Swedish Health Services Security Officer - First Hill in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Security Officer (1.0 FTE, Variable 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/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.
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 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:
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 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: First Hill Cherry St Bldg (WA180) 1120 Cherry St Seattle, 98104
Req ID: 266384
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