Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics

  • Security Officer - Unscheduled

    Job Locations US-OR-Salem
    ID 2019-3622
    Position Type
    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.


    Do you have a strong passion for helping others? Are you calm under moments of pressure? Do you thrive in a team working environment? If you answered yes to all three of these questions, you might be an outstanding fit with our Salem Health Security team.


    As a Security Officer with Salem Health you will be asked to promote a positive environment that is safe and secure for patients, visitors and staff.  You will also provide security services to protect the interest and property of Salem Health from criminal activity or loss.  You will oversee parking to ensure a smooth flow of vehicle and foot traffic for all patients, visitors, staff and members of the public in and around the environment of care.  You will provide physical intervention and restraint as appropriate to protect a person from harming themselves or others.


    Building Rounds- Rounds an assigned area of multi block campus on foot to ensure personal, 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.


    Campus Patrols- Actively patrols assigned area including garages and other parking areas for parking infractions and checks for suspicious activity. Issues warnings for infractions of Hospital parking policy.


    Calls for Service- 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 ProACT – Professional Assault Crisis Training.


    Investigation- 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.


    Incident Reporting- 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. 



    You may be an ideal fit if you:


    • Possess a current and valid Oregon driver’s license with a good driving record.
    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • Relevant experience in security, law enforcement or military police work is preferred.
    • Experience in healthcare security highly preferred.

    Licenses/Certifications/Registration Required or Must Be Obtained:

    • DPSST unarmed certification preferred or obtained within one (1) month of hire.
    • ProACT certification obtained within three (3) months of hire.
    • BLS Healthcare Provider certification from the American Heart Association required within three (3) months of hire.
    • NIMS HICS 100, 200 and 700 on-line certificates obtained within one (1) year of hire.
    • Must possess a current and valid Oregon driver’s license with a good driving record.



    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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