Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 4/26/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 0101.71700 SEH Security

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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Security Officer- full-time 40hrs/wk, evening shift, five 8-hr shifts (3:30p-11:30p) Sun-Wed & Sat, weekends required, holidays required as needed.

$500 sign on bonus

We are fighting for a healthier world and a new era of wellness!

Nearly a decade ago, we set out to build an entirely different kind of health care company from the ground up—one that unlocks access to affordable, high-quality, and economically sustainable care and wellness in ways never imagined. Today, we are one of the largest private, physician-led health care networks—caring for millions of people across the U.S. Our transformative, fully integrated model represents a new beginning for America’s health care system and others around the world.

We have hospitals across 7 states serving over 800 communities, with more than 43,000 employees. We are ushering in a new day of world class health care. From renowned pediatricians, sports medicine specialists and cardiac surgeons to state-of-the-art hospitals, urgent care centers and medical practices, we can offer easier access to high-quality affordable health care to people nationwide — when they need it and where they want it.

St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a Boston University Teaching Hospital, provides patients and families access to some of Boston’s most respected physicians and advanced treatments offering specialized care, including:

  • Advanced Center for Cardiac Surgery
  • da Vinci® Robotic surgery program; Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Award-winning bariatric surgery program
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
  • State-of-the-art emergency care with short wait times

Our medical staff, made up of some of the highest rated physicians in Boston, treats patients in our community practices in neighborhoods, including Allston, Boston, Brighton, Brookline, Newton, Watertown and Weston.


  • Grow with a health system that supports career advancement
  • Competitive Pay & Salary Increases
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Locations close to home, that support work-life balance
  • Affordable Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401k via Fidelity, for eligible employees, with company match
  • Tuition Assistance / Reimbursement
  • Family atmosphere and team approach that provides flexibility
  • Opportunities to grow your career, and not change your employer
  • And much more!

Job Summary –

  • The Security Officer shall seek to provide a safe and secure environment for patients, employees, and visitors of St. Elizabeth's Medical Center.
  • Protection of Medical Center buildings, properties, and premises.


Minimum Education/Experience:â¯

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Associate’s or Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice or related field, preferred.
  • 1 - 2 years experience in security, healthcare and/or related field.

Minimum skills/abilities:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer or work processing knowledge.
  • Ability to make quick, accurate decisions under pressure.
  • Required to deal with the public in stressful and sensitive situations.


  • Valid Driver’s License required.

Must be able to obtain and maintain all required training to include, but not limited to the following…

  • Basic Life Support certification
  • C.O.A.P (Care of the Aggressive Patient)
  • M.O.A.B. (Management of Aggressive Behavior)
  • All assigned Steward University assingments/trainings
  • Any and all job related training set forth by the Security Director

Job Responsibilities

  • Patrols on foot and by vehicle all properties owned or protected by the Medical Center. Maintains a visible presence in the Hospital to assure staff and visitors of their safety.
  • Investigates and documents all incidents and accidents that occur on Medical Center property; completed reports of shift activity in accordance with department policy and procedure.
  • Monitors the conduct of visitors on Hospital premises; addresses unauthorized persons as necessary.
  • Conducts fire drills as directed by the Security Operations Manager and/or Security Director and completes all documentation of events.
  • Acts as liaison between the Medical Center, law enforcement personnel, fire department personnel, and other outside agencies as required.
  • Inspects, troubleshoots, and provides preventive maintenance to all security systems as directed by the Security Operations Manager and/or Security Director.
  • Monitors and patrols Hospital parking areas. Issues Warning Tickets, Violations notices and Notice of tow stickers to unauthorized vehicles in accordance with St. Elizabeth's Medical Center Parking Rules and Regulations.
  • Assists with the transport of the deceased into the Morgue area; responsible for documenting patient information upon entry and release from the Morgue and documents valuables prior to release to Funeral Director, EM’s Office or designated transporting agency.
  • Responds to any assistance requests from Hospital staff. To include, but not limited to restraining patients and provides standby procedures at the direction of the Nursing Staff.
  • Notifies Security Operations Manager and/or Security Director of any completed Maintenance Requisitions for repairs noted during patrol.
  • Shall record and secure all patient valuables, patient belongings, and lost and found items that are turned in to Security during the assigned shift ensuring an accurate inventory. Releasing of patient valuables and belongings will be documented.
  • Security Officer shall ensure all parties are in compliance with the Medical Center identification program.
  • Conducts door locks and unlocks as appropriate.
  • When acting as a Lead Officer in the absence of a Supervisor, or the Security Operations Manager, the acting Lead Security officer will oversee the daily activities of the Security Department and notify the Security Operations Manager and the Security Director of all activities accordingly.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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