Security Officer

052 Safety · Colby, Kansas
Department 052 Safety
Employment Type FT
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation Dependent upon experience

Citizens Health is looking for a security officer to work full-time in our security department.   

Our Mission: Enhancing the lives of those we serve.

About Us: Citizens Health is a community based, private, not-for-profit organization. It is comprised of:

Citizens Medical Center - a 25 bed critical access hospital,

Family Center for Health Care - an outpatient rural health clinic,

Prairie Senior - a skilled nursing facility,

Citizens Clubhouse - an onsite childcare center that cares for children 6 weeks to school age for our workforce,

Citizens Medical Equipment - our durable medical equipment business. 

We strive to be progressive, dependable and knowledgeable, while providing compassionate, evidence-based care to the residents of northwest Kansas.

Days/Hours: Typically Monday-Friday  8AM to 5PM with possible weekends


Pay range:  Begins at $15.00, dependent upon experience.

The security officer will report to the Security Manager

What you’ll do:

  • Scheduled interior/exterior patrols of the buildings and grounds to ensure safety, security and general well-being of patients, associates, and guests.
  • Patrol all areas to reduce opportunities for property loss, to detect fire and safety hazards.
  • Assist in the enforcement of smoking, parking, access control and identification policies including new policies which maybe initiated by administration or department supervisor.
  • Meet the fire department at the main entrance and escort them to the location of fire.
  • Secure entrances limiting access to the medical center during an emergency/disaster.
  • Assist associates and guests to their cars if requested.
  • Provide assistance in cases of disruptive patients, visitors, or suspicious persons.
  • Assist any person needing assistance within the scope of recognized responsibilities.
  • Completes shift reports at the end of each shift.
  • Other duties as assigned by department leader

What you bring to the table:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) required or completed within 90 days.
  • A valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and must be insurable through the medical center's insurance carrier.
  •  BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification within one month of employment.

To be successful within our organization you will need to:

  • Be a self-starter who takes initiative, is open minded and a team player. 
  • Maintain a positive attitude with good energy. 
  • Create a positive, supportive working atmosphere.
  • Display integrity and accountability. 
  • Accept and respond to constructive criticism and suggestions and strives for self-improvement.
  • Adhere to organization policies and procedures.
  • Arrive at work on time and when scheduled.
  • Demonstrate flexibility, initiative and ingenuity in performing job tasks.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct and maintains professional appearance.         
  • Demonstrate behavior that reflects the image of the institution.

 Available Benefits

Medical, dental and vision insurance available

Pre-Tax and Roth Contributions

  • Automatic 6% salary deferral upon employment
  • Regular and matching contributions after one-year and 1,000 hours worked

Provides Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

  • Full-time coverage - equal to two times employees annual income
  • Part-time coverage - one-time annual income

Differential and Certification Pay

  • Eligible employees receive shift, weekend and holiday differential pay

Other Benefits

Paid time off

On-site child care services

Funeral leave

Health Savings Account

Dependent, Medical and Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Accounts

Aflac Group Insurance

Discounted membership rate for EagleMed and LifeSave

Many More!

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Citizens Medical Center, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or discharge history, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

I understand that neither the completion of this application nor any other part of my consideration for employment establishes any obligation for CMCI to hire me.  If I am hired, I understand that either CMCI or I can terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice.  I understand that no representative of CMCI has the authority to make any assurance to the contrary.

Citizens Medical Center, Inc. implements a Drug Free Workplace Program.  Drug testing is required of applicants in accordance with relevant laws. 

If you need assistance to complete this application or during any phase of the application, interview, or employment process, please notify the Human Resources Department (785) 460-4842.  Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate your needs in a timely manner. 

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  • Location
    Colby, Kansas
  • Department
    052 Safety
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Dependent upon experience