SECURITY OFFICER (PCN 1164)
Work Hours: Varies
This is a Non-Union position with variable hours throughout the work week.
The Security Officer is a position in the Security Department, responsible for the day-to-day operation of the security program.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
The Security Officer performs a variety of tasks including but not limited to; daily rounds, monthly fire extinguisher & emergency station checks, and completing work orders as assigned through the Facilities department. The position is supervised by the Safety & Security Manager.
The Security Officer will be in frequent contact with department managers, staff, patients/residents, physicians, contractors, vendors and State and Federal Inspectors. This individual should make every effort to project a professional, positive image of the hospital and staff in all interactions with these contacts.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
- Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED.
- Minimum of 2 years total related experience (Security, Law Enforcement, Corrections, Fire and Emergency Services, Military). Demonstrated ability and expertise with conflict resolution & de-escalation techniques.
- Must possess or be able to obtain within 6 months the IAHSS Healthcare Safety Certificate
- Must be able to read, write and understand English; follow verbal and written instructions.
- Must be able to pass a Job Function Test and meet the physical demands of the job.
- Must have basic computer skills.
- Must have good communication and listening skills.
Must be able to perform work with attention to detail, be flexible in work assignment and work competently in stressful situations.
South Peninsula Hospital is a 22-bed Critical Access Hospital with an attached 28 bed Long Term Care Unit and a nine bed designated Level IV Trauma Center. The facility also includes several clinics and office buildings located off the main campus. The Security Officer may work in all of these areas. The working environment while generally pleasant requires that this person be able to complete rounds, which consists of extensive walking. Working hours are usually during the-day, but may fluctuate, depending on various situations and work load. This position may be called to work at any hour of the day or night to deal with maintaining a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors and staff.