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CommonSpirit Health Security Officer Lead in PHOENIX, Arizona


Located conveniently in the heart ofis a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than125years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned,,,, and(which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services.St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

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Assist with the functions of physical and personal security and safety measures of members, patients, staff, and visitors/guests. Protects staff and property from theft or damage, or persons from hazards or interference, including the potential for violence in the workplace. Primary functions include responding to emergency situations at the assigned healthcare facility. Makes periodic tours to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire control equipment. Preserves orders and may enforce regulations pertaining to personnel, visitors/guests, and premises. Provides lead direction to Security Officers while on shift and performs other duties of a more responsible and demanding level, as defined by Dignity Health Security Department. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Dignity Health's Core Value and humankindness. The employee shall support Dignity Health's strategic plans and the goals and direction of the quality improvement/process improvement activities.

St. Joseph's COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER combines advanced technology with a dedicated staff to provide compassionate, individualized care for patients with cancer. Our physicians, researchers, oncology nurses and other clinical and professional staff are united in their goal of treating cancer at its earliest stages. Together, they comprise multidisciplinary teams that focus on specific diagnoses and treatments.

The Mission of the COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER is to provide excellence in cancer care to our oncology patients. Our Center's goals are to fulfill the individual needs of each cancer patient, provide hope for a cure, improve the quality of life for patients and their families, and to help patients and family members through the journey of cancer care. Our Center serves as a public focus of cancer care, education and research. St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center makes a difference by touching lives one by one while embracing the core values of the Sisters of Mercy - dignity, service, stewardship, justice and excellence.


  • Pension Plan

  • 403B retirement with company contribution

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision Plans with a no premium option available

  • Relocation Incentive for qualifying candidates

  • On-site Farmer’s Market

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee Wellness Program

  • Voluntary Benefits available



  • Six (6) months experience as a Security Officer involving extensive public contact

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Completion of IAHSS Basic Training for Healthcare Security Officer within 90 days of hire

  • American Heart Association CPR training within 60 days of hire

  • Workplace Violence training annually

  • Must be able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing

  • Must be able to speak English

  • Performs the duties of a Security Officer in accordance with post orders and Dignity Health company policy

  • Current Drivers License issued by the State wherein the position is posted with satisfactory DMV report on file or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire Current State issued Security Officer License, if applicable, showing no disciplinary actions


  • One (1) year experience as a Security Officer in a hospital or healthcare setting, prior law enforcement or military service

  • Completion of college level education courses in criminal justice

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Job ID 2020-134632

Employment Type Full Time

Department Security

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center

Shift Day

Standard Hours Sunday-Wednesday

Work Schedule 12 Hour