Security Officer-Unarmed/ 40hrs/wk/ Midnights/ West Bloomfield

Facility/Security/Support Services
195238 Requisition #


Under general supervision, unarmed Security Officers are responsible for protecting the site’s building, grounds, assets, employees, patients and visitors against criminal activity, accidents, fires and natural disasters, as well as providing outstanding customer service. 


  • Must provide excellent customer service when dealing with Patients, Visitors, Customers, Employees, Co-Workers, etc.
  • Manage posts – this may include building lobbies or reception areas.
  • Monitor surroundings on closed-circuit television.
  • Conduct hourly foot patrol of interior and exterior to check entrances, doors, windows and vents are locked and secure against break-ins (includes climbing stairs).
  • Ensure unauthorized persons do not enter restricted areas.
  • Maintain access control of visitors during/or after normal visiting hours.
  • Patrolling facilities & properties or manning posts to provide security presence.
  • Detecting suspicious activity and threats to property or people.
  • Watch for criminal activity and responding based on training.
  • Subdue resisting subjects using hands and feet while employing defensive tactics, maneuvers or approved non-lethal weapons.
  • Observe and report criminal activity to Security Police Officer, Security Leader, Supervisor and/or Manager or local police authority (if appropriate).
  • Check for employee and vendor identifications.
  • May direct traffic on the premises and issue parking violations.
  • May provide security escorts for facility employees, patients and visitors.
  • Look for suspicious persons, packages and activities.
  • Participate in implementation of emergency procedures such as fire, accidents, evacuation, and traffic control.
  • Must follow site-specific post guidelines.
  • Document daily activities and incident reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Associate’s Degree or two (2) years of college required.  
  • College coursework in Criminal Justice, Security Administration preferred.
  • One to three (1-3) years of healthcare security experience preferred.  
  • May be required to use an intermediate weapon.  
  • Annual training and testing requirements must be maintained.
  • HFH police authority is PA330. To carry this certification a licensed private security police officer, also referred to as "arrest authority" security guards, have misdemeanor arrest authority while on active duty, while on HFHS premises and in full uniform. Therefore, all security officers and security police officers must carry the appropriate licensure, and all of the employees that have the arrest authority must meet minimum requirements related to age, security or law enforcement experience, as well as a suitable background, which includes the absence of any felony conviction and specific misdemeanor convictions.



  • Maintain a valid unexpired Michigan operator’s license.
  • Satisfactorily complete state minimum training certification requirements and required testing.


       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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