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Company: Billings Clinic
Location: Townsend, MT
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


The Transportation Specialist is member of the DEACARE transportation team. Transporting patients within our service region via ground ambulance to and from a variety of health care facilities. Responsible for assisting with patient care tasks in accordance with scope of practice and under the direction or supervision of the RN and/or physician.

Essential Job Functions

  • • Performs patient care during air and ground medical transports within the defined scope of practice for specific education/certification level and as directed or supervised by the charge nurse and/or physician. Complies with applicable State of Montana rules and regulations, DEACARE protocols, policies and procedures.
    • Ensures adequate inventory and cleanliness of equipment in flight packs. Informs appropriate personnel of equipment needing repair and initiates work requisitions.
    • Participates in mandatory on-call rotations and actively participates in covering the staffing needs of the department.
    Utilizes performance improvement principles to assess and improve quality.
    • 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 safety standards relevant to job performance.

    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.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • • DBC policy and procedures, both organizational and departmental
    • • Personal computers, hardware and software
    • • Confidentiality requirements
    • • Patient's/resident's rights
    • • Radio communications
    • • EMS dispatching
    • • Hospital and DEACARE protocols pertaining to the Flight Team
    • • Patient care and assessment principles within scope of license/certification
    • • Infection control and safety practices
    •  SKILL IN:
    • • Professional communication skills, both verbal and written
    • • Patient care and assessment skills within scope of licensure/certification
    • • Analytical and assessment skills
    • • Prioritizing patient care needs
    • • Public relations
    •  ABILITY TO:
    • • Incorporate cultural diversity and age appropriate care into all aspects of communication and patient care; scope of services provided will encompass age groups from infant through geriatric
    • • Communicate clearly and effectively, both verbal and written
    • • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships
    • • Work independently and in cooperation with others
    • • Work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities
    • • React calmly and professionally during emergent or difficult situations
    • • Pay close attention to details
    • • Push, pull, lift and carry weights when transporting patients and supplies
    • • Errors in relaying information or discourteous interaction could result in embarrassment and/or loss of integrity, revenue and/or market position for DBC
    • • Scope of work encompasses communications with diverse groups of people ranging from public to other health care providers
    • • May encounter patients with a wide variety of needs requiring quick responses

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