Job Description

Location: Saint Anne's Hospital
Posted Date: 3/13/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 0201.71700 SAH Security

Security Officer - Day Shift - 40 Hours

Position Summary:

Under the general direction of the Security Manager, the Security Officer protects life and property of all persons on hospital premises and patrols hospital buildings and grounds to prevent fire, theft, and vandalism. Secures, unlocks, and protects hospital buildings. Responds to security needs of the hospital personnel, patients, and visitors. Participates in performance improvement activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Protects life and property of all persons on hospital premises. Deescalates all potentially tense situations. Immediately contacts local police prior to any physical altercations.
  • Patrols hospital buildings and grounds to prevent fire, theft, and vandalism. Diligently reports any suspicious activity and investigates accidents, incidents, and criminal acts.
  • Secures, locks, and protects hospital buildings and grounds.
  • Responds quickly and effectively to emergency and non-emergency situations.
  • Assists hospital staff in de-escalation of tense situations and responds immediately to support the safety of staff.
  • Ensures only authorized persons are admitted onto hospital property. Assists with inquiries made by patients, visitors, or other employees.
  • Maintains current information in daily activity reports/logs, incident reports, lost and found logs, etc.
  • Serves as a member of the emergency response team and responds to codes appropriately.
  • Reports all safety and fire hazards, investigates incidents of unusual circumstances, and reports all incidents to supervisor.
  • Supports all fire/life safety/emergency management drills and education initiatives.
  • Documents incident reports in an accurate and timely manner. Follows appropriate investigative procedures.
  • Must be able to respond quickly to all areas of the hospital.
  • Successfully completes hospital and department specific orientation and ongoing mandatory education requirements in a timely manner.
  • Manage access control at various entrances by ensuring all staff, patients, visitors, and vendors are authorized to gain entry for business/service purposes.
  • Assists with the operation of security systems: CCTV, access control, and incident reporting.
  • Assists in maintaining regulatory requirements, including state and federal regulations.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Maintains a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, staff, and vendors.
  • Should an emergency situation arise (weather related or other emergency related events), senior management may require security staff to remain at the hospital in order to ensure the well-being of our patients is uncompromised and hospital operations are uninterrupted. While these situations are unusual and at times unpredictable, our security staff should be prepared to remain on site.
  • Remains keenly alert at all times, alerting all employees, patients, and others to possible threats or situations requiring immediate attention.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  1. Education: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) preferred.
  2. Experience: A minimum of two years experience in the field of law enforcement, security operations, or a related field is required. Experience in a health care setting is preferred
  3. Certification/Licensure: A current Basic Life Support (CPR) American Red Cross or American Heart Association Provider certification or a CPI certification is preferred.

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Employer

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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