Security Officer


Per Diem

Variable - 8 hours


High School Diploma
Guard Card


St. Francis Medical Center (SFMC) is dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of the communities of Southeast Los Angeles. Our vision is to be a values-driven integrated health care delivery system in collaboration with those who share our values. We operate a 384-bed acute care hospital and one of the largest and busiest private emergency trauma centers in Los Angeles County -- treating more than 84,000 children and adults each year. Last year, more than 5,000 babies were born at SFMC's Family Life Center, with 875 babies cared for in our state-of-the-art Neonatal Intensive Care Center. We are a Primary Stroke Care Center and STEMI Receiving Center, both of which are approved by the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency.


This position patrols hospital premises, inspects hospital lighting and other utilities, fire escapes and stairwells to ensure proper lighting and that areas are free of obstructions. Reports any discrepancies for corrective action, prepares reports Performs fire/safety checks, participates in all fire, safety and disaster drills, investigates incidents of injury involving visitors, performs special escorts and surveillance. The Security Officer must communicate effectively with all internal and external contacts to enforce hospital policies as directed.

This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of St. Francis Medical Center.  It is expected that the associate holding this position will demonstrate behaviors consistent with our core values and will comply with all required standards governing our commitment to Compassionate Care, Exemplary Service and serving our patients. The associate holding this position will support St. Francis Medical Center's strategic plan and all essential elements of Quality Improvement and Financial Stewardship.


High School graduate or equivalent

One year High Rise / Hospital Security Experience preferred

Fire/Hazard Training, military police, state approved.

Fire/Police Academy preferred

 Basic computer skills preferred

Ability to read and write reports

Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred



Current California State Guard Card (No Temp)

Current and valid California Driver's License

Baton Permit (or must be obtained within thirty (30) days of hire) 

Pepper Spray Permit (or must be obtained within sixty (60) days of hire)

Current BLS-(AHA) Card (or must be obtained within sixty (60) days of hire)


Must continuously (66% to 100% of a work day):


Walking on tile floors

Must frequently (33% to 66% of a work day):

Twisting and bending of the neck forward and backward sitting

Must occasionally (11% to 33% of a work day):

Squatting/Kneeling Hand/wrist repetition Lift greater than 50 lb