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Providence Security Officer I in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Security Officer (Security, Variables, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. 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.

In this position you will:

  • Follow and maintain a working knowledge of current department policies, standard operating procedures, and Spokane Municipal Codes

  • Patrol assigned area including hospital units, clinics, Providence property and adjacent areas on foot or in a vehicle to deter criminal activity, to detect unauthorized activity and to identify needs for assistance

  • Accurately complete reports including case/incident reports, accident reports, property slips and others documents in accordance with Security Services policies

  • Investigate thefts, shortages and other complaints involving potential criminal misconduct; notifies appropriate law enforcement agencies and detains suspicious individuals when authorized; participates in subsequent court proceedings as required.

  • Maintain accountability for valuables/property and forms of evidence

  • Use security equipment to detect inappropriate or illegal behaviors Promptly reports any system malfunctions

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


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record

  • 1 year of Law Enforcement/Security/Military or two years of work experience in a healthcare setting, or related college coursework deemed relevant to position.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice, History or English.

  • Prior experience in healthcare setting

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Providence Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

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: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Facilities Security

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 277079