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Security Officer (Casual, As Needed)

Job ID: R029406

Primary Location: Duluth, Minnesota

Building Location
47590 Security

Job Description:
Protects and safeguards patients, staff, other persons, assets and facilities within Essentia Health. Responsibilities include patrolling the healthcare environment to deter criminal activity, identify hazards, prevent incidents and safety accidents, detect and detain perpetrators and mitigate losses from the impact of incidents. Responding to emergencies, alarms, disasters, and threatening situations with violent, dangerous or combative persons are also primary job responsibilities. Will enforce medical campus rules and takes action to maintain order and prevent disruption or interference with medical center operations.

Education Qualifications:

Must possess one or more of the following:
Associates Degree or higher in any discipline
Service in the active military, military reserves or National Guard
Service in auxiliary police or police cadets (police internship included)
Minimum one year of security experience

Minimum six months behavioral health experience

Licensure/Certification Qualifications:

Completion of the Basic Training for Healthcare Security Officers from the International Association of Healthcare Safety and Security within 1 year of hire and renewal is not required.

Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 3 months of hire.

Completes de-escalation training within 5 months of hire if no previous de-escalation training or has not had a de-escalation training/refresher within past 3 calendar years.

Must meet the driving requirements and criteria acceptable to Essentia Health's insurer. (This requirement does not apply to those in casual or temporary status).

Shift Rotation
Day/Night Rotation
Shift Start Time
Shift End Time
Call Obligation

Effective December 1, 2019: Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer assessment, including a urine drug screen, immunization review, and background check. Essentia Health is committed to maintaining a work environment free from the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol.

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