This leader has operational accountability and oversight, and manages the daily activities of the Public Safety & Emergency Management, as well as, security technology within the Public Safety department, and will serve as the Director's designee during the director's absence. In this role, the leader sets the tone and models positive leadership behavior, while ensuring team work tasks, projects, and responsibilities are completed successfully in support of departmental and organizational goals.
– Require a Bachelors degree. An Associates degree and two (2) years of relevant security/military supervisory experience or High School diploma and four (4) years of relevant hospital security/military supervisory experience will substitute for the required Bachelors degree.
– Require a minimum of three (3) years supervisory experience in hospital security.
– Strongly prefer knowledge of Joint Commission Standards related to Security/Safety/Emergency Management.
– Strongly prefer previous participation in a Joint Commission survey as a key member of the Security/Safety/Emergency Management team.
– Requires Instructor certification in a minimum of two (additional certifications preferred) of the following disciplines:
– BCLS, CPR / AED. – De-Escalation / Personal Safety Awareness. – Florida K License Firearms Instructor. – NRA Certified Firearms Instructor. – Florida DI Security Officer Instructor. – First Receiver Chemical Decontamination Instructor. – First Receiver Biologic Decontamination Instructor. – Taser Certification Instructor. – Force on Force (SIM House) Instructor. – Florida Defensive Tactics Instructor. – OC Pepper Certification Instructor. – Collapsible Baton Certification Instructor. – APCO Certified Communications Trainer. – APCO Certified Communications Instructor.
– Require International Board for Certification of Safety Managers, Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional (CHEP) certification within four (4) months, and continuously maintain certification thereafter.
– Require International Hospital Safety and Security Certification – Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator with in first twelve (12) months.
– Require Taser Certification.
– Prefer previous management level experience.
– Prefer the ability to participate in public speaking and a variety of leadership level meetings.
– Prefer the ability to direct others with confidence and professionalism in stressful situations.
– Prefer competency with use of computers.
– Prefer the ability to perform duties independently and exercise independent judgment.
– Prefer designation as a Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA) or Certified Protection Professional (CPP).
– Prefer previous experience as an instructor and/or trainer.
– Prefer previous experience in criminal investigations and interviews.
– Prefer demonstrated knowledge/experience in Emergency Management related to the All Hazards approach.
– Prefer demonstrated exceptional verbal and written skills.
About Sarasota Memorial Health Care Sytem
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, an 839-bed regional medical center, is the among the largest acute care public health systems in Florida. With more than 6,000 staff and 600 volunteers, it is one of Sarasota County’s largest employers. A community hospital founded in 1925, Sarasota Memorial is governed by the nine-member elected Sarasota County Public Hospital Board. It is a full-service health system, with specialized expertise in heart, vascular, cancer, and neuroscience services, as well as a network of outpatient centers, long-term care and rehabilitation among its many programs. Sarasota Memorial is the only provider of Level II trauma services, obstetrical services and Level III neonatal intensive care in Sarasota County.