Providence Health & Services Athletic Trainer in Polson, Montana


Providence is calling an Athletic Trainer (Physical Therapy Dept, Variable Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, 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:

  • Implement and supervise the physical exercise program in the Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation unit.

  • Assist with implementation and organization of the employee wellness and prevention program.

  • Evaluate patients/residents based on clinical diagnosis and health data to determine treatment and frequency needs.

  • Evaluates athletes and initiates appropriate treatment using accepted techniques in the school(s) setting.

  • Communicate frequently and advise coaches, athletes, and parents about athlete’s injury, care, scheduling, treatment plans, progress, and participation status.

  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to adjust daily schedule to meet service area demands and cover special events as requested.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Physiology or equivalent degree

  • Current Athletic Trainer license through the State of Montana

  • BOC certification

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

  • Current Basic Life Saving (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Two years experience working in a school/college environment as an athletic trainer

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access hospital in beautiful northwest Montana employing nearly 250 employees, including physicians. With expanding services, building renovations and outstanding technology, our community hospital is the heart of medical care in Polson, Montana and the large, sparsely populated surrounding area. We have close ties to St. Patrick Hospital, Providence's tertiary center located 66 miles away in Missoula.

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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

Location: Montana-Polson

Req ID: 171624