Security Officer - Edmonds
Company: Providence Health & Services
Posted on: June 19, 2022
$1,000 Sign-on Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all
conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic
benefits and compensation package offered by Swedish that begin on
your first day of employment.
Swedish Medical Center is calling for an Security Officer I (0.9
FTE, Varible Shift) to work in Edmonds at Swedish Medical Center in
Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some
additional questions from our Modern Hire system.
At Swedish, we are passionate about healthcare for our caregivers.
Full-time caregivers (0.75-1.0 FTE) who earn less than $60,000 per
year will be offered the Swedish PPO Medical Plan with a $0 premium
cost, including dependent coverage.
The Security Officer I provides a safe and secure environment for
the patients, visitors, staff and property of Swedish Medical
Center/Swedish Edmonds. Due to the continuous public contact of the
position the highest level of customer service skills is essential.
Security Officers conduct random patrols of Swedish Medical
Center/Swedish Edmond property, respond to and investigate security
incidents, report safety hazards, and appropriately document
actions and observations made during the shift. Security Officers
respond to alarms and codes by providing traffic control and
assisting with safe patient handling. Security Officers conduct
routine safety walks of the facilities and submits remedial
requests for any concerns they identify. Security Officers
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. Security Officers will provide advice to
clinical staff regarding matters of patient release and restraint.
Security Officers also engage in a wide range of customer service
activities involving direct contact with patients and visitors,
providing directions and helping people find their way. Security
Officers 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.
* Remain observant and alert at all times.
* Reports all incidents and hazards appropriately in written
reports and in passing information between shifts. Notifies
supervisor and/or lead of any significant incidents that might
impact department or hospital operations as soon as possible.
Completes required documentation in a timely manner.
* Demonstrates the highest standard of calm and professional
customer service and provides the highest degree of assistance in
responding to the needs of patients, visitors and staff.
* Works independently and resolves problems appropriately.
* Thinks quickly and formulates an effective plan for dealing with
unexpected situations. Is able to de-escalate potentially dangerous
* Respects patient confidentiality and the confidentiality and
sensitivity of information related to security incidents and
* Completes security incident reports and shift logs by the end of
the shift. Security reports are complete, clear and concise and use
proper punctuation, spelling and grammar.
* Responds to security calls without hesitation and is able to act
with authority at incident scenes. Is able to effectively maintain
physical control of patients, suspects, trespassers or others who
present a threat to people or property.
* Maintains contact with other security officers, and is aware of
the general location of the other officers on the shift at all
* Completes tasks and special projects as assigned.
* Maintains vehicular access to urgent care areas through traffic
control or coordination with parking enforcement.
* Assists visitors, patients and staff with directions and
information. Assists patients and visitors in and out of their
vehicles and with wheelchairs as needed.
* Responds to automatic alarm systems and works with building
* Communicates clearly in speech and in writing. Uses time
effectively to complete assignments and written reports.
* Effectively uses computer systems and security technologies such
as access control and camera systems. Checks Swedish email at least
once a day.
- Customer service experience and/or training
- Basic Security Officer Certification through International
Association of Healthcare Security and required within 9 months of
- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required
within 30 days of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or
Military Training Network (MTN)
- Successful completion of TASER training and certification
within 9 months of employment with annual re-certification
- Associate's Degree
- Valid Washington State Driver's license with insurable driving
record as determined by Swedish Medical Center's insurance
- Healthcare security experience
- One (1) year of related civilian or military security/law
Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and
your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving
financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on
delivering our mission of improving the health and wellbeing of
each patient we serve.
About Swedish Shared Services.
Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health
provider in the Greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five
hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and
Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty centers in Redmond (East
King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish
Medical Group, , a network of more than 128 primary care and
specialty care locations throughout the Puget Sound area.
Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by
centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human
Resources, Financial and Information Services.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers.
For more information, visit
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the
greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses
(First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency
rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the
Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of
more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout
the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000
caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers.
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: Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds,
Req ID: 363223
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