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Providence Health & Services Security Officer in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Security Officer ( Security , Variable Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Maintain all aspects of Civil Law and order.

  • Conduct walking patrols of buildings with emphasis on theft and vandalism prevention and customer relations.

  • Conduct walking and vehicle patrols of all parking areas with emphasis on theft and vandalism prevention and controlling parking access for patients using various enforcement techniques, including citations and towing.

  • Respond to incidents appropriately, as per hospital and departmental policy and procedures.

  • Take responsibility for situations encountered and follows through to conclusion or until relieved.

  • Respond appropriately to all fire emergencies and drills.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Valid Alaska Driver's License.

  • BLS and HAZWOPER must be obtained within the first year of employment, and maintained current thereafter.

  • Non Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) certification and Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosal Training (OCAT) must be obtained within first six months of employment and maintained current thereafter.

  • Ability to restrain and control large patients, in order to protect the patient or other patients and staff

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 3 years’ experience as a security officer

  • 1 year experience working in healthcare security

  • Qualification in weaponry of various types, including handguns and chemical gasses.

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Facilities Security

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 251310