Security Officer, Research

Job ID 2021-40705
Area of Interest
Security & Safety/Risk Mgmt
Location Name
Jack R MacDonald Building
FTE/Hours per pay period
0.4 FTE (32 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
Regular
Department
Research Security
Shift
Day/Evening/Night Shift
Primary Location : City
Seattle
Primary Location : State/Province
WA

About Us

Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s – to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.  Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

 

As one of the nation's top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children's Research Institute is dedicated to providing hope, care, and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.

 

Our investigators are involved in hundreds of projects that cover every phase of research, from studying how diseases work to improving investigational therapies. They have pioneered groundbreaking cystic fibrosis treatments and cutting-edge cancer therapies that help a child's immune system defeat cancer, and made other major contributions to pediatric medicine. 

 

Researchers work in close collaboration with one another, their colleagues at partner institutions including the University of Washington and Fred Hutch and our healthcare providers at Seattle Children's Hospital, one of U.S. News & World Report’s top children's hospitals. This collaboration is one of our key strengths, allowing our faculty to draw on a variety of disciplines and techniques as they pursue solutions to some of medicine's most complex problems.

 

We are committed to not only treating disease but to eliminating it. Help us achieve our vision of being a worldwide leader in pediatric research aimed to improve the health and well-being of children. If you are interested in a challenging career aimed at groundbreaking research, Seattle Children's Research Institute is the place for you.

Overview

Provide a safe environment by maintaining a physical presence, identifying, reporting and documenting hazards and concerns, conducting active security/environmental assessments, screening visitors, utilizing non-violent crisis intervention methods to de-escalate disruptive individuals. Additionally, responding to requests for service, equipment and or building alarms, emergencies and disasters. Exemplify Seattle Children’s Research dedication to Hope, Care and Cure. Compassionately deliver exceptional customer service to patients, families, visitors, and staff. Provide and support the Hospital’s delivery of superior family-centered patient care, Research’s advancement of new discoveries and pediatric treatments and the Foundation’s charitable donor programs, boutiques and events.

The Security Officer is also responsible for identifying, documenting and communicating safety and risk issues that may impact the operation and reputation of the organization. The role will perform a variety of security, safety and service support activities as delegated by the management team including but not limited to: service call (SC), entrance coordination (SEC), security operations center support (SOCS), off-site security support (OSS), lot patrol (LP) guest services (GS), special events support (SES).

 

PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION IS .4 PERCENTAGE OF FULL TIME (32 hours bi-weekly)

Requirements

Required Education/Experience:
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- At least years (3) years of security service or customer service experience OR Associate degree and two (2) years of customer service experience
- Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NCI) training program within 90 days

Required Credentials:
- CPR certification within 90 days of hire

Preferred:
- Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field
- International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) Basic exam completion
- Advanced computer skills and knowledge
- Experience working in healthcare environment
- Exceptional customer service experience
- Per the driver's license requirement noted below, must have a driving record acceptable to Risk Management
- Safe driver certification within 6 months of hire

 

In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Children’s requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18th.

Covid-19 Vaccination

In accordance with Washington state law, Seattle Children’s requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All offers are contingent and your vaccine status will be verified at onboarding.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

 

The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

 

Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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