ChristianaCare, Union Hospital is seeking a Security Officer who performs a variety of security and safety related functions while involved in the safeguarding of employees, patients, visitors, physicians, and property. Essential Job Responsibilities - Responsible for providing a safe environment for patients, employees, and visitors. - Protects buildings, assets and premises. - Patients and visitors will be of primary concern to the Security Officer. - Assist clinical staff with lifting patients when needed. - Must be able to work well under pressure during emergency situation. - Must possess outstanding service excellence skills. - Must be able to intervene with physically aggressive individuals. - Produce all hospital staff identification and establish access level. - Identifies and investigates unusual or suspicious activity. - Conduct investigations for Risk Management. - Provide security and safety to behavioral health staff and patients. - Coordinates after hour visitor procedures. - Demonstrate competency in roles and responsibilities while responding to all emergency codes. - Coordinate mortuary issues with local funeral homes and law enforcement. - Coordinate with Child Protection on family domestic issues in the maternal infant center and pediatrics.
Requirements Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Licenses / Certifications: American Heart Association BLS and De-Escalation certification required within 90 days of employment. Must have valid driver's license and good driving record. Experience: Two years' experience in security, military service, police, public safety or an equivalent amount of education may be substituted. Hospital experience is preferred.
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.