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Providence Health & Services Security Officer II in Walla Walla, Washington


Providence is calling a Security Officer II (Security, Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Perform a variety of full performance level technical security protective duties to protect patients, visitors, staff, physicians, property and facilities from accidents, bodily harm, fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entryEnforce Providence St. Mary Medical Center, facility and security policies and regulations

  • Investigate reports of potential criminal conduct against PSMMC staff, visitors, and property; respond and assist in restraining patients; detain individuals when necessary or at the direction of a police officer; and provide protective services to high risk areas

  • Patrol assigned area including hospital units, clinics, Providence property and adjacent areas on foot or in a vehicle to deter criminal activity, to detect unauthorized activity and to identify needs for assistance

  • Monitor radio broadcasts by Dispatch and other officers to provide assistance as needed

  • Identify, report, and respond to suspicious activities

  • Communicate with public safety agencies, monitor alarm systems, and conduct emergency response drills (fire and infant abduction)

  • Respond to emergency calls following appropriate procedures

  • Respond to critical incidents or disasters and participate in Hospital Incident Command as delegated

  • Report to work during emergencies and during inclement weather conditions as essential staff


Required qualifications for this position

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Completion of Healthcare Security Officer internal training program including MOAB or CPI (management of aggressive behavior or crisis prevention course or equivalent), use of defensive tactics including OC/Pepper Gel, CS gel, handcuffing or other tools as approved by department manager as well as use of medical restraints within one year from date of hire

  • FEMA ICS-100; ICS 200, and ICS-700 incident management training completed within one year from date of hire

  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associates's Degree

  • Healthcare Security Officer Certification through IAHSS within two years from date of hire

  • 3 years minimum experience in Law Enforcement/Security/Military or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Experience in a healthcare setting

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.

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

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Facilities Security

Location: Washington-Walla Walla

Req ID: 243624