Security Officer

Requisition ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Hours / Pay Period
Standard Hours
10:30pm - 7:00am
Facility / Process Level : Name
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center


HAH_MercyOne  CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


  • Identifies, reports and documents safety hazards and handles such irregularities as assigned by Supervisor in a manner prescribed by hospital and department policy.
  • Initiates investigations into incidents or activities of criminal nature and submits appropriate information to law enforcement agencies as directed.
  • Assumes responsibility for proper inventory, pickup, transport and storage of patient valuables and after hour patient deposits.
  • Maintains storage and records of lost, found and stolen property of visitors, patient and employees.
  • Controls loud, disorderly, physically aggressive, violent patients or visitors on a consistent basis and summons police to assist if necessary. Provides accurate directions, information and, if necessary, escort to the public.
  • Provides traffic control, as needed.
  • Operates required vehicle(s) in a safe manner to perform required duties of the position.



  • High school degree or GED.
  • Security, police and/or military experience. Currently enrolled/degree in law enforcement or police science studies may be substituted for experience. Any equivalent background.
  • Valid Driver’s/Chauffeurs License required, must meet Mercy’s Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, must be at least 18 years of age and be eligible to drive per Iowa state law.
  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population serve within three (3) months of hire.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire.
  • ASP, handcuffing, and pepper spray certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire.



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