Foundation Health Security Officer in Fairbanks, Alaska

This position tours the facilities and grounds; assists with the welfare and safety of personnel and patients; investigates critical incidents; assists employees, patients and visitors; interfaces with emergency response agencies; secures doors; monitors parking and traffic control. Performs assigned security duties promptly and accurately. Works varied assignments and shifts.

About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. We have a strong patient to nurse ratio, a culture of Shared Leadership, and are proud members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.

Position Available

Per Diem, on-call as needed, varied days, varied shifts, weekends and holidays included.


  • Exhibits excellent interpersonal skills and be customer service oriented in all contacts with patients, visitors and staff.

  • Tours and inspects facility frequently to assist in maintaining a safer and more secure environment. Assists employees with security related matters and enforces parking regulations and traffic control. Responds to all emergency codes for assistance and control.

  • Investigates and completes written reports of complaints, critical security incidents and unusual activities involving patients, employees and visitors; submits all reports to the security leadership by the end of the shift in which the report occurs. Maintains an accurate log of all relevant security activities during each shift.

  • Locks and unlocks facility doors at prescribed times. Checks unoccupied areas and sets the alarms when appropriate. Does money pick-ups from departments, logs pick-ups and successfully delivers the contents to the appropriate destination department. Releases bodies from the morgue, ensuring that all paperwork is complete. Checks alarms and fire extinguishers to ensure they are in proper working order. Escorts patients, visitors and employees. Assists medical staff in restraining and handling disturbed patients.

  • Presents a professional appearance and demeanor at all times.

  • Based on area of assignment may assist in the maintenance and preservation of confidential health documents including scanning into electronic patient health information systems.

Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.

NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.


Must possess a valid driver’s license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.

Must possess the ability to make accurate observations and exercise good independent judgment in a variety of situations (including emergencies). Must have the ability to write comprehensive security reports.


Prefer experience in a similar healthcare capacity


FM - Typical Facilities/Maintenance/Outside Services Environment: (EVS Technician I, Electrician,

Groundskeeper, M/R Courier)

  • Able to stand, climb, stoop, bend frequently; positions require considerable physical activity

  • May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.

  • Requires ability to tolerate exposure to conditions which may include toxic chemicals, bio-hazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, heights, high temperatures or confined spaces.

  • Able to use proper body mechanics to lift supplies and equipment and push carts and dollies weighing up to 500 lbs.

  • Needs adequate color vision. Must wear protective clothing as required.

  • May be required to travel to various locations.

  • Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone.

Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Number: 2018-2999

Shift Schedule: Varied

New Grad: Yes

External Company Name: Foundation Health, LLC

External Company URL:

Street: 1650 Cowles Street