Security Guard – Gardena Health Center

Updated: 20 days ago
Location: Gardena, CALIFORNIA



Venice Family Clinic is a leader in providing comprehensive, high-quality health care to people in need regardless of their income, insurance or immigration status. The organization has more than 500 staff who serve 45,000 people with compassion, dignity and respect across an area that spans from the Santa Monica Mountains through the South Bay. We have a network of clinics, Early Head Start centers and mobile clinics plus an expansive street medicine program to reach people experiencing homelessness. Read more about us at

Under the supervision of Sr. Security Guard Supervisor, provide security services for all Venice Family Clinic sites. 

Salary range: $19.75 – $26.01 hourly

Senate Bill 525 was signed into law by Governor Newsom in October 2023. Starting June 1, 2024, SB525 sets a new $23 minimum wage for nonexempt healthcare workers and raises the exempt employee salary threshold to $1,380/week (equivalent to $5,980/month or $71,760/year).

  • As defined under SB525, healthcare workers are defined as employees who are involved in the provision of “health care services,” which means “patient care-related services including nursing; caregiving; services provided by medical residents, interns, or fellows; technical and ancillary services; janitorial work; housekeeping; grounds keeping; guard duties; business office clerical work; food services; laundry; medical coding and billing; call center and warehouse work; scheduling; and gift shop work; but only where such services support patient care”.
  • Employees (career, contract, student, per diem) in the UCLA Health medical facilities (e.g. Ronald Reagan Medical Center, Santa Monica UCLA Hospital, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, etc.) meet these criteria.




    • Possession of current Guard Card issued by the State of California.  
    • Chemical Agent Certification, and certificate in CPR and First Aid. 
    • Possession of valid California State Driver’s License; position is subject to the California DMV’s “Pull Notice System” and continued employment is contingent upon proof of a satisfactory driving record.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to demonstrate experience in security procedures, and w orking knowledge of security systems such as locking mechanisms, alarms and cameras. 
    • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and co-workers. 
    • Ability to effectively supervise and train individuals and groups when necessary.
    • Ability to be assertive and use necessary physical force to control situations and/or individuals.
    • Ability to maintain equanimity in the face of resistance, indifference or hostility
    • Ability to work occasional weekends, evening and provides coverage at other sites as needed.

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