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Security Officer

Providence Health & Services

Seattle, WA 98194
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**Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Security Officer (0.9 FTE, Days) to work in Security at Swedish Ballard 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.
+ 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
+ 1 year related civilian or military security/law enforcement experience
+ Customer service experience and/or training
+ Valid Washington State Drivers license with insurable driving record as determined by Swedish Medical Centers insurance provider
+ 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
**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 Swedishs Addiction Recovery Services one of the few hospital-based drug- and alcohol-treatment programs in Seattle.
**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, were 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:** Day
**Job Category:** Facilities Security
**Location:** Washington-Seattle
**Work Locations:** Ballard Main Bldg (WA148) 5300 Tallman Ave Nw Seattle, 98107
**Req ID:** 257507
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