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Providence Security Officer - Providence Extended Care in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Security Officer (Commons Building, Variable Shift, 0.5 FTE) to Providence Extended Care 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.

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In this position you will:

  • TEAMWORK: Supports other members by the performance of other duties supporting hospital and departmental functions, including Nursing, Safety, Emergency management and Facilities. Responds to all Codes; acts as primary responder for medical codes not on the units. Assists directly with patients, including but not limited to lifting, holding, restraining, undressing assistance, general attending and potentially violent patients.

  • QUANTITY: Maintains all aspects of Civil Law and order. Conducts walking patrols of buildings with emphasis on theft and vandalism prevention and customer relations. Conducts 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.

  • QUALITY: Responds to incidents appropriately, as per hospital and departmental policy and procedures. Responds to requests for service. Timely, accurate and detailed incident reporting.

  • SERVICE: Takes responsibility for situations encountered and follows through to conclusion or until relieved. May conduct interviews and investigations in criminal matters pertaining to crimes committed on the campus. Maintains confidentiality of all information relating to patients, medical staff, and as appropriate, other sensitive information.

  • SAFETY & TRAINING: Responds appropriately to all fire emergencies and drills. Maintains vigilance for safety deficiencies during the course of normal duties. Assists with helicopter operations at the heliport. Responds to hazardous material spills; secures, assesses and, if appropriate, cleans up same per all applicable regulations. Attends required training. Must have experience with various computer programs, databases and Microsoft Office Programs. Must have basic technical and document writing skills.

  • TECHNICAL: Demonstrates knowledge of weaponry, including gun safety involving various actions, unloading mechanisms and techniques. Demonstrates knowledge of managing difficult persons, using verbal de-escalation skills and safe physical management techniques.

  • Completes initial and annual Competency Plan for assigned job and department.

  • Liaisons with Medical Examiners, Coroners and Funeral Homes escorting and authorizing the release of deceased and their belongings in accordance with regulations and organizational policies.

  • Liaisons with law enforcement, fire department, emergency medical services, public relations and other stakeholders to ensure appropriate assistance is provided and threats are identified and appropriately communicated.


Required qualification for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Obtain a valid Alaska Drivers License in accordance with Alaska statute

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

  • Control Tactics/De-escalation certification within 90 days of employment or as training schedule permits and maintained current thereafter

  • Taser certification within 90 days of employment or as training schedule permits and maintained current thereafter

  • Must complete Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosal Training (OCAT) within 90 days of employment

  • Must complete ICS Level 100, 200, 300 and 700 courses within 1 year of employment

  • Must complete International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) Security Officer Basic Level Certification within 1 year of employment

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • 3 years experience in security, or in military

  • 1 year experience in healthcare security

About Our Community

Providence Extended Care at the Cottages is located on a campus that includes eight cottages and a Commons Building. The Cottages are home to 96 residents. The Commons Building includes the facility reception area, Resident Bank, Gift Shop, Rehabilitation Therapies, Chapel, Supplies, Plant Services, Dietary, Support Services, Staff Development, Administration offices and Conference Rooms. The Cottages bear the names of Alaskan rivers and are arranged in alphabetical order along Compassion Circle.

Each cottage is a home that contains 12 private bedrooms/baths situated around a warm, inviting hearth and living area. An open kitchen allows residents and guests to enjoy the aromas and happenings of a kitchen, just like home. Each Cottage includes a Den along with a Spa and beauty/barber shop station. A patio off the dining area provides easy access to the outdoors and gardening opportunities. Large windows in the living area provide views for all to enjoy.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Facilities Security

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 277298