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UnityPoint Health Security Safety Officer - Nights in Sioux City, Iowa

UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's

Sioux City

Fulltime Nights

As a member of the interdisciplinary team, contributes professional security knowledge and skills in the provision and management of safety and security for patients, visitors, staff, physicians, volunteers, students and others coming to the facility. Maintains a safe/secure environment that reflects the NFPA Fire Codes for Life Safety and Security Management and UnityPoint Health Safety and Security related policies, procedures and protocols.

Safety and Security duties - 50%

  • Patrols buildings and grounds looking for; safety hazards to report/correct, security deficiencies (hazards, suspicious activity, trespassers, theft, violence, parking issues etc.)

  • Ensures the security sensitive areas are secure and campus lockdown hours are observed and security lockdown equipment is functional.

  • Maintains Hot-work process.

  • Conduct fire and other emergency related drills.

  • Completes construction/renovation safety inspections.

  • Maintains and completes lost and found reporting and follow-up.

  • Investigates unusual circumstances.

  • Provides emergency response to security incidents or potential threats.

  • Provides computer generated reports of all activity and calls received during shift.

Patient Assistance or workplace violence assistance - 40%

  • Assist with At Risk searches or potentially violent or aggressive patients and provide a safe environment to include requesting Strong Team response if situations escalate.

  • Provides stand-by support for violent or potential violent situations.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria - 10%

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, JCAHO, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.


  • High School Graduate


  • Prefer one (1) year of hospital experience

  • Military honorable service preferred


  • CPI Certification within first year of hire.

  • Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.


  • Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

  • Multicultural sensitivity.

  • Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.

  • Customer/patient focused.

  • Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

Requisition ID: 2019-68674

Street: 2720 Stone Park Blvd

Name: 7520 UnityPoint Heath SC St Lukes

Name: Security- SLRMC

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 12 hour nights

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