Montana State Hospital

P.O. Box 300
Warm Springs, MT 59756
(406) 693-7034



Montana State Hospital (MSH) is a 201 bed state psychiatric hospital located in Warm Springs, Montana. MSH is the only state hospital in Montana. The Hospital has about 700 admissions and discharges per year. Procedures for hospital admission are specified in state law. Admission, discharge, and treatment are coordinated with regional community mental health programs across the state.


Montana State Hospital is recruiting for the position of Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse to provide inpatient psychiatric treatment to adults on involuntary commitments. This is an outstanding opportunity for psychiatric APRN who enjoys working with a multi-disciplinary team using a patient centered approach. Our vision is to provide outstanding treatment services at the hospital and to facilitate continuation of treatment in local communities across the state. You would join a staff of eight  psychiatrists, three primary care physicians, three advanced practice mid-level practitioners, and other dedicated professionals. There is a strong sense of collegiality among a seasoned and well-established medical staff.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package as well as an excellent work environment. If you are intrigued by the idea of practicing in a great environment without the burdens of excessive bureaucracy, and want to make a difference in the lives of patients, families, and the entire public mental health system, find out what Montana State Hospital can offer. Open recruitment, no closing date



Montana State Hospital is located in the Deer Lodge Valley between Butte and Missoula. This location is ideal for individuals or families seeking to live in a smaller community with good schools and located in the Northern Rocky Mountains. Easy access to local airports and the interstate freeway system makes travel convenient. Nearby outdoor recreation opportunities abound and include hiking, downhill and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, fishing, hunting, golf, rafting, kayaking, and wildlife watching. Local theater, music, art, and other cultural opportunities are also readily available.