Security Officer

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This position monitors premises, facilities and other areas to prevent theft, violence and infractions of rules. Secures and protects facility in case of fires, natural disasters or other hazardous events. Responds to code calls and provides assistance with the monitoring of patients of concern.


  1. *Patrols hospital premises in an effort to prevent fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry. Regularly examines doors, windows and gates for security and to identify suspicious activity.
  2. *Interacts with hospital staff of all divisions. Escorts personnel, patients and/or visitors to and from specific locations on foot or in patrol vehicle as requested.
  3. *Responds to emergency alarms and code situations and minimizes unsafe conditions. Assists in crowd control and evacuation of hospital as required and in compliance with organizational guidelines.
  4. *Composes reports and documents interactions as required by standard operating guidelines.
  5. *Serves as a liaison between the hospital and local law enforcement.
  6. *Maintains a thorough knowledge of hospital floor plan/premises including all normal and emergency entry and exit points. Performs lockdown of areas as assigned.
  7. *Investigates and reports signs of damage or unlawful activity via written/verbal communication to the appropriate authority. Documents actions/results of all security activity.
  8. *Confronts unauthorized or suspicious individuals for questioning and detainment. Calls for local police as appropriate.
  9. *Ensures parking-lot security, verifies parking placards for authorized parking, maintains consistent presence in parking areas and regularly examines incoming and outgoing vehicles for suspicious activity.
  10. *Participates in other security/safety functions as requested to include, but not limited to; trainings and drills.

   11. Drives the ground ambulance as required and transports documents and/or money as necessary.


  1. Minimum of one (1) year’s previous security or law enforcement experience preferred.
  2. Must meet Montana State Security Officer licensing requirements and successfully obtain license within thirty (30) days of hire.
  3. Current MT driver license required.
  4. Must possess a good driving record clear of moving violations in the past five (5) years and no major driving offenses (DUI, etc.).
  5. Healthcare Provider CPR certification required.
  6. Experience and/or training in a Health Care environment preferred.
  7. Knowledge and understanding of basic security and fire inspection procedures.
  8. Experience working with Microsoft standard business applications preferred.


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