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Providence Health & Services On-Call Security Officer - Hood River in Hood River, Oregon


Providence is calling a Security Officer 1 (0.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, OR.

Please note this is an on-call schedule. There is no guarantee of hours and the hours will be variable with shifts including days, evening, nights, weekends, and holidays. As full time opportunities become available, preference will be given to on-call security officers who wish to move into a full time position, so this is a great opportunity to start your Security career with Providence!

In this position, you will:

  • Receive general direction from the Security Manager, Supervisor or Lead Security Officer.

  • Perform a variety of security protective duties to protect patients, visitors, staff, physicians, property and facilities from accidents, bodily harm, fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry.

  • Enforce Providence Health & Services (PH&S) facility and security policies and regulations.

  • Investigate reports of potential criminal conduct against PH&S staff, visitors, staff, and property.

  • Respond and assist in restraining patients, detains individuals when necessary or at the direction of a police officer.

  • Provide protective services to high risk areas.

  • Be required to support any Providence or affiliated organizations within the Oregon Region.


Security Officer 1 Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Valid driver's license with good driving record

  • State of Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) Private Security Professional Certification or temporary work permit upon start work date

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certified or obtained within 90 days of hire

  • Experience using personal computer with Microsoft applications

  • 21 years of age

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • College level course work in professionally related fields

  • Experience in a healthcare industry

  • 1 year of security/law enforcement experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Facilities Security

Location: Oregon-Hood River

Req ID: 231715