Virginia Mason Medical Center Security Officer - Main Campus in Seattle, Washington

Job Number: 183055

Department: Security

Hours: W-F 8-430; S/S 4pm-12am

Day/Eve Split - Wednesday - Sunday - At Virginia Mason the Security Officer provides a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, and staff of the Medical Center, provides protection of property, and curtails criminal activity through visible deterrents.


  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • Basic certification through the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) required within three months of position entry; Advanced certification required within six months of position entry.

  • Also required is a demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

  • Strong problem solving ability, willingness to challenge individuals and defuse situations in a polite and professional manner. Must be willing to work directly with those in a crisis situation.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds, and the ability to remain courteous and considerate while working in a demanding and stressful situation.

  • Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, and have a valid Washington State Driver's License with a five-year clean driving record, for auto liability coverage through Virginia Mason Medical Center.

Preferred: 2 years uniformed officer or guard experience in a healthcare setting or an Associate's degree in Criminal Justice.

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Virginia Mason Medical Center is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Virginia Mason provides healthcare without regard to race, color, religion (creed), sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin (ancestry) or disability. Disability Accommodation: To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Recruiting Offices at 866-422-2275 (voice) or 206-515-5891 (fax). Virginia Mason makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance as possible.