Dignity Health Security Officer in SAN BERNARDINO, California


Founded in 1910, Dignity Health - Community Hospital of San Bernardino is a 347-bed, acute care, nonprofit, community hospital located in San Bernardino, California. Known for its programs in maternity care and pediatrics, behavioral health and long-term subacute care for adults and children, the hospital also includes inpatient and outpatient surgery. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visitfor more information.


Position Summary:

The position of a Security Officer is to assure the physical security of buildings and grounds. Protect all employees, patients, visitors or others having legitimate business on hospital property from physical harm or loss of personal property. Protect the hospital's assets from fire, theft, damage, misuse, or conversion. Respond to emergency situations and establish effective perimeter control, crime scene management, and liaison with security officials. Proactively identify and resolve issues that pose a potential risk to hospital operations. Exercise mature judgment, sound reasoning and interpersonal skills. Dispatch and prioritize calls of service. Answer phones, send appropriate response to alarms and other situations, and monitor CCTV system. Maintain a courteous and tactful demeanor in dealings with employees, visitors, patients, and medical staff. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support Community Hospital of San Bernardino's strategic plan and the goals and direction of the quality improvement/process improvement activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One (1) year experience as a Security Officer involving extensive public contact or combination of this experience and military police or military security experience equivalent to one (1) year. Completion of IAHSS Basic Training for Healthcare Security Officer within 90 days of hire and maintained every three years;

  • Current Class C California Driver's License, DMV Printout with acceptable driving record,

  • Current California Guard Card, Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI), AHA-BLS within 3 months of hire are all required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Six (6) months experience as a Security Officer in a hospital or healthcare setting is preferred.

  • Completion of college level education courses in criminal justice is also preferred.


Six (6) months experience as a Security Officer involving extensive public contact. One (1) year experience as a Security Officer in a hospital or healthcare setting, prior law enforcement or military service preferred. ? Completion of IAHSS Basic Training for Healthcare Security Officer within 90 days of hire. ? CPR Training within 60 days of hire. ? Must be able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing. ? Must be able to speak English. ? Current Driver?s License issued by the State wherein the position is posted with satisfactory DMV report on file or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire. ? Current State issued Security Officer License, if applicable, showing no disciplinary actions. ? Workplace violence training annually

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Job ID 2018-47885

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Security

Hours / Pay Period 8

Facility Community Hospital of San Bernardino

Shift Varied


State/Province CA

Standard Hours 3-11PM