Security Officer

  • Capital Medical Center
  • Olympia, WA
  • Jan 05, 2021

Job Description

The Security Officer is responsible for the security of the CMC facilities and the safety of its patients, staff, employees, and visitors within its boundaries. He/she is responsible for filing reports, conducting investigations, and assuring that all hospital safety and security policies are met by all concerned. This position works under limited supervision. Work situations are a variety of routine and non-routine situations and functions requiring a service oriented individual, discretion, good judgement, and physical prowess. Internal contacts include staff and management throughout the organization. External contacts include visitors, patients, physicians, and local law enforcement agencies.


• High School graduate or equivalent preferred • One to three (1-3) years experience in police, military police, or security, preferable in a health care setting • Successful completion of Hospital Security Officer Basic Training program and receipt of certification through the International Association for Hospital Security and Safety Foundation within the first 90 days of employment preferred • No felony convictions • No misdemeanor convictions within 3 years. • No pattern of criminal behavior • Valid Washington State driver's license and proof of a safe driving record (which meets established CMC Standards) obtained by a motor vehicle report from the appropriate state Essential Job Functions:* • Conducts patrols of all buildings and grounds within the hospital campuses • Exercises defined arrest authority as appropriate • Compiles accurate information and completes daily reports ensuring all safety and security violations or hazardous conditions are reported and corrected • Monitors personnel and visitor policies and upholds the "No Loitering" policy • Monitors traffic in the emergency room area • Monitors the visitor pass system • Monitors fire alarm panels, CCTV, and temperature and ventilation in given areas • Maintains in-house liaison with house supervisors and interfaces with the city, county, and State Patrol police departments • Provides escorts for employees and visitors • Logs daily activities and case reports into Security computer system • Adheres to CMC Attendance and Punctuality Policy and Procedure standards. Maintains reliable attendance • Contributes to the success of the organization by meeting organizational competency expectations and core values (accountability, collaboration, compassion, excellence, integrity and respect), continuously learning, and by performing other duties as needed or assigned. Essential Physical, Mental and/or Environmental Working Conditions: • Constant standing and walking with occasional running, climbing, and jumping • Occasional lifting of up to 150 pounds, infrequent lifting of greater than 150 pounds • Occasional mobile dexterity and strength to physically control, restrain, and take into custody violent person(s) to include annual training in such disciplines • Constant exposure to all weather elements to include heat, cold, rain, snow, and wind • Infrequent exposure to chemical spills while securing a hazardous material site for containment and clean up • Visual ability (to include corrective lenses) to perform all above job functions and driving a vehicle • Hearing ability (to include corrective devices) to perform all above job functions • Maintain physical fitness to be able to climb several floors of stairs in emergency situations • Maintain physical fitness to be able to rapidly respond to calls for priority responses and engage a combative subject

Employment Type (feed only)

PRN (On-call)