Swedish Health Services Security Officer - Ballard *Pipeline* in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Security Officer to work in Security at Swedish Ballard in Seattle, WA. We currently have part-time and full-time opportunities with varying schedules/shifts available.
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.
In this position you will:
Remain observant and alert at all times.
Report all incidents and hazards appropriately in written reports and in passing information between shifts. Notify supervisor and/or lead of any significant incidents that might impact department or hospital operations as soon as possible. Complete required documentation in a timely manner.
Demonstrate the highest standard of calm and professional customer service and provide the highest degree of assistance in responding to the needs of patients, visitors and staff.
Work independently and resolve problems appropriately.
Think quickly and formulate 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
Basic Security Officer Certification through International Association of Healthcare Security and required within 9 months of employment
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
One (1) year related civilian or military security/law enforcement experience
Customer service experience and/or training
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Associate's Degree or equivalent
Healthcare security experience
About the Ballard Campus:
Swedish's Ballard campus maintains its strong ties to the Ballard community and fosters a team-oriented work environment. The Ballard campus has an active obstetrics program and a full-service Emergency Department. It is the site of Swedish’s Addiction Recovery Services — one of the few hospital-based drug- and alcohol-treatment programs in Seattle.
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 we serve.
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: Ballard Main Bldg (WA148) 5300 Tallman Ave Nw Seattle, 98107
Req ID: 293034
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