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Healthcare Security Officer 





At Universal Protection Service, as a Hospital Security Officer, you will provide unarmed, uniformed security, including but not limited to: 


  • Foot, Shuttle or company vehicle patrol of interior and exterior areas of assigned locations
  • Observe and report suspicious activities and persons
  • Write detailed narrative reports and maintain daily activity reports (DARs)
  • Enforce rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and respond to emergency situations requiring security assistance
  • Respond to emergency situations requiring security assistance
  • Access control through an admittance process
  • Screen visitors and client employees in an efficient manner in order to expedite or bar their admittance to the Healthcare Facility
  • Check for  unsafe conditions, hazards, unlocked doors, security violations, and unauthorized persons
  • Working knowledge of computers
  • Strong public relations skills
  • Candidates must be neat in appearance and present a positive public image
  • Previous experience providing private security in a healthcare setting is highly advantageous.

Universal Protection Service recognizes and rewards your commitment to excellence.  Our security officers enjoy advancement opportunities.  401K, a variety of medical, dental and vision options, holiday pay, training and development, and On-The-Spot recognition programs.

Position Requirements

Requirements for this position include the following:


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be able to distinguish between standard colors
  • As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test.
  • Candidates Must Also possess a Valid Drivers with no more than 4 points, Have Reliable Transportation and a Working Telephone
  • Must display exceptional customer service and communication skills.
  • Intermediate computer skills to utilize innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites.

Essential Physical and Mental Functions

  • Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)
  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift
  • Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties
  • Occasionally lift or carry up to 50 pounds
  • Run as needed
  • Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks
  • Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination
  • Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones
  • Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat;
  • Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments
  • Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines
  • Must be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting; may require computer skills
  • Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions
  • Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)


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