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Public Safety Officer- PH Public Safety, Part-Time, Days

Location Palos Heights, Illinois Business Unit Palos Hospital Job REQID 61573 Job Function Safety/Security/Infection Control Shift Day Job (1st) 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?

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  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $6,000 Student Loan Repayment ($3,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay


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.

This position is part-time, 40 hours per pay period, day shift, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with alternating weekends and holidays.


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 within 6 months of hire, 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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