Providence St. Joseph Health

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Job Information

Swedish Health Services Security Officer (Temporary) in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a temporary Security Officer (0.8 FTE, Variable Shift) to work in Security at Swedish Cherry 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. Security Officers respond to alarms and codes by providing traffic control and assisting with safe patient handling.

*Please note this is a temporary non-benefitted position.

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 provides 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.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. 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 of related civilian or military security/law enforcement experience

  • Customer service experience and/or training

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree

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

  • Healthcare security experience

About the Cherry Hill Campus.

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.

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

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Facilities Security

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 278206

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