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Providence Health & Services Security Officer in Centralia, Washington


Providence is calling a Security Officer (0.0 FTE, Variable Shift) to the Security at Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, WA.

The security officer's will help protect hospital people, property, information and reputation. The officer will carry out his/her duties by adhering to the highest standards of ethical and moral conduct, act in the best interest of the hospital, and fully support the mission, vision and core values of Providence Centralia Hospital.

In this position you will:

  • Provide a safe and secure environment for persons and property

  • Perform rounds, patrolling all buildings, parking lots and grounds

  • Report or correct hazardous or unsafe conditions

  • Respond to requests to contact unruly or suspicious individuals

  • Know and follow the use of force continuum

  • Become proficient in verbal de-escalation skills

  • Physically detain, restrain, or disarm individuals as necessary

  • Respond to code calls and emergency situations

  • Assist patients and visitors when appropriate

  • Provide vehicle assistance

  • Safely and effectively operate all Security related equipment and designated hospital equipment

  • Comply with and enforce all applicable laws, regulations and organization expectations

  • Assist in providing for safe and secure environment

  • Advise Security leadership on matters pertaining to hospital safety and security

  • Coordinate transfers with deceased patients

  • Demonstrates ability to work with patients, managers and clients of various age groups


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Conducted Electrical Weapon (CEW) Taser Certification within seven (7) days of hire (TASER)

  • Healthcare Defensive Tactics System (HDTS) Certification within seven (7) days of hire

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS) certification within first three (3) months of employment

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills

  • Be able to write clearly, concisely and correctly

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Customer service experience

  • Security, law enforcement or corrections officer experience

  • Verbal communication skills including de-escalation

  • Physical control and restraint skills

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington is a 127-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing emergency, diagnostic, cancer, birthing and surgical services. It consistently receives high scores on accreditation surveys by the Joint Commission, the Washington Department of Health and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, 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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Facilities Security

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 306735