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Security Officer . Hospital

Job ID: 18589
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Security Officer  for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Variable position.  Hourly compensation starts at $19.37, more depending on experience.

The Security Officer is responsible for providing safety and security services which requires regular interactions with patients, visitors, caregivers and clinicians in highly diverse and complex situations. Interacts with local law enforcement to provide information, clarification of events and coordinate emergency protocols. Performs internal and external security patrol of assigned hospitals and/or clinics; dispatch; and access control as assigned.

Details of position:

  • Provides safety and security services which includes; patrolling grounds, parking lots, buildings, securing entryways and exits, etc. to effectively address potential conduct issues, violations of policy, check for property damage, inspect safety issues, inspect certain safety features such as fire extinguishers or water valves, respond to all codes, address trespassing concerns, provide assistance with out of control patients, and utilizes electronic checkpoints.
  • Provides courtesy services such as providing directions, locksmith functions, jump-starts, changing flat tires, reporting vehicles with lights on, and assisting families in times of crisis.
  • Provides non-violent physical crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques to neutralize extreme situations and mitigate negative outcomes.
  • Coordinates information, clarification of events and coordinating emergency protocols which may require collaboration with external safety and law enforcement agencies.
  • Responds to all emergency situations and applies appropriate protocols for the Code, Disaster (command center), ETO Exposure, Fire, Flood, Hazardous spills, and all code situations.

What you bring:

  • Minimum of two (2) years , military or civilian security or law enforcement experience is required.
  • Healthcare facility security experience is preferred.
  • BLS Certification upon hire.
  • Valid state Driver’s License

For a full description of the position, or for questions, contact Kelly, [email protected]

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws. 

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  


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