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Virginia Mason Medical Security Officer - Main Campus in Seattle, Washington

JOB DESCRIPTION Job Number: 210334 Department: Security Hours: 3:45pm to 12:15amFull Time - evening shiftVirginia Mason the Security Officer provides a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, and staff of the Medical Center, provides protection of property, and curtails criminal activity through visible deterrents.Located in Seattle, WA, Virginia Mason is an internationally recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care. With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes our recognition as a Leapfrog Top Hospital of the Decade; Virginia Mason offers you the opportunity to partner with exceptionally talented peers at every level.You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters... your patients.Qualifications:High school diploma or GED required.Basic certification through the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) required within three months of position entry; Advanced certification required within six months of position entry.Also required is a demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team.Strong problem solving ability, willingness to challenge individuals and defuse situations in a polite and professional manner. Must be willing to work directly with those in a crisis situation.Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds, and the ability to remain courteous and considerate while working in a demanding and stressful situation.Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, and have a valid Washington State Driver's License with a five-year clean driving record, for auto liability coverage through Virginia Mason Medical Center.Preferred: 2 years uniformed officer or guard experience in a healthcare setting or an Associate's degree in Criminal Justice.Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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