Legacy Health

Safety/Security Associate Officer

Job Location Good Samaritan Medical Ctr campus
Position Status Regular Full-Time
Requisition ID
Avg Hours Per Week
Pay Range
USD $19.45/Hr. - USD $27.81/Hr.
FLSA Status
Work Days
Variable schedule + call/standby, weekends & holidays required
Shift Length
Shift Start Time
05:00 AM
Shift End Time
5:30 PM


A large part of the care we offer at Legacy involves making our patients, visitors and staff feel safe. That sense of security sets the tone for a positive experience. As an Associate Safety/Security Officer, you will help to provide that sense of safety within the boundaries of Legacy Health; extend courteous assistance as an informational resource; and ensure the security of buildings, equipment and other assets located on our property. You may also be required to observe behavioral health patients or staff a desk position. If you’re ready to be part of a community focused on making life better for others, we’d like to hear from you.


Are you looking for a Safety/Security opportunity with a different schedule or at another Legacy Health location?  Please click here to see a list of other openings.


The Safety/Security Associate Officer monitors the safety and security of patients, employees, visitors, and physicians within the boundaries of Legacy Health and aids customers as an informational resource; monitors the safety and security of all property to include buildings, equipment and other assets located on Legacy Health property.


The Safety/Security Associate Officer will be assigned to guard or observe areas or objects and will not be involved in making arrests, unloading aircraft, restraining patients or other duties reserved for Safety/Security Officers. The position may be required to sit and observe behavioral health patients or staff a desk position. This level of Officer may also post at locations where a Safety/Security Officer is not identified as necessary by the Safety and Security Director or Vice President of Environment of Care (EOC).


The Safety/Security Associate Officer may also staff the Legacy Enhanced Security Screening stations. This may include X-Ray Scanners, Walkthrough Metal Detectors, Handheld Metal Detectors and physical searches of belongings and persons.


Preferred candidates will have high volume customer service experience. This position will be screening patients and visitors for COVID and utilizing metal detectors and scanners to prevent dangerous items from entering the facility.



High School diploma or equivalent.

Education requirements for DPSST certification may be different from Legacy's education requirements for this job.



Prior Corrections, Military, First Responder (law enforcement, fire services, EMS), Behavior Health/ER technician, or related Security experience preferred. Prior customer service experience preferred.



Ability to provide a high level of customer service.

Ability to effectively manage a high flow queue line.

Ability to maintain a satisfactory driving record. 

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to use computer programs and write legible and grammatically correct reports.

Ability to pay attention to detail and remain aware of current surroundings.

Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions.



Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled



Healthcare Provider BLS or AHA Heartsaver CPR including Adult, Child, and Infant with AED certification required within 14 days of placement.

DPSST (Department of Public Safety Standards and Training) unarmed professional temporary certification (PS 20) or current DPSST unarmed professional certification required within 14 days of placement.  The DPSST unarmed professional certification must be obtained within 120 days of the first day of placement in the department.

Successful completion of Legacy’s approved de-escalation training certification within 120 days of the first day of placement within the department and then recertification as defined by the course.

Current valid applicable state driver’s license, and a driving record that meets insurance carrier requirements, is preferred.


Pay Range

USD $19.45 - USD $27.81 /Hr.


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