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Providence Public Safety Officer in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Public Safety Officer (part-time / night shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA.

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We are seeking a Public Safety Officer who will maintain a safe and secure environment for hospital patients, visitors and employees. May be required to provide assistance in patient restraints in the age groups of adolescents, young, middle and older adults, by following the direction of the nurse in charge.

In this position you will:

  • Respond to all calls for assistance immediately, bases on the following priorities:

  • Life Safety

  • Protection of Property

  • General Assistance Calls

  • Continually conduct interior and/or exterior patrols, when not involved with calls for assistance

  • Respond to all emergency calls immediately and takes appropriate action

  • Complete Daily Logs by the end of watch on each shift

  • Ensure the Patrol Vehicle and Office are maintained in a clean and workable fashion

  • Locate unsecured areas while on patrol and takes appropriate action to secure

  • Complete all regular duties by the end of each shift

  • Complete all Event Reports prior to EOW during review period

  • Complete all logs by the end of each shift throughout the review period

  • Ensure that all “Special Duties”, i.e., Lost and Found, Photo ID Filing, etc., are carried out with no back up log, pile up or messy fashion


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement

  • Valid California State Guard Card

  • Valid California Driver’s License

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Proven ability to effectively deal with hostile individuals in a professional manner

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Either Recent Public Safety (aka Security) or Military experience if Honorably Discharged

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Facilities Security

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 297796