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Officer - PH Public Safety, Full-time, Rotating

Location Palos Heights, Illinois Business Unit Palos Hospital Job REQID P12946 Job Function Safety/Security/Infection Control Shift Rotating Apply Now
At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?


The Officer-PUBLIC SFTY reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines, and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

Patrols assigned areas of hospital properties, enforces and maintains visitor control, investigates all complaints of a security and safety nature, escorts employees and visitors as needed, monitors the hospital’s alarm systems and closed circuit television (CCTV) screens when needed, dispatches Public Safety staff as needed and/or notifies appropriate hospital personnel as necessary. Actively promotes a safe and secure environment for everyone.


High school graduate with some college preferred.  Previous health care security experience preferred.  Strong public relations skills and communication required.  Familiarity with CCTV and radio operations preferred.

Must be certified by the International Association for HealthCare Security and Safety (IAHSS) 40 hours Basic HealthCare Security Officer Course, must keep certification up to date.

Supervisory level certification from the IAHSS preferred.  Basic computer skill including but not limited to keyboarding, printing and saving information required.

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.
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