Dignity Health

  • Security Officer

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Per Diem
    Hours / Pay Period
    Community Hospital of San Bernardino
    Standard Hours
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Founded in 1910, Dignity Health - Community Hospital of San Bernardino is a 347-bed, acute care, nonprofit, community hospital located in San Bernardino, California.  Known for its programs in maternity care and pediatrics, behavioral health and long-term subacute care for adults and children, the hospital also includes inpatient and outpatient surgery.  The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/san-bernardino for more information.


    Position Summary:


    The position of a Security Officer is to assure the physical security of buildings and grounds.


    • Protect all employees, patients, visitors or others having legitimate business on hospital property from physical harm or loss of personal property.
    • Protect the hospital's assets from fire, theft, damage, misuse, or conversion.
    • Respond to emergency situations and establish effective perimeter control, crime scene management, and liaison with security officials.
    • Proactively identify and resolve issues that pose a potential risk to hospital operations.
    • Exercise mature judgment, sound reasoning and interpersonal skills.
    • Dispatch and prioritize calls of service.
    • Answer phones, send appropriate response to alarms and other situations, and monitor CCTV system.
    • Maintain a courteous and tactful demeanor in dealings with employees, visitors, patients, and medical staff.
    • This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health.
    • It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values.
    • The employee shall support Community Hospital of San Bernardino's strategic plan and the goals and direction of the quality improvement/process improvement activities. 



    Minimum Qualifications:


    • One (1) year experience as a Security Officer involving extensive public contact or combination of this experience and military police or military security experience equivalent to one (1) year.
    • Completion of IAHSS Basic Training for Healthcare Security Officer within 90 days of hire and maintained every three years; Current Class C California Driver's License, DMV Printout with acceptable driving record, Current California Guard Card, Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI), AHA-BLS within 3 months of hire are all required.


    Preferred Qualifications:


    • Six (6) months experience as a Security Officer in a hospital or healthcare setting is preferred.
    • Completion of college level education courses in criminal justice is also preferred.


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