Tri-City Medical Center


FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Work Schedule
5:45 am to 14:15 pm with 2 weekdays off
Cost Center/Dept
8420 - Security

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Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.


Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.


Position Summary:

Responsible for providing reasonable protection and security to the Medical Center, the employees, patients, medical staff and visitors and to their property from accident, damage, theft and trespassing.


Major Position Responsibilities:

The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.

  • Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements.
  • Perform duties in a manner that provides protection to the Medical Center, the employees, patients, visitors and medical staff and their property by identifying high-risk persons, unsafe behavior, contraband objects as well as using immediate verbal or physical interventions to uphold a safe environment.
  • Will uphold and maintain a secured environment by observing identification badges, unsecured doors, trip/fall hazards and adhering to safety procedures.
  • Assist with the inventory, transferring, housing and retrieval of assets within the medical center.
  • Assist with security officer orientation, as needed.
  • Complies with the established schedule of the Security department as well as unscheduled mandatory overtime, when needed, in order to maintain safe staffing levels.
  • Responsible to maintain departmental equipment.
  • Consistently demonstrate an understanding of departmental documentation standards and completing report investigations in a timely manner.
  • Follows established policy and procedures in all situations.
  • Maintains all unit specific and educational requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Prefer a minimum of two to four years of police or security related experience or college related courses in the area of Security, Criminology or Management.


  • High School diploma or GED, required. 


  • BSIS Guard Card, required within 90 days of hire.


  • NVCI Training within 90 days of hire or transfer, required.


Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.


**To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**


TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.


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