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Billings Clinic Per Diem Paramedic (Townsend) in TOWNSEND, 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 2021 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!

Per Diem Paramedic (Townsend)



Shift: Varies

Employment Status: Per Diem

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

Starting Wage DOE:

This position’s primary responsibility is 911 response, standby support at mass gatherings, inter-facility transports, public assistance, and assistance throughout the hospital as needed.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide thorough assessment, and treatment of medical, trauma, and environmental emergencies.

Respond to emergency / non-emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. Safely operating emergency vehicles in high-stress situations, within a variety of responses and road / traffic conditions.

Assist and provide clinical and technical assessments and treatments as needed, for patient care in the Emergency department and within the hospital facilities.

Provides immediate course of treatment en route to the hospital or at the scene.

Frequent use of technical equipment to include but not limited to IV infusion pumps, patient monitors, defibrillators, ECG machines, ventilators in order to treat, resuscitate, and stabilize patients.

Carry out certain invasive procedures when necessary, and within scope of practice, such as Intubation, IV insertion, Medication administration, Cardioversion, Cricothyrotomy, Needle Thoracotomy, etc.

Calculation and administration of medication dosages and medication infusion rates in response to dynamic patient conditions.

Collection and interpretation of diagnostic date, coupled with clinical decision making, with the goal of promoting and restoring patients’ health.

Continuous monitoring of the patient’s conditions.

Liaise with members of other emergency services, such as law enforcement, fire departments, Quick response units, search and rescue, and other ambulance services to ensure the appropriate patient care.

Positive interaction with members of the public and family members present at the scene.

Clean, decontaminate, and check vehicles and equipment to maintain a state of operation readiness.

Perform routine maintenance of EMS equipment, in coordination with the maintenance department.

Produce timely and thorough Patient Care Reports regarding relevant patient history, condition and treatment.

Interact with the community under the premise of promoting prevention and wellness.

Remain abreast of current and changing practices with the contest of evidence-based medicine.

Assisting in the Emergency Department and hospital is expected and allowed under the Nursing Delegation Rule and will be within the scope of practice to the level of the Paramedic or Critical Care Paramedic.

Availability should be directed to the Charge Nurse. Such duties may include but not limited to vital signs, IV insertions, preparations of rooms, direct observation of patients, procedure assistance, medication administration, wound cleaning and dressing, splinting, admitting patients into the computer, stocking and various jobs that can assist in patient care and the patient flow. Specific department policies and procedures should be followed. Attendance in hospital training opportunities are encouraged as they arise with the hospital. These expectations and job assignments are subject to change as the needs of the hospital deem appropriate. Assignments that inhibit prompt ambulance response times should be limited and avoided.

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

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Billings Clinic policy and procedures, both organizational and departmental

Personal computers, hardware and software

Billings Clinic Code of Conduct

Billings Clinic’s Compliance and Integrity Program

HIPAA and confidentiality requirements

Patient’s rights

Customer service techniques and Personal Service Excellence (PSE)

• Compassion,

• interpersonal skills,

• communication,

• physical strength,

• problem-solving,

• reading comprehension,

• writing composition,

• arithmetic.

• Achieve cognitive,

• organizational,

• emotional maturity to effectively manage multiple tasks, stresses, deadlines, difficult situations, and / or customers.

• Possess interpersonal / communications skills necessary for effective, non-judgmental, and empathetic patient care, customer, and staff relations.

• Open to feedback and a changing environment, which requires flexibility in scheduling and department assignments.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Current MT Paramedic License


  • Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years

Certifications and Licenses

  • Current Montana license/certification as a Paramedic BLS, ACLS & PALS Certification required At hire

CPR At hire

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 the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.