Executive Director, Security | Wellstar Health System
Location: Marietta, Georgia
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 2023-113626
The Executive Director Security Services at Wellstar Heath System reports to the Vice President / Chief Security Officer. This individual provides professional leadership and direction of the security management plan to provide for the protection of patients, visitors, employees, medical staff members, volunteers and property for all Wellstar Health System facilities.
This leader provides operational oversight of the security management plan for multiple hospitals (11), urgent care and satellite diagnostic centers, multiple health parks, adult living centers, more than 225 medical office locations, and more than 24,000 employees and contracted staff and more than 2,500 medical staff members.
The security management program developed must meet or exceed applicable TJC standards, be consistent with current legal guidelines and have provisions for evaluating effectiveness and continuing performance improvements. This individual provides expert knowledge of accepted security standards, practices and guidelines.
This individual provides expertise in assessing and evaluating security services for existing sites as well as expansion or acquisitions, including consideration of employed and contracted services. This leader must be knowledgeable of current laws/regulations as well as partner with community services to understand security risks and disaster/emergency services.
This leader manages a complex system of resources and training to appropriately arm security personnel to provide protection services to include expert knowledge of local and state law for armed professionals. This leader has expertise in investigation techniques to address concerns related to employee, visitor and property safety and protection.
Oversee the Security Ops for multi Wellstar hospitals, urgent care centers, satellite diagnositc center, health parks, and business office buildings.
Oversight of 3-4 Direct Reports
Assessment, training and faciliation of security
Oversees strategy for security technology
Internal and External Communication/Reporting
Required Minimum Education:
Bachelor's Degree Required
Required Minimum Experience:
Minimum 5 years experience in a security leadership position is Required and
Minimum 3 years in healthcare management in a healthcare system of similar size and complexity is Preferred
Required Minimum Skills:
Possesses writing skills necessary to develop policies, procedures and training programs for all system departments as required.
Must possess the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management and staff.
Must satisfactorily complete the International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) Basic and Supervisory Security Certificate programs within the first year of employment.
Public relations skills necessary to communicate effectively with the public in a courteous, professional and tactful manner.
Must be able to develop and manage operating budgets for all areas of responsibility.
Strong leadership, coaching, troubleshooting, management and mentoring skills.
Knowledge and experience with alarm systems, disaster/emergency preparedness, investigative techniques, key control, security technology, video surveillance and access control systems.
Required Minimum License(s):
Georgia Weapons Carry Permit is Preferred
Driver's License is Required, will need to obtain GA DL prior to start date