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Providence Health & Services Security Officer in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Security Officer ( Security , Variables, 1.0 FTE) 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.

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.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Valid Alaska Driver's License

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

  • Non Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) certification and Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosal Training (OCAT) must be obtained within first six months of employment and maintained current thereafter.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 3 years experience in security -or- 1 year experience in healthcare security

  • Qualification in weaponry of various types, including handguns and chemical gasses

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 a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: 260700