UnityPoint Health

Security Officer

Requisition ID
Safety and Security
1825 Logan Ave
2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
Safety & Security
Scheduled Hours/Shift
PRN as needed; 8 hr shifts
Work Remotely within the US
Work Type (Portal Searching)
As Needed


UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital

Safety & Security

PRN as needed; 8 hr shifts


The Security officer provides security for patients, employees and visitors. Protect hospital building, assets and premises as assigned. Oversees all the hospital's security systems. Helps to lead the daily operations of the hospital's security officers and safety techs. Assist the Manager of Safety and Security with Emergency Management.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work.



• Patrol hospital buildings and premises to prevent fire, theft, vandalism and intruders.
• Monitor conduct of visitors on hospital premises.
• Confront unauthorized persons for questioning as needed.
• Perform investigations for incidents criminal and non-criminal which occur on property.
• Report safety and/or fire hazards or security violations.
• Trend analysis and mitigation of identified security risks. This will also include participation in risk assessments as appropriate.
• Maintains daily security logs and reports.
• Monitoring, managing, testing and training of UnityPoint Health-Allen security systems; which include, but are not limited to camera systems, access control systems, duress buttons, infant abduction systems, and patient wandering systems.
• Assist in safety and security educational programs for the hospital.


Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma/GED or highest level of post-secondary education.
  • All PRN positions must be an active law enforcement officer within the state of Iowa or retired law enforcement in good standing.
  • Professional or Non-Professional Permit to Carry Weapons per Iowa Code Chapter 724.
  • Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
  • Annual Firearm qualified documentation.
  • Must have all National Incident Management System compliant classes taken within one year.
  • Must read, write, and speak English fluently.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse professional, educational and lifestyle backgrounds.
  • Must be able to problem solve.
  • Must model professionalism.
  • Ability to be flexible with work assignments.
  • Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
  • Preferred
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice law enforcement
  • Law enforcement experience and completion of Field Training at the Law Enforcement Department.
  • CHSO (Certified Healthcare Security Officer) within six months of employment.
  • CAHSO (Certified Advance Healthcare Security Officer) within one year of employment.


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