Security Officer:
Centura Health

Centura Health
Canon City Colorado

St. Thomas More Hospital, a 25- acute care/critical access facilty, is the cornerstone of health care services for Fremont County and surrounding southern Colorado communtites.  St. Thomas More offers 24-hour emergency and trauma services, inpatient acute care, intensive care unit, The Birth Center, diagnostic imaging, surgical services, rehabilitation services, sleep disorder center and more.  St. Thomas More was rated five stars by Healthgrades® for Total Knee Replacement (2012-2017), Hip Fracture Treatment (2017), and Treatment of Sepsis (2017).  Our physicians specialize in emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology services, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, and pediatric health services.  Associates of St. Thomas More enjoy the camaraderie of a close-knit community hospital, the relaxed feel of small town life and an affordable cost of living in a town rich in culture and historic architecture.  Located 50 miles from Colorado Springs at the foot hills of the Rocky Mountains and the entrance to the Royal Gorge, locals and visitors alike enjoy this area for some of the state's best hiking, widllife and river sports like rafting and fishing.  Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 124528

Recruiter Contact: Theresa Manous ([email protected])

Clinic/Department: 8561 STM SECURITY 


Schedule: PRN - Per Request Needed

Shift: Variable


Provides security for patients, employees and visitors; protects hospital buildings, assets, and premises as assigned.


  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Security certification/experience preferred


  • U.S. Citizen

  • Familiar with Life Safety Codes


  • Current valid Colorado driver’s license

  • BLS certification within 6 months

  • Must become TPR Use of Force, RIPP Restraint and Taser Certified to carry



  • Provide security for those on the premises by patrolling and surveillance techniques familiar to law enforcement and security officers in order to ensure a safe environment.

  • Maintains established department policies, procedures, objectives, and quality assurance as well as maintaining confidentiality of patient/resident staff information (HIPPA).

  • Report all hazardous conditions/equipment, as well as safety and/or fire hazards or security violations to the Security Supervisor and/or Plant Operations Manager.

  • Operates the Security Cameras/ Employee Identification System /Paging system.

  • Prevent theft and other criminal activity throughout the facility thereby contributing to cost effective and quality control principals, by assuring that personnel follow established security and safety regulations. In addition, responsible for securing patient valuables or lost and found articles; maintains log of items received.

  • Settle disturbances and intervene when necessary to ensure the peaceful atmosphere of the facility. Responds to Detox Center, and provides restraints of violent patients, if available during a panic alarm activation and effect the removal and/or arrest when necessary.

  • Assist in the service of subpoenas for other agencies in order to maintain a cooperative liaison with law enforcement agencies.

  • Document and retain information pertaining to activities, occurrences and investigations through the facility by the use of individual officers log sheets in order to disseminate information and to coordinate security efforts with other departments in the system.

  • Escorts personnel to and from parking lots as requested.

  • Secures and/or unlocks offices and facilities.

  • Controls parking and traffic flow around Helipad; enforces parking regulations.

  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, in-service meetings, and workshops, attends meetings and trainings as required, and maintains their relevant training documentation and medical records.

  • Performs Code Pink Drills and assists in fire and disaster responses/drill, as well as responsible for Taser RIPP Restraint training, documentation and record keeping.

  • Participates in New Hire Orientation by educating new employees about security of the facility.


  • Regularly assist Plant Operations staff in the maintenance/resets of the air handles/ boilers after power outages/weather related problems, fire extinguishers and smoke detectors, and routine maintenance of the facility (replace water bottles, change light bulbs, etc) as requested.

* This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties.  Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.


Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)



Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

Basic Qualifications