Dignity Health Security Officer in NORTHRIDGE, California


Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California. The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley. As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers. Visitfor more information.



Northridge Hospital Medical Center

The PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER conducts an on-going patrol of all hospital areas with special emphasis towards the observation of thefts, fires, hazardous conditions, and vandalism. Conducts investigations of crimes and other incidents and completes Incident Reports. Responds to calls for service and provides escorts for employees, visitors, and patients.



  • HS diploma/GED required

  • One (1) year working experience, including a minimum of 6 months hospital security experience, military/police training or equivalent

  • ASP Tactical Baton training preferred. IAHSS Certification preferred

  • Valid California Drivers License, current Guard Card, Baton permit and Pepper Spray/Tear Gas permit required. Knowledge of computer programs (Microsoft Office).

  • Must have a minimum of one year working experience including a minimum of six months hospital security experience, military/police training or equivalent

  • Must have ASP Tactical Baton training, IAHSS Certification

  • Decon/HazMat response training, workplace violence intervention training, basic understanding of California Laws

  • Basic knowledge of using a PC and Microsoft Office applications. Must have valid California Drivers License

  • California Guard Card, California Baton Permit

  • California Pepper Spray Permit, AHA CPR/BLS certification, CPI (within 90 days of hire), IAHSS Basic (or higher) Certification (within 6 months of hire or transfer)

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Job ID 2017-36819

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Security

Hours / Pay Period 8

Facility Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours 0600-1430