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Security Officer

Company: CHI Franciscan
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:


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.

ResponsibilitiesJob 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 Virginia Mason Franciscan Health's Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.

QualificationsEducation/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.
  • 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.

CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.

Keywords: CHI Franciscan, Federal Way , Security Officer, Other , FEDERAL WAY, Washington

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