Job Description

Posted Date: 4/25/2019

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Healthcare Security Officer (HSO)

Salt Lake & Utah Counties, UT


About PalAmerican Security

As one of North America’s largest and fastest-growing security companies, PalAmerican takes great pride in providing a positive working environment unmatched in the industry. Here, you can be part of a team that will recognize your talents and support your growth. From industry-leading training to our philosophy of promoting from within, we are committed to helping you achieve your career goals as you build transferable skills and enhance your personal and professional development.

We recognize the complexity inherent to healthcare security as opposed to other security business lines: we built, and continue to evolve, our security programs around this specialization. Our patient-centric approach, along with our leading healthcare training program gives PalAmerican the edge to focus on meeting the specific requirements of our clients within each unique hospital, health system or State.

Job Skills / Requirements

PalAmerican is currently looking for a Healthcare Security Officer to serve at one of our major healthcare facilities. Our Healthcare Security Officers are responsible for maintaining the security and safety of the hospital community which includes hospital staff, patients and visitors. The Healthcare Security Officer serves as a visible deterrent to illegal activities on hospital property while positively contributing to the overall patient experience by exuding a customer service approach. Our Healthcare Security Officers also provide an empathetic approach to safely managing patient aggression and provide supervision for at-risk patients in the hospital environment.

PalAmerican offers a comprehensive benefits package, for full-time employees, that may include: medical, dental and vision benefits plus paid time off, life insurance, referral bonuses and a terrific employee discount program.

This job reports to the Site Supervisor.

Required Qualifications of the Security Officer:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check and Drug screen and re-screening as necessary
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain any applicable licenses or certifications
  • Must be able to stand and/or walk for an entire work shift, move or lift objects up to 80 lbs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing

Desired Qualification of the Healthcare Security Officer:

Previous work experience in healthcare and or with the public in a service setting.

High School Diploma/GED

IAHSS, FEMA, & Crisis Management Certifications (Any)

Additional Information / Benefits:

PalAmerican Security is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

EOE/ADA/Drug Free/Tobacco Free Work Place

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays

Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check

DO NOT APPLY HERE. Your application will not be reviewed.

To apply for one of our career opportunities and learn more about PalAmerican Security, please visit us on the web at

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