence Health & Services Temporary Emergency Department Technician in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling a Temporary Emergency Department Technician (Emergency Department, Variable Shift, 0.75 FTE) to 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.

The Temporary ED Tech will be trained to COVID-19 screening process. Anticipated assignment of four months, dependent on COVID-19 activity. Anticipated variable hours of 9:00a-9:30p or 10:00a-10:30p as needed.

In this position you will:

  • Assist in orienting families. Provides information to families in a positive and courteous manner.

  • Assist MD/RN with procedures: wound prep/closure/dressings; splinting; epistaxis; other procedures as needed. Demonstrate knowledge and proper use of equipment. Ensure needed equipment is available for procedure (ie oxygen/airway/suction equipment, procedure trays, patient monitoring equipment, etc.).

  • Assist safety patient’s comfort and mobility and transfer needs.

  • Assist the RN in the evaluation of diverse patient population in the ED which may include: vital signs and prepare patient for exam.

  • Assist with any treatment or equipment designated by the RN.

  • Assist with the application and discontinuation of cooling/warming devices; cardiac, pulse oximetry and blood pressure monitors.

  • Assist with transport of patients to ancillary services/ in patient rooms. Ensures patient/staff safety by using proper techniques and equipment. Monitor department for transport needs and perform as needed.


Required qualifications:

  • Successful completion of an orientation program or equivalent experience

  • Montana Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Licensure or National certification or Montana Nursing Assistant Certification

  • 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:

  • High school diploma or general education equivalent GED

  • Three (3) years pre-hospital or hospital experience highly preferred

About the hospital you will serve.

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: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Other Healthcare Support

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 265247