Security Officer

Requisition ID
2021-173399
Employment Type
Part Time
Department
Security
Hours / Pay Period
64
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Days vary 6:00am-2:00pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan
Location
WA-TACOMA

Overview

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities. 


CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.  

Responsibilities

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

 

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible heath spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft 
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program

 

Job Summary:


Security Officers provide a full range of security activities designed to protect persons, property and equipment from unauthorized persons or hazards by patrolling in or around hospital and grounds.  They physically restrain individuals at risk for causing imminent injury or damage.  They also provide customer service to visitors and employees, such as providing directions, escorting individuals to and from parking areas, providing jump starts to car batteries and unlocking cars.  They also control access to the hospital by verifying the identity of persons entering or exiting in accordance with department procedure and they monitor fire alarm and perimeter detection systems.  The day-to-day work is performed in accordance with well-defined procedures.  The work activities require customer service skills.  Security Officers work in “unarmed” positions that require shift and weekend work involving significant periods of standing and walking.

 

Essential Duties:

  • Provides physical security to the hospital; patrols assigned buildings and property on foot, being alert to violations of security regulations, suspicious activities, unauthorized persons and safety hazards that may cause injury or damage to property.
  • Responds to individuals displaying unusual, suspicious or aggressive behavior firmly, but courteously.
  • May subdue and restrain individuals posing potential harm to persons and property.
  • Utilizes conflict resolution skills to deescalate the situation or person, involving management when necessary.
  • Provides customer service to patients, employees and visitors.
  • Completes all required documentation in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner.
  • Interfaces with law enforcement in respect to criminal activities.
  • Exhibits and adheres to CHI Franciscan Health’s Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience:

  • Six months of related experience in security or customer service that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.
  • Satisfactory Abstract of Driving Record (Type: Employment Record) must be provided and meet departmental standards.
  • Minimum age requirement of 21 years for insurance coverage eligibility which is mandatory for driving security vehicles. 

Licensure/Certification:

  •  Valid Washington State driver’s license and a clean driving record with no action pending/taken at any time in response to unsafe driver performance or other legal requirements. 
  •  International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) Basic Certification preferred.

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