Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics

  • Facilities Tech/ Security WVH

    Job Locations US-OR-Dallas
    ID 2019-2681
    Position Type
    Full time
    Minimum Salary
    USD $16.80/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    Work Schedule
    Hours Each Week
  • Overview

    Your Team. Your Choice. Choose Salem Health.


    Salem Health does more than provide high quality patient care. It is an organization that commits itself to empowering teams to create, innovate, and dream. We are looking for individuals who can challenge the status quo, raise the bar, and embrace change. 


    At Salem Health, we want trailblazers, self-starters, and creative thinkers to drive improvement in the health care arena where “patient-centered” is more than just words.


    Working with limited supervision, the WVH Security Officer/Facilities Technician promotes a positive environment that is safe and secure for patients, visitors and staff as well as to protect the interest and property of Salem Health from criminal activity or loss. This position also functions as a Maintenance Technician when not engaged in security duties. Position requires flexible scheduling and on call availability


    Essential Duties:

    • Rounds assigned areas of WVH and associated local clinic on foot to ensure personnel, building and equipment safety and security. While performing tours of facilities, examines access control points for appropriate security, assesses environment of care deficiencies (e.g. lights out, fire-doors broken, excessive hallway clutter, missing fire extinguishers, etc.), and observes general activity of operations for any safety and/or security concerns.
    • Actively patrols assigned areas including parking areas for parking infractions and checks for suspicious activity. Issues warnings for infractions of hospital parking policy.
    • Responds to requests for security services within times set by department policy. 
    • Provides escort services for visitors and staff, as necessary; provides other public assistance, such as jump-starts and routine information.
    • Provides physical intervention and restraint as appropriate to protect a person from harming themselves others. Maintains current knowledge and/or training of CPI, as well as other training as assigned.
    • Conducts interviews and gathers information needed to bring investigations to a close, conducts any follow-up contacts required to complete the investigation, contacts police department or has the victim do so if required, completes report and computer entry by end of shift.
    • All security incidents or calls for service the officer is requested to assist in or is involved with will be documented as established by department policy.  All reports are completed to department standards, and shift activities/reports are entered into the department’s computer system.            
    • Will regularly communicate and liaison with the Security Department at Salem Hospital for training, support, and security oversite.
    • Performs minor repairs to various hospital equipment and a variety of miscellaneous repairs, installations and modifications as required.


    • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
    • Relevant experience in security, law enforcement or military police work is preferred.
    • Experience in healthcare security highly preferred.
    • Experience in building and equipment maintenance or equivalent highly preferred.
    • DPSST unarmed certification preferred or obtained within one (1) month of hire.
    • CPI certification obtained within three (3) months of hire.
    • BLS Heartsaver from the AHA required within three (3) months of hire.
    • NIMS HICS 100, 200 and 700 on-line certificates obtained within one (1) year of hire.
    • Must be knowledgeable in the safe and proper use and operation of general maintenance equipment, power tools, and hand tools. Must have strong mechanical skills and dexterity.
    • Must possess a current and valid Oregon driver’s license with a good driving record.
    • Must be able to learn to read and understand blueprints and schematics as required.
    • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently.
    • Must have good interpersonal communication skills.
    • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
    • Ability to read operation and maintenance manuals. Must be able to write legibly.
    • Ability to update work orders on computerized maintenance program, including entering hours worked and supplies used.


    As a leader in the local industry, Salem Health offers a generous total rewards package, an empowering culture, and a commitment to the development and growth of our in-house talent. Our work is grounded in respect for people and continuous improvement and we invite you to partner with us to further our mission.


    Salem Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.


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