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Paladin Security

Patient Watch Attendant - Hospitals

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
2 days ago

Paladin Security: Making the World a Safer and Friendlier Place! Do you have superior customer service skills and a passion for helping people? Are you able to think quickly on your feet and defuse difficult situations? Your track record of handling a great deal of responsibility combined with your varied life experience and enthusiasm for a job well done make you an ideal candidate for our team! The Paladin Difference starts with our officers; we're the best because we hire the best. We believe in promoting from within, respecting people and their differences, providing high quality service and always having fun! We offer job stable positions and lots of career advancement opportunities, including free training, security licensing, and promotion from within. If you think you have what it takes to join our team, we want to meet you!

Job Skills / Requirements

Are you an aspiring Health Care or Emergency Management professional?

Make a difference in your community Be a part of a rewarding career that ensures the safety of our healthcare workers and visitors. As a Patient Watch Attendant, you will be responsible for watching over a patient's safety and security in the absence of a medical practitioner. This is a great opportunity for those who love working directly with patient's, or those who have an interest in building a career in Security.


In this role you will be working directly with the patients, watching over their health conditions& safety and report any changes to the security or nursing staff.

  • Constantly monitor the assigned patient in accordance with the hospital.
  • Accurately maintain the patient activity log and other forms as directed while conducting direct patient monitoring.
  • Maintain diligence and continuous assessment of the environment for hazards in order to help ensure that a safe environment is maintained.
  • Utilize critical thinking in maintaining personal space with the patient while remaining at an appropriate distance from patient(s) to intervene if there are any changes in the patient or the environment.
  • Advise nursing staff of changes in behavior, unusual circumstances, or reasonable patient needs.
  • Exercise verbal skills to de-escalate potentially hostile patients or visitors.

  • Can remain calm and effectively perform in emergency situations.
  • Possess skills to deal with challenges and communicate effectively at various social levels.
  • Can detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel.
  • Are comfortable to walk and stand for long periods of time.
  • Can make immediate decisions, while maintaining composure in emergency response situations with minimal supervision.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and customer service orientation.
  • Can handle private and confidential information with a high amount of discretion.
  • Can adhere to our Code of Ethics in performing job requirements.

  • An active lifestyle: If sitting behind a desk doesn't appeal to you, you'll love the dynamic work environment that security can bring.
  • Leading Corporate Culture: Paladin is a Canadian employee or choice because of the amazing people that work here!
  • Career advancement: Whether you are gaining experience for law enforcement, looking for meaningful work as a student, or simply exploring a field you are passionate about, Paladin gives you the opportunity to advance your skills!
  • Health Benefits & Perks: Full-time employees are eligible for great benefits, and all staff can enjoy exclusive Paladin discounts at your favorite retailers and service providers across Canada!
  • And more...

Please note that we are now accepting applicants without Security Licenses for the Patient Watch Position and the hourly wage for this role is $20.

Paladin Security is one of Canada's Best Employers. We have been awarded for our outstanding corporate culture, approach to management and our customer service. Join our winning team today!

We thank all candidates for their time, but only applications which meet the minimum requirements will be considered.


This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift, 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift.

Number of Openings for this position: 1