Swedish Medical Center Security Officer in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Security Officer (0.9 FTE, Nights) to work in Security at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.
The Security Officer provides a safe and secure environment for the patients, visitors, staff and property of Swedish Medical Center. Due to the continuous public contact of the position the highest level of customer service skills is essential.
In this position you will:
Conduct random patrols of Swedish Medical Center property
Respond to and investigate security incidents
Report safety hazards
Appropriately document actions and observations made during the shift
Respond to alarms and codes
Routinely engage in stressful situations and at times may be required to use physical force to maintain the safety of the patient care environment, and also may be required to run, climb stairs, carry people, or perform other physical acts in response to emergent situations
Engage in a wide range of customer service activities involving direct contact with patients and visitors, providing directions and helping people find their way
Regularly use computers to write reports and logs and to monitor security cameras and access control systems
Will be required to work on multiple campuses based on staffing needs or the needs of the department
Required qualifications for this position include:
High school Diploma or GED
Valid Washington State Driver’s license
Insurable driving record as determined by Swedish Hospital Services insurance provider
Minimum one year related civilian or military security/law enforcement experience
Customer service experience and/or training
Basic computer skills
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Associate's Degree or equivalent
Basic Security Officer Certification through International Association of Healthcare Security within 9 months of employment
Certified CPR or completion within 30 days of hire
Successful completion of TASER© training and certification within 9 months of employment with annual re-certification
Healthcare security experience
About the Cherry Hill Campus.
What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Facilities Security
Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 218673