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Providence Health & Services Emergency Preparedness Coordinator in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling a Emergency Preparedness Coordinator (Emergency Management, Day Shift, 0.3 FTE Exempt) 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.

In this position you will:

  • Ensure program supports the safety of staff and patients in the event of a disaster, internal or external.

  • Ensure program supports the safety of staff and patients in the event of a HazMat event. staff are competent to assess vital signs for ages of patients served.

  • Ensure program supports the development of all staff to function competently in the event of a disaster.

  • Ensure the program supports the safe and effective transport of patients in the event of needed evacuation.

  • Develop and implement departmental performance improvement activities in accordance with hospital and The Joint Commission standards related to Emergency Management/Preparedness.

  • Immediately responds to patient and customer complaints from assigned areas by demonstrating the value of service excellence in resolving these issues.

  • Evaluates current programs, develops new programs, conducts drills and implements and administers the hospital’s hazardous materials and decontamination programs.

  • Evaluate current programs, develops new programs, conducts drills, and implements and administers the hospital’s emergency preparedness programs.

  • Ensure the competence of all staff members is assessed, maintained and demonstrated in a timely manner and that competence is continually improved. Considering all required and new competencies determined necessary for all positions.

  • Develop, coordinates and may present training materials and sessions to hospital staff and leadership to facilitate competence for response in the event of a disaster.

  • Monitor and document expense related to preparation activities.

  • Ensure system in place and monitors this system for tracking all expenses in the event of a disaster or event in compliance with FEMA/government requirements.

  • Monitor overtime and adjusts schedules as needed.

  • Provide feedback and input to Manager of safety for budget planning and monitoring.

  • Collaborate with leadership and hospital administration to ensure consistency in planning and designing services, directing services, integrating and coordinating services and improving organizational performance in the organization.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Current Montana Driver's license

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in a related field

  • IHSS Certified Hospital Protection Administrator

  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience in emergency preparedness, and/or safety, and/or healthcare management.

  • A strong background in emergency planning

  • Instructor experience

  • Healthcare or EMS/Fire/HAZMAT experience

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.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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: Day

Job Category: Facilities Management

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 251431