Providence Health & Services Emergency Medicine in Polson, Montana


Polson, Montana - Seeking a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician to work in the ED at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, a level 5 trauma center and critical access hospital. Full-time position with 160 scheduled shifts per year. Four 12-hour shifts on, followed by four days off. The ED averages between 17-22 patients in a 24 hour period, or approximately 8,000 visits per year. Competitive compensation; comprehensive benefits. 24 hour Hospitalist coverage. Two years of Emergency Medicine experience preferred, but new grads are welcome to apply. Family Medicine boarded physicians will be considered with at least two years of Emergency Medicine experience. Come to Polson and enjoy a healthy work / life balance in the scenic beauty of Montana’s Big Sky Country.

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access hospital serving a widely dispersed population in beautiful northwest Montana. Through innovative partnerships including a visiting specialists program, we are able to provide advanced care while maintaining the personal attention to each patient that has been a hallmark of our care for more than a century. St. Joseph has especially close ties to Providence St. Patrick Hospital, a 253-bed tertiary center located 65 miles away in Missoula.

Polson is located on edge of the largest and arguably most beautiful body of fresh water in the West. Flathead Lake, the geographic centerpiece of this part of Montana, is framed by some of the Rockies’ most scenic and spectacular subranges, including the Mission, Salish and Swan Mountains. Life moves at a slower pace here but it is anything but boring. From hiking, hunting and fishing to famous car shows and other community events, residents clearly don’t take each other or their amazing natural surroundings for granted. There is a rich cultural heritage in Polson as well, both in terms of its “wild west” history as a cattle and logging town and its more distant history as the native lands of the Salish, Kootenai and Pend d’Oreille peoples. Museums, parks and a cultural center preserve the ways of the past.

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and medical groups with a mission to serve everyone—especially the poor and vulnerable. Providence is a partner organization of the Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) family, which operates 50 exceptional hospitals and more than 800 clinics across seven western states. With hundreds of physician and advanced practice clinician opportunities in virtually all specialties at any given time, PSJH and Providence offer diverse locations, lifestyles and practice models. Providence is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity organization.


  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in

Emergency Medicine

  • Montana Medical License (MD or DO)

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: Physicians

Location: Montana-Polson

Req ID: 172302