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Security Officer (Owatonna Hospital)

Requisition #

45106BR

Physical Location

Owatonna, Minnesota

Posted Date

08-Jan-2019

Dept. Name

West Region Security

Hours Per Week

0

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

The Commons, located in Minneapolis, is the headquarters of Allina Health, a not-for-profit health care organization serving patients and communities. Approximately 1,600 corporate and administrative service employees work at offices within Midtown Exchange, the site of the historic Sears retail complex at Chicago Avenue and E. Lake Street. This community landmark, adjacent to the campus of Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health, is the second largest building in Minnesota and includes offices, an internationally themed public market and residential units.

 

Responsibilities

Req ID: 45106
  • Responds to all emergencies within the hospital campus
  • Performs patrols and escorts on hospital property
  • Investigates calls for service and prepares written reports
  • Staffs the Communications center
  • Enforces criminal ordinances and makes physical arrests
  • Enforces administrative rules
  • Serves as a department liaison to hospital, department, and other customers
  • Equipment usage

Education

  • High school graduate or GED required
  • Two years post secondary education, or currently enrolled in a security, law enforcement, or criminal justice undergraduate degree program preferred
  • If no degree, must have 1-year experience in security, law enforcement, military police or related field

Qualification/Skills

Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must
  • Basic office computer skills required
  • Knowledge of verbal and physical de-escalation, use of force continuum and arrest laws preferred
  • Must be in good physical condition and able to walk and stand for extended periods
  • Employees must be able to make decisions and act independently without direct supervision when making enforcement decisions and in meeting emergencies

Licensure/Certifications

  • Current, valid drivers license
  • POST Skills completed, International Association of Hospital Safety and Security (Basic), First Responder, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), or OSHA first responder certifications preferred
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFI), Physical Security Professional (PSP), Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), a plus

Work Schedule

This position is a casual (on-call) Security Officer position with primary responsibility to Owatonna Hospital. Hours are based on need. Allina Security- Owatonna is a 24/7 Department and as such the incumbent may be asked to work Day, Evening, and Night shifts, including weekdays and weekends.

Location/Community Information

Owatonna, located 45 minutes from Rochester and the Metropolitan area of Minneapolis/St. Paul, is ranked as the #2 small town in America with excellent schools, pleasant neighborhoods, and a variety of recreational activities. The Kaplan Woods Parkway offers 225 acres for hiking, biking, jogging, swimming, fishing and canoeing. The Owatonna Arts Center, Little Theatre of Owatonna and the Sculpture Garden are available if your love is music and the arts. Owatonna is home to more than 40 industrial firms. There are both public and private schools plus post-secondary and higher education programs. Owatonna provides the best of both worlds; a supportive and safe environment, affordable cost of living, outstanding school system, and easy access to all the amenities of big cities.

Owatonna:

  • Located 45 minutes from Rochester, Mankato and the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area
  • Population = 25,000
  • Service Area = 60,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

45106BR
Safety / Security / Parking