Security Officer - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description:
Protects and safeguards patients, staff, other persons, assets and facilities within Essentia Health. Responsibilities include patrolling the healthcare environment to deter criminal activity, identify hazards, prevent incidents and safety accidents, detect and detain perpetrators and mitigate losses from the impact of incidents. Responding to emergencies, alarms, disasters, and threatening situations with violent, dangerous or combative persons are also primary job responsibilities. Will enforce medical campus rules and takes action to maintain order and prevent disruption or interference with medical center operations.
Education Qualifications:

Currently we have the following shifts open:

  • 12 hour Day shift

  • 8 Hour Nights (4p-Midnight)

  • Casual (any shifts)

Your availability/preference would be discussed upon scheduled phone screen.


18 years of age or older

High school diploma or its equivalent

Licensure/Certification Qualifications:

Certification/Licensure Required:

  • Completion of the Basic Training for Healthcare Security Officers from the International Association of Healthcare Safety and Security within 1 year of hire and renewal is not required.

  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 3 months of hire.

  • Completes de-escalation training within 5 months of hire if no previous de-escalation training or has not had a de-escalation training/refresher within past 3 calendar years.

  • Must meet the driving requirements and criteria acceptable to Essentia Health's insurer.

Our Benefits are exceptional and Include:

  • Generous Paid Personal Leave: Ensuring you have time to refresh and recharge.

  • 401(k) Savings Plan: Contribute to your future, with an annual matching contribution from Essentia Health.

  • Insurance Protection: Multiple options for life and disability coverage to keep you and your family safeguarded.

  • Invest in Your Education: Our tuition reimbursement program is designed to fuel your professional growth.

  • Supporting Families: Experience seamless adoption processes with our adoption assistance program.

  • Thrive with Our Wellness Program: Prioritizing your well-being in all aspects of life.

  • Competitive Paid Time Off (PTO): Because work-life balance matters.

  • Celebrate More: Enjoy extra time off during paid holidays and only occasional weekends worked.

  • Comprehensive Health Coverage: Choose from a variety of plans, including PPO and High Deductible healthcare options, complemented by dental insurance.

Apply now and help us continue to raise the bar in patient care!


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Effective December 1, 2019: Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer assessment, including a urine drug screen, immunization review, proof of required vaccinations, and background check. Essentia Health is committed to maintaining a work environment free from the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol.

Essentia Health EEO:
Essentia Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.