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UnityPoint Health Security Officer I in Rock Island, Illinois


The Security Officer provides a safe and secure environment for all of UnityPoint Health – Trinity properties. This role monitors hospital buildings and premises to prevent theft, vandalism, unauthorized intruders and protect patients, staffs and visitors. The Security Officer provides input in developing security procedures, which address the day to day physical security needs of Trinity Regional Health System.


  • Monitors the safety and security of the hospital through documented inspection tours and customer focused interactions

  • Patrol hospital buildings and premises to prevent fire, theft, vandalism and intruders.

  • Monitors the conduct of visitors on hospital premises and appropriately questions/escorts unauthorized persons as needed.

  • Perform investigations and reports safety and security violations as needed.

  • Monitor, manage and respond to hospital security systems such as cameras systems, panic alarms, access control systems, infant abduction systems and wandering systems.

  • Maintains a daily security log of all interactions. Creates incident reports and unusual occurrence reports when necessary.

Education: Minimum High School Graduate or GED Equivalent. International Association of Healthcare Safety and Security (IAHSS) Basic Certification preferred.

Experience: Military, Law Enforcement or Medical background preferred. Customer sevice or public relations experience preferred.

License(s)/Certification(s): Valid Driver's License and CPR Certification Required. The following certifications are required prior to employment or obtained within the first 6 months of employment:

  • Crisis Prevention Intervention

  • Patient Restraint and Seclusion

  • Handcuffs

  • Pepper Spray and JPX

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English, Multicultural sensitivity, Microsoft Office – basic computer skills,

Customer/patient focused required.

Other: Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position. Work may occasionally require travel to other UPH facilities. May drive a UPH vehicle, rental or own vehicle.

Requisition ID: 2021-100297

Street: 2701 17th St

Name: 6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity

Name: Safety & Security

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 1st 0700-1500

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