Security Officer-83502

Security Services-83501
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Full Time (72+ hours per pay period)
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At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner.  Watch what happens when we combine our deep understanding of the community’s health needs with OHSU’s leadership in healthcare innovation.


Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier health care providers, including 3rd Healthiest Employer in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 5th straight Gold Plus from the American Heart Association, and #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.


Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference.  In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate!  Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard.  Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!

Summary of Duties

Under the immediate supervision of the Security Supervisor, the Security Officer identifies crime, security and safety risks in and around Tuality facilities and initiates appropriate action to remove or reduce those risks.  He/she also protects and assists all patients, visitors and employees.  Must wear bullet-proof vest while on duty.  Must be DPSST certified or eligible.

Hiring Competencies

1.      Education:  High school diploma or equivalent and two or more years experience in the field of law enforcement and/or security (hospital security preferred).

2.      Must be DPSST certified or eligible.

3.      Demonstrates the ability to read, analyze and interpret security reports, security periodicals, technical procedures, procedure manuals or government regulations.

4.      Demonstrates the ability to write detailed reports and pas on log entries.

5.      Demonstrates the ability to effectively respond to the general public.

6.      Becomes familiar with applicable federal, state and local regulations.

7.      Demonstrates the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

8.      Demonstrates the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

9.      Demonstrates the ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

10.    Uses effective communication skills.

11.    Personal appearance makes a good first impression.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Additional Posting Information

Tuality Healthcare believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. Recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, working conditions, training, and compensation will be based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, creed, national origin, marital status, family relationship, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. We further commit ourselves to continuing the practical application of this policy in our daily business conduct.


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