Providence St. Joseph Health

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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Security Officer - Security in Orange, California

Advance your career working at a Magnet recognized hospital known for clinical quality and patient safety. Our team is looking for a Security Officer to join our Security team at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange. This is a full time, 8-hour position on the day shift for a total of 80 biweekly hours.

Job Summary:

Directly responsible for maintaining a proficient operation while in the Communication Center, logging and passing on all vital information; dispatching Officers as needed; monitoring the CCTV monitors; responding to alarm monitoring systems, accessing and securing alarms when properly notified and documenting. Tours the facilities and grounds to ensure the safety of personnel and patients. Investigate losses, vandalism, assaults, improper conduct, etc. Coordinate with law enforcement agencies, parking and traffic control, report unusual conditions.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs duties as outlined in Security Officer (625BE) job description.

  • Coordinates activities within communication centers, which would include answering all incoming calls, monitoring, troubleshooting and processing alarms when necessary.

  • Provides clear, concise, accurate, complete and legible documentation of all shift dispatch activities (Radio/telephone log, key logs, vehicle registration, Rideshare registration, name badges, etc.).

  • Responds to critical incident situations appropriately, according to department protocol which may include Code 77, Code Red, Code Yellow, and Code Pink alarms by taking action, as outlined in the Communication Manual, as assigned.

  • Responsible for the tracking of all equipment, radios, keys, paperwork, etc. Ensures all items are present and accounted for at the beginning and end of each shift. If anything is missing, the shift supervisor will be notified immediately.


  • Ability to write legibly using correct grammar, punctuation and spelling.

  • Leadership ability.

  • Critical thinking skills.

  • Ability communicate clearly and effectively.

  • Computer skills and literacy in Windows applications.

Position Requirements:


  • H.S. Diploma or GED


  • One (1) year of Security or dispatch experience.

License / Certifications:

  • Valid California Drivers license.

  • California BSIS Guard Card.

Preferred Position Qualifications:


  • Penal Code 832 Training.


  • Dispatcher experience.

  • Hospital Security Officer experience.

License / Certifications:

  • IAHSS Certification in Healthcare Security or equivalent

Comprehensive Range of Benefits:

Professional Advancement: Individual career development plans, ongoing education, tuition reimbursement, motivating managers

Health: Medical - Cigna HMO and POS plans, Dental - Delta Care DHMO and Delta Dental PPO plans, Employee Assistance

Program Wellness: Retirement – 401(K), Paid-Time Off - Based on employment status of FT, PT, PD and years of service, Employee Life insurance with optional family coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts, optional Pre-Paid Legal Plan

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Compassion. Dignity. Justice. Excellence. Integrity.These timeless values form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Hospital. They are the prime reason that we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting.As a result of this affinity, most of our employees have remained with us for at least five years. Over 40 percent of our new employees were either referred by friends or applied to work at St. Joseph based on our reputation. It is little wonder, then, that retention rate is significantly higher than the average for healthcare institutions in our community.Clinical ExcellenceWhen you take the latest in medical technology and place it in the hands of highly skilled clinicians, recognition is sure to follow. In July 2007, 2008 and 2009, St. Joseph Hospital was named one "America's Best Hospitals" for Orthopedic Care by U. S. News and World Report. This highly esteem recognition is testimony to our unique blend medical science and compassionate, values-based care.A haven that feels like home.St. Joseph Hospital offers a unique environment in which healthcare givers who share a kindred spirit can do important work and grow both spiritually and professionally. Here, values-based employees view their jobs not simply as careers but also as callings.Care to get acquainted? Then we warmly invite you to explore the many career opportunities offered by St. Joseph Hospital!St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: St. Joseph Hospital Orange

Category: Facilities Security