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Security Officer

Company: Community Health Center of Snohomish County
Location: Everett
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Security Officer will be responsible for traveling between all Community Health Center of Snohomish County sites each day driving a company owned vehicle to provide a safe and secure environment for the patients, visitors, staff and property locations. In addition, the Security Officer will be responsible for delivering interoffice mail per the established schedule. Due to the continuous public contact of the position, the highest level of customer service skills is essential. The Security Officer conducts random patrols of clinic facilities and surrounding property, responds to security codes, investigates security incidents, and reports safety hazards. The Security Officer routinely engages in stressful situations and at times may be required to use physical force to maintain the safety of the patient care environment. The Security Officer may be required to run, climb stairs, carry people, or perform other physical acts in response to emergent situations.

Minimum Qualifications Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

* Reads, speaks, understands and writes proficiently in English.
* Works independently and is self-directed.
* Works effectively in a team environment.
* Organizes, prioritizes, and coordinates multiple activities and tasks.
* Works with initiative, energy and effectiveness in a fast-paced environment.
* Remains calm and effective in high pressure and emergency situations.
* Problem-solves with creativity and ingenuity.

Preferred:

* Bilingual skills.

Education

* High school graduate or equivalent.

Experience

* Minimum of two (2) years security.

Preferred:

* Healthcare facility security experience.
* Self-defense experience is preferred.

Credentials

* Healthcare Security Officer basic certification through the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety within the first twelve (12) months of employment.
* Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR/AED). Certification must be obtained within forty-five (45) days of employment.

Preferred:

* Supervisory and Safety Certifications.
* Certified Protection Officer training.
* Pepper Spray Defense and Handcuff Tactics and/or comparable certification.

Other

* Driver's license with the State of Washington.
* Acceptable driving record, for auto liability coverage through Community Health Center of Snohomish County.
* Must be at least 21 years of age.

Job Specific Functions/Performance Expectations
1. Provides safety and security services which includes: patrolling grounds, parking lots, buildings, securing entryways and exits, etc. to effectively address potential conduct issues, violations of policy, check for property damage, inspect safety issues, respond to all codes, address trespassing concerns and utilizes electronic checkpoints.
2. Provides stand-by service or escort services for protection of caregivers, patients, and staff as needed.
3. Provides courtesy services such as providing directions, locksmith functions, jump-starts and reporting vehicles with lights on.
4. Provides non-violent physical crisis intervention when feasible and de-escalation techniques to neutralize extreme situations and mitigate negative outcomes. Provide assistance regarding potential conduct issues.
5. Provides crowd control during events resulting in an influx of patients and/or visitors.
6. Provides traffic control during times of patient surges, special events, emergencies, or at the direction of the Safety and Security Supervisor or Facilities Manager.
7. Under the direction of the Facilities Manager, inspect certain safety features such as fire extinguishers or other fire suppression systems
8. Responsible for coordinating information, clarification of events and coordinating emergency protocols which may require collaboration with external safety and law enforcement agencies.
9. Responds to all emergency situations and applies appropriate protocols for all code situations.
10. Assists the Emergency Preparedness Team with the planning, conducting, and evaluating of designated drills and exercises.
11. Responsible for adhering to reporting protocols.
12. Responsible for delivery of Inter-office mail and supply distribution between sites per established schedule.
13. Adheres to attendance standards in order to perform the job functions for daily operations and/or continuity of patient care.
We offer competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package designed to address health, time off, retirement and career-advancement needs. We also offer an additional $2.00/hour weekend differential for working hours on Saturday and/or Sunday and an additional $0.75/hour for those who test proficiently in a second language.

To learn more and to apply for this position, please visit our website www.CHCsno.org to complete an online application and/or submit your resume for consideration.

Join a team that loves what they do and cares about those they serve.

CHC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (EEO/AA)/At-will employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $22.84 - $27.31 per hour%58047475%

Keywords: Community Health Center of Snohomish County, Everett , Security Officer, Other , Everett, Washington

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