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Providence Health & Services Security Officer *$2.5k Sign On Bonus for eligible candidates* in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Security Officer (1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week Variable Shift) to work at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

$2.5k Sign On Bonus for eligible candidates

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A security officer's main duty is to help protect hospital people, property, information and reputation. The officer will carry out his/her duties by adhering to the highest standards of ethical and moral conduct, act in the best interest of the hospital, and fully support the mission, vision and core values of Providence St. Peter Hospital.

In this position you will:

  • Always remain observant and alert

  • Responds to alarms and codes by providing traffic control and assisting with safe patient handling

  • Conduct routine safety walks of the facilities and submits remedial requests for any concerns they identify

  • Routinely engage in stressful situations and at times may be required to use physical force to maintain the safety of the patient care environment, and may be required to run, climb stairs, carry people, or perform other physical acts in response to emergent situations

  • Provide recommendation to clinical staff regarding security matters of caregiver/patient safety, to include patient restraint, release, and safety planning

  • Engage in a wide range of customer service activities involving direct contact with patients and visitors

  • Regularly use computers to write reports and logs and to monitor security cameras and access control systems

  • Required to work on multiple campuses based on staffing needs and the needs of the department

  • Conduct random patrols of Providence Southwest Washington property, responds to and investigate security incidents, report safety hazards, and appropriately document actions and observations made during the shift.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Valid WA Driver’s License prior to hire date

  • Conducted Energy Weapon (CEW) Taser Certification within the first 30 days of employment

  • Force Options and Verbal De-Escalation Certification within the first 30 days of employment

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS) certification within the first 30 days of employment

  • CS Gel Certification within the first 30 days of employment

  • All other hospital certifications within 90 days of employment or certification date specified

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Customer service experience.

  • Security, law enforcement, corrections officer or military experience.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, 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-Olympia

Req ID: 326911