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Providence Health & Services Security Officer *1.0/Variable* in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Security Officer (Security, Variable Shift, 1.0 FTE - 40 hours per week) to Providence Alaska Medical Center 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.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern system.

In this position you will:

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

  • QUANTITY: Maintain all aspects of Civil Law and order. Conduct walking patrols of buildings with emphasis on theft and vandalism prevention and customer relations. Conduct 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: Respond to incidents appropriately, as per hospital and departmental policy and procedures. Respond to requests for service.

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

  • SAFETY & TRAINING: Respond appropriately to all fire emergencies and drills. Maintain vigilance for safety deficiencies during the course of normal duties. Assist with helicopter operations at the heliport. Respond to hazardous material spills; secures, assesses and, if appropriate, cleans up same per all applicable regulations. Attend required training.

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

  • Complete 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 qualifications for this position include:

  • 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.

  • Complete Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosal Training (OCAT) within 90 days of employment.

  • Complete ICS Level 100, 200, 300 and 700 courses within 1 year of employmen.

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

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 3 years experience in security or military

  • 1 year experience in healthcare security

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

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: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Facilities Security

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 331890