Security Guard in Commerce, CA at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 1/9/2023

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Job Description and Responsibilities

Job Title: Security Guard

Job Summary:

  • Performs under the supervision of Security Supervisor, Performs a variety of duties related to the security of the hospital building and rounds to prevent fire, theft, vandalism, illegal entry and to assure the personal safety of employees, patients and visitors.

Essential Job Duties:  

  • To perform Building and ground patrols to assure the safety of the hospital.

  • To investigate any thefts, disturbance, suspicious activity.

  • To assist staff with patient restrains and intervention of disruptions by patients, visitors or staff.  

  • Facility access Control. Including the identification of individuals entering the facilities, controlling access to and from sensitive areas, locking, unlocking and restricting traffic at various times. To activate and deactivate anti theft alarm system. To report crime and have open communication with local law enforcement. 

  • To observe and report activities on daily activity report, question any unauthorized individuals and escort them out as need it. 

  • To provide timely response to reports of violent activity or request for the assistance in the restraining violent and aggressive patients of visitors.

Behavioral Standards: 

  • Exhibits customer and service oriented behaviors in every day work interactions.

  • Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude to internal workforce and external customers.


  • Provides accurate and timely written and verbal communication of information in a manner that is understood by all.   

  • Able to listen, understand, problem-solve, and carry-out duties to ensure the optimal outcome.

  • Able to use IT systems in an accurate and proficient manner.


  • Contributes toward effective, positive working relationships with internal and external colleagues.

  • Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility, reliability, and dependability in all daily work activities and a willingness to collaborate with others for the good of the customer and the organization.



  • High School graduate or equivalent preferred or at least 6 months to 1 year of current experience in an acute hospital setting as a security guard. 


  • Current Guard Card

  • Current BLS (CPR)

  • Current CPI (AB508)

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.

  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.