Providence Health & Services Security Officer in Kodiak, Alaska


Providence is calling a Security Officer (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift) at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center in Kodiak, Alaska.

The Security Officer performs all technical duties relative to maintaining a safe and secure environment.

In this position you will:

  • Maintain all aspects of Civil Law and order.

  • Conduct patrols of the buildings and parking areas with emphasis on client and staff safety.

  • Control parking access for patients using various enforcement techniques including interaction with law enforcement agencies.

  • Work to insure walkways and entrance are clear of ice and snow during times of inclement weather.

  • Respond to all "CODE" requests and incidents appropriately per hospital and departmental policy and procedures.

  • Be responsible for situations/incidents encountered while on duty and follow through to conclusion.

  • Support organization fire prevention efforts, coordination and conducting of fire drills, first response to fire alarms and other measures related to the fire and life safety plan.

  • Conduct safety inspections in assigned areas and maintains awareness of safety deficiencies while on duty.

  • Be responsible for maintaining safe response capability for HAZ-MAT and other immediate safety-threatening situations, to achieve containment and isolation of the threat, including ordering of evacuation of areas.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or the ability to obtain certification within 90 days of hire

  • Physical ability to rapidly respond to emergent situations

  • Ability to restrain and control large patients in order to protect other patients and/or staff

  • Ability to work in cold, inclement weather for extended periods of time using snow and ice removal equipment

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years of experience in hospital security, other related security, or a related investigative field

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors to Kodiak Island. This critical access hospital features 25 acute beds including 4 birthing suites and 2 ICU beds. Rated #1 in the Providence System for patient satisfaction, we work closely with the interdisciplinary team to assure quality treatment and outcomes for our patients. In addition, our Elder House has 19 long term care beds. With emphasis on evidence based practice our staff strives to create a quality health care experience for each patient- one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork. We proudly support the educational development of staff and provide onsite career development for staff members.

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Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Security

Location: Alaska-Kodiak

Req ID: 158658