Security Officer - Facilities Security

Swedish Medical Center    Seattle, WA
Job Description

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Security Officer (0.9 FTE, Night Shift) to work in Security at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Security Officer I 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. Security Officers conduct random patrols of Swedish Medical Center property, respond to and investigate security incidents, report safety hazards, and appropriately document actions and observations made during the shift.

In this position you will:

  • Remain observant and alert at all times.•Reports all incidents and hazards appropriately in written reports and in passing information between shifts

  • 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 situations


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school Diploma or GED

  • 1 year related civilian or military security/law enforcement experience.

  • Customer service experience and/or training.

  • Valid Washington State Driver’s license with insurable driving record as determined by Swedish Medical Center’s insurance provider.

  • Basic Security Officer Certification through International Association of

  • Healthcare Security and required within 9 months of employment.

  • Certified in CPR or completed within 30 days of hire.

  • Successful completion of TASER© training and certification within 9 months of employment with annual re-certification.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate s degree

  • Healthcare security experience.

About the First Hill Campus.

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

Our Mission

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.

About Us

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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Facilities Security

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 243444

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 01:43:58 GMT

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