Job Description

Security Officer


The Security Officer acts as the first responder to emergency situations. Makes regular tours to secure areas, provides customer service, mitigates sudden behavioral occurrences, deters crimes, checks for irregularities and inspects protection devices and fire control equipment. Assists in the enforcement of security/safety related regulations, and protects hospital patients, visitors, staff and property from hazardous conditions and/or criminal activities, including the potential for violence in the workplace.


  • Makes rounds, inside and outside of assigned areas investigating and documenting all unusual or suspicious incidents, initiating corrective action as appropriate.

  • Provides assistance to other security personnel, hospital employees, and escorts visitors to desired locations as necessary.

  • Observes and documents the non-conformance of policies and procedures including but not limited to the display of identification badges, fire, disaster, electrical, safety and infection control policies and procedures.

  • Accurately completes all required paperwork on a timely basis.

  • Demonstrates discretion in handling confidential information; maintains confidentiality of all employee, patient, visitor, physician, hospital and security related information.

  • Responds to calls from nursing and other hospital departments in a timely manner to assist in the management of disorderly patients and/or visitors and emergency codes.

  • Participates in emergency preparedness drill, education and planning to the extent described in system, operations and departmental policies.

  • Performs other duties as directed.



  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Valid Michigan chauffeur's license.

  • No criminal record/violations.

  • Driving record must be within the approved insurance company's regulations.


  • Associate Degree in Criminal Justice or a related safety/security field.

  • Two years of experience in a security/safety related position preferred.

  • Previous experience in health care industry.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Nicotine Testing - To provide a safe, healthy environment for our patients, employees and visitors, as of February 1, 2013 McLaren no longer hires individuals who use nicotine and will conduct nicotine testing during the pre-employment process. If the test is positive the offer will be rescinded. Individuals who test positive may re-apply for employment after six months.

Job: Maintenance/Security

Primary Location: Michigan-Petoskey-McLaren Northern Michigan

Organization NRT10-McLaren Northern MI-Hospital

Employee Status Regular

Shift Evening Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21002971

Company Info

Company Name
McLaren Health Care
Zip/Post Code