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Billings Clinic Patient Safety Attendant (Per Diem) in BILLINGS, Montana

You’ll want to join Billings Clinic for our outstanding quality of care, exciting environment, interesting cases from a vast geography, advanced technology and educational opportunities. We are in the top 1% of hospitals internationally for receiving Magnet® Recognition consecutively since 2006.

And you’ll want to stay at Billings Clinic for the amazing teamwork, caring atmosphere, and a culture that values kindness, safety and courage. This is an incredible place to learn and grow. Billings, Montana, is a friendly, college community in the Rocky Mountains with great schools and abundant family activities. Amazing outdoor recreation is just minutes from home. Four seasons of sunshine!

You can make a difference here.

About Us

Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital.Learn more ( about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality.

Your Benefits

We provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to all full-time employees (minimum of 24 hours/week), including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Paid Time Off, employee wellness program, and much more.Click here ( for more information ordownload the Employee Benefits Guide ( .

Magnet: Commitment to Nursing Excellence

Billings Clinic is proud to be recognized for nursing excellence as a Magnet®-designated organization, joining only 97 other organizations worldwide that have achieved this honor four times. The re-designation process happens every four years. Click here ( to learn more!

Pre-Employment Requirements

All new employees must complete several pre-employment requirements prior to starting. Click here ( to learn more!

Patient Safety Attendant (Per Diem)



Shift: Varies

Employment Status: Per Diem

Hours per Pay Period: 0.01 = per diem (Non-Exempt)

Starting Wage DOE: $17.00 - $21.25 (+$2.25/hr Per Diem Differential)

The incumbent in this role will be responsible for providing constant observation for assigned patients. Responsible to remain actively engaged with the patient when they are not resting and monitoring the patient for safety and assisting care provider staff as appropriate.

Essential Job Functions

• Provides constant observation by remaining at the bedside assigned to and remaining alert and focused on the patient. Adapts environment to provide maximum comfort for patient:

• Room temperature

• Room lighting

• Noise levels (generally quiet with low stimulation)

• Calms the patient as needed and provides diversional activities/distractions such as reading, games, activity apron, television, radio, coloring, or taking the patient for a walk as allowed.

• Maintains a safe room environment by keeping room free of obstacles and ensuring patient’s personal items are kept within reach (i.e., call light, bed side stand, glasses, etc).

• Helps patients that can walk with minimal assist to the restroom, helping with use of a walker, pushing a wheelchair, etc.

• Assists Certified Nursing Assistants or other care providers with simple tasks such as bed making, filling water pitchers as appropriate, or keeping the room orderly.

• Identifies needs and sets goals for own growth and development; meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements.

• Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency environmental, employee or patient safety standards relevant to job performance.

• Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the patient/department.

• a) May be requested to assist with transporting or transferring patients

• b) May be requested to assist with various clerical tasks such as filing charts

• c) May be requested to assist with stocking supplies

• Supports and models behaviors consistent with Billings Clinic’s mission, vision, values, code of business conduct and service expectations. Meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency standards as it relates to the environment, employee, patient safety or job performance.

• Performs all other duties as assigned or as needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.


• Non-threatening or non-violent suicide watch, head injury, or “emergency hold” psychiatric patients

• Pleasantly confused, impulsive

• High fall risk

• Neurological disorder: dementia, non-complex stroke patient with confusion or altered mental state

• Patients without airborne communicable disease or complicated medical condition

Minimum Qualifications


• Must be sixteen (16) years of age


• Prior patient related experience desirable, but not required (i.e., Medical Assistant, Unit Clerk, housekeeping staff)

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience relating to the above tasks, knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered

Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more (

Billings Clinic is committed to being an inclusive and welcoming employer, that strives to be kind, safe, and courageous in all we do. As an equal opportunity employer, our policies and processes are designed to achieve fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, and/or disability. To ensure we provide an accessible candidate experience for prospective employees, please let us know if you need any accommodations during the recruitment process.